Urban redevelopment in Hong Kong - the activities of the Land Development Corporation

Jim Smith

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Abstract

Hong Kong has extensive urban areas which are in urgent need of redevelopment to provide modern residential and commercial accommodation. This paper describes the background to urban renewal in Hong Kong culminating in the establishment of the Land Development Corporation. It examines the Corporation's activities so far and evaluates its potential impact on the existing urban environment of Hong Kong.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCIB 90: Building Economics and Construction Management
Subtitle of host publicationBuilding Economics and Urban Development
EditorsVernon Irealnd, David Morgan, Herman Tempelmans Plat
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherUniversity of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Pages491-502
Number of pages12
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Constriction - University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 14 Mar 199021 Mar 1990

Conference

ConferenceInternational Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Constriction
Abbreviated titleCIB
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period14/03/9021/03/90

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Smith, J. (1990). Urban redevelopment in Hong Kong - the activities of the Land Development Corporation. In V. Irealnd, D. Morgan, & H. Tempelmans Plat (Eds.), CIB 90: Building Economics and Construction Management: Building Economics and Urban Development (Vol. 1, pp. 491-502). Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).