Hyper-density combined with large areas of natural wilderness is Hong Kong’s competitive advantage over other cities like New York, London, Beijing and Shanghai. If we fail to recognise this, we risk squandering both. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Why Hong Kong doesn’t need large-scale reclamation or country park land for housing

Paul Zimmerman calls on the task force that will look into the city’s land supply sources to carefully weigh the public costs for each. By this yardstick, the least damaging options should be chosen

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Hyper-density combined with large areas of natural wilderness is Hong Kong’s competitive advantage over other cities like New York, London, Beijing and Shanghai. If we fail to recognise this, we risk squandering both. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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