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The making of Hong Kong : from vertical to volumetric

Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Planning, history and environment series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Investigating what the history of Hong Kong's urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780415487016 0415487013
OCLC Number: 696025093
Description: Seiten.
Contents: 1. A State of IntenCity 2. Precedents 3. Long, Low and Intense: From Possession Point to World War II 4. Massing and Rising: The Post-War Decades 5. Vertical and Volumetric: Post 1980 6. Podium and Tower 7. Emerging Volumetric: Components 8. Conclusion: Vertical and Volumetric Postscript: Advancing the Volumetric on Old District and New Territory Sites
Series Title: Planning, history and environment series
Responsibility: by Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, Thomas Kvan.


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"A much-needed succinct history of Hong Kong's three-dimensional urban form... For designers working on projects in Hong Kong, The Making of Hong Kong may well be the one essential text." - Journal Read more...

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