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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... took a more bottom-up approach Drawn from experience Peter Cookson Smith has been working as an architect and urban planner in Hong Kong since 1977, but it wasn't until 10 years ago that he discovered a sad deficiency in how urban planners are taught. "I realised that nearly all the textbooks we use are Western textbooks," he says. Very little material dealt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1590219/urban-planner-marks-hong-kong-down
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Urban planners urged to build social living spaces for the elderly to cut suicide rates

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Better planning 'could cut suicides' Urban planners have been urged to do their part to create a living environment suitable for the city's elderly, who are nearly twice as likely to take their own lives as the rest of the population. In particular, experts in suicide prevention said, urban neighbourhoods should be designed to promote ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589602/urban-planners-urged-build-social-living-spaces-elderly-cut-suicide
  3. The life of a planner revolves around change

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young

    ... The role of an urban planner is to analyse a community's environment, parks, schools, businesses, libraries and transport. They observe how these are used, and how to improve on this. Urban ... of planning and design at the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) sees the role of an urban planner as part of a whole. 'In such a diverse society, the professional view isn't the only view. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600301/life-planner-revolves-around-change
  4. The romance of our city must be preserved

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Great American Cities, many urban planners and consultants now hope to bring back some of that vitality into urban communities. Supporters of Jacobs' ideas believe that the zoning of areas ... surprises. Here, on the other hand, our planners seem to be reading a different book. We are persevering with our 'big box' mentality with a policy of phasing out mixed-use zoning. Wan Chai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737706/romance-our-city-must-be-preserved
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Urban safari

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by BENJAMIN KANEREK

    ... It's a concrete jungle out there, so stay ahead of the pack. Urban safari Coat by Moncler Gamme Rouge (inquiries: 2524 7779). Wool and cotton dress, by Missoni, from Harvey Nichols (inquiries: 3695 3388). Alpaca hat, by Acne Studios, from I.T (inquiries: 2890 7012). Bao Bao backpack (€650/HK$6,500) by Issey Miyake. Plexi cuff (€197) by House of Flora www.houseofflora.net ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1594461/urban-safari
  6. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Chopstick up boy’s nose; virtual romance; British woman becomes urban cop in Hunan; addict sells daughter, 3, for drugs; judge suspected of rape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:52pm by Staff Reporters

    ... to her. According to the report, thousands of mainland companies offer the same virtual girlfriend service. The British beat A 21-year-old English teacher from Britain has been hired as an urban ... Shifeng district She said she applied for the urban management job because “Hunan needs better traffic control and a safer environment for pedestrians”.   JIANGSU Beggar supports family A beggar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1596223/chopstick-boys-nose-virtual-romance-british-woman-becomes-urban
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Urban renewal is in public interest When there is demand, there will be supply, say economists. But those living in Hong Kong know things do not always work like that. A plethora of rules and practices means market forces do not always produce outcomes as desirable as one would like. Urban renewal is a case in point. In what was hailed as a fundamental change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590468/speeding-urban-renewal-public-interest
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Watch: Burst water pipe creates urban geyser at busy Causeway Bay junction

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:55am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com A water pipe at the junction of Canal Road West and Leighton Road burst this morning, creating a large and powerful jet of water which crashed against the flyover above. The pipe burst at about 10.30am and the ensuing urban geyser continued for more than two hours before the Water Supplies Department brought the flow of water under control. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590048/burst-water-pipe-creates-urban-geyser-busy-causeway-bay-junction
  9. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Urban Outfitters opens first Asian store in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 02:54pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com American high-street chain Urban Outfitters is opening its first Asian store in Hong Kong at the end of the month in a wider push to the region as sales ... in Philadelphia in 1970, Urban Outfitters is known for its alternative, quirky apparel and homewares, and sells vintage clothing and accessories sourced from Europe and California. The label’s parent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1590142/urban-outfitters-opens-first-asian-store-hong-kong
  10. News - China - SOCIAL WELFARE

    Rural casualties of an urban age

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:07am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Older generations in the countryside can be at risk of suicide as children move to cities and long-standing roles in the family change Rural casualties of an urban age The last few decades have been an era of unprecedented change on the mainland as millions of rural people have left the countryside- and traditional family dynamics- behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588956/rural-casualties-urban-age

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