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.
|Title of host publication||CIB 90: Building Economics and Construction Management|
|Subtitle of host publication||Building Economics and Urban Development|
|Editors||Vernon Irealnd, David Morgan, Herman Tempelmans Plat|
|Place of Publication||Sydney|
|Publisher||University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
|Event||International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Constriction - University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia|
Duration: 14 Mar 1990 → 21 Mar 1990
|Conference||International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Constriction|
|Period||14/03/90 → 21/03/90|
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).