Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community

Marine wisdom to solve a land issue: Marine Enclave and Floating Community

Francis Neoton Cheung of Doctoral Exchange puts forward a proposal that combines conventional reclamation and innovative urban planning in bid to address Hong Kong’s long…

Industrial building revitalisation 2.0: Optimising social efficiency

Industrial building revitalisation 2.0: Optimising social efficiency

Optimising the use of industrial buildings should not go against inclusive development of communities. (Photo credit: Bryan Ho)

Government urged to adopt large-scale reclamation plan to meet future needs

Government urged to adopt large-scale reclamation plan to meet future needs

Reclamation should be seen as a feasible and effective solution to Hong Kong’s housing issue, major think tank researchers assert. Photo credits: CRECCHKI

Think Tank calls for rethink of water governance to cure wastefulness

Think Tank calls for rethink of water governance to cure wastefulness

Up to one-third of the city’s freshwater, or HK$1.35 billion in revenue, could be lost through leakage and theft. (Photo: From left – Dr Fredrick…

URA may offer more subsidised units, financing under question

URA may offer more subsidised units, financing under question

Urban Renewal Authority (URA) is considering an increase in its supply of subsidised flats. A To Kwa Wan project may be next.

Pescod takes the WKCD underground

Pescod takes the WKCD underground

The West Kowloon Cultural District is out of the spotlight – for the right reasons. No more blistering headlines and agitated LegCo members. Since Duncan…

城市發展的兩大病毒——“鄰避”與“士紳”

城市發展的兩大病毒——“鄰避”與“士紳”

Photo credit: Alan Fok

Harbour View: Out of the darkness – Amnesty in Hong Kong

Harbour View: Out of the darkness – Amnesty in Hong Kong

Industrial buildings are full of virtuous, non-industrial businesses.  These people deserve to be legally validated to bring employees and owners in from the cold.