Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman is the elected district councillor for Southern District (Pok Fu Lam), the CEO of Designing Hong Kong, and a co-convenor of Save Our Country Parks. He has a master's degree in social science (economics) from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and a Master of Arts (transport policy and planning) from the University of Hong Kong. Designing Hong Kong is a non-profit organisation devoted to promoting liveable density. For more information: www.paulzimmerman.hk and www.designinghongkong.com
Paul Zimmerman
Paul Zimmerman is the elected district councillor for Southern District (Pok Fu Lam), the CEO of Designing Hong Kong, and a co-convenor of Save Our Country Parks. He has a master's degree in social science (economics) from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and a Master of Arts (transport policy and planning) from the University of Hong Kong. Designing Hong Kong is a non-profit organisation devoted to promoting liveable density. For more information: www.paulzimmerman.hk and www.designinghongkong.com

Latest from Paul Zimmerman

Why Hong Kong doesn’t need large-scale reclamation or country park land for housing
Ministry of silly walks: Hong Kong officials are shirking their responsibility to make crowded Mong Kok a better place for pedestrians
Hong Kong must free its district councils to spearhead local improvements
Only the right Harbourfront Authority can create exemplary public spaces

The government is consulting the public on the setting up of a Harbourfront Authority but both the digest and response form fail to address key concerns.

3 Nov 2014 - 4:21AM

The government is consulting the public on the setting up of a Harbourfront Authority but both the digest and response form fail to address key concerns.

Only the right Harbourfront Authority can create exemplary public spaces
Hong Kong needs a mayor to lead the city's reinvention

The exhausting distraction of constitutional and political arrangements continues to divert much energy from our senior leadership, and has done so ever since 1982.

29 Jul 2014 - 12:53PM

The exhausting distraction of constitutional and political arrangements continues to divert much energy from our senior leadership, and has done so ever since 1982.

Hong Kong needs a mayor to lead the city's reinvention
Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development

Hong Kong's country parks are among our greatest treasures. Yet they are under development threat. And the "landlord", the Country and Marine Parks Authority, stands by silently.

11 Jun 2014 - 4:03AM

Hong Kong's country parks are among our greatest treasures. Yet they are under development threat. And the "landlord", the Country and Marine Parks Authority, stands by silently.

Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development
It's not too late to change direction
Develop a single land and transport policy
How to save Hong Kong's culture
The bigger the competition, the better
When today's policies threaten tomorrow
Decentralised hubs make for liveable city
Preserving heritage is its own reward
Too tied to one idea
21 Sep 2007 - 12:00AM
Too tied to one idea
Pier pressure and the route to harmony
Give Hong Kong people a boat policy anchored to real needs

The Hong Kong government has belatedly acknowledged the need for a fundamental review of policy and management issues relating to vessel berthing space. The review will explore solutions for better management of berthing spaces for local vessels and the challenges faced by the Marine Department.

4 Sep 2013 - 3:05AM

The Hong Kong government has belatedly acknowledged the need for a fundamental review of policy and management issues relating to vessel berthing space. The review will explore solutions for better management of berthing spaces for local vessels and the challenges faced by the Marine Department.

Give Hong Kong people a boat policy anchored to real needs
Hong Kong needs more public water sports facilities
No-build zones
23 Jul 2010 - 12:00AM
No-build zones
Our open space that is anything but public
We must keep our hawker heritage alive
Get the other harbourfront right, too
Evolution of an activist
21 Jan 2007 - 12:00AM
Evolution of an activist
Lead by example, Mr Tsang
19 Jun 2004 - 12:00AM
Lead by example, Mr Tsang
Bridging the green gap
30 Oct 2004 - 12:00AM
Bridging the green gap
Last chance to remake Victoria Harbour
Long live the Hong Kong spirit