Barry Wilson

Barry Wilson is an internationally qualified, multi-skilled, design and construction professional with 30 years of global experience in the private sector. In 2012, he received an award from the China International Urbanization Development Strategy Research Committee for his contribution to China's urbanisation transformation and is currently vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design and part-time professor at the University of Hong Kong. His consultancy practice, Barry Wilson Project Initiatives, has been tackling urbanisation issues in Hong Kong and China for over 20 years. www.initiatives.com.hk
Barry Wilson
Barry Wilson is an internationally qualified, multi-skilled, design and construction professional with 30 years of global experience in the private sector. In 2012, he received an award from the China International Urbanization Development Strategy Research Committee for his contribution to China's urbanisation transformation and is currently vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design and part-time professor at the University of Hong Kong. His consultancy practice, Barry Wilson Project Initiatives, has been tackling urbanisation issues in Hong Kong and China for over 20 years. www.initiatives.com.hk

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Opinion | Singapore and Vancouver can create liveable cities, where quality of life counts. Why can’t Hong Kong?

Barry Wilson says unlike policy visions of places such as Edinburgh, Vancouver and Singapore that have involved public discussion and include clear goals, Hong Kong 2030 Plus centres around infrastructure and fails to account for technological change.

13 Apr 2019 - 2:55AM

Barry Wilson says unlike policy visions of places such as Edinburgh, Vancouver and Singapore that have involved public discussion and include clear goals, Hong Kong 2030 Plus centres around infrastructure and fails to account for technological change.

Singapore and Vancouver can create liveable cities, where quality of life counts. Why can’t Hong Kong?
Xi Jinping says houses are ‘for living in, not for speculation’. But is Hong Kong listening?

Wealth creation should never be more important than our quality of life, and the Hong Kong government’s policy to encourage home ownership should not ignore other ways to give people a stake in society

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Wealth creation should never be more important than our quality of life, and the Hong Kong government’s policy to encourage home ownership should not ignore other ways to give people a stake in society

Xi Jinping says houses are ‘for living in, not for speculation’. But is Hong Kong listening?
When will Hong Kong tackle the health menace of congested roads?

The government is aware of the ills of roadside pollution and even the ways to reduce it, but seems unable to summon the will and courage needed to implement the solutions

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The government is aware of the ills of roadside pollution and even the ways to reduce it, but seems unable to summon the will and courage needed to implement the solutions

When will Hong Kong tackle the health menace of congested roads?
Affordable housing for all? Only with a shift in attitudes from governments, including in Hong Kong
Futuristic urban solutions will take bold vision
Housing in Hong Kong's city centre must be affordable for both rich and poor
Why Hong Kong must ditch its infrastructure-led growth model
How can Hong Kong compete in regional airport battle?