Hong Kong Hotspot: The Forgotten Side of the Railway

THE SIGNS OF good urban planning are simple: good development. In a modern-day context, that usually means transit-oriented. The erection of a new train station is, especially in a modern Asian metropolis like Hong Kong, certain to catalyse some new mixed-use development in an area, often comprising a mall with a high-rise condominium on top. … More Hong Kong Hotspot: The Forgotten Side of the Railway

Hong Kong Hotspot: Leave Nothing Behind

Despite development being challenged by limits to growth, tradition dies hard. Many new development are built on reclaimed land nowadays while old, famous areas of town preserve their character. Think of places like Mong Kok or Tsim Sha Tsui – popular with tourists and famous internationally, yet maintaining not only ‘heritage’ buildings but your typical … More Hong Kong Hotspot: Leave Nothing Behind