The skyline of Macau in May 2015. Over 60 per cent of Macau’s total area is reclaimed land, compared with just 6 per cent for Hong Kong, according to Our Hong Kong Foundation. Photo: AFP

Can Hong Kong follow Macau and Singapore in reclaiming land for housing?

Ken Chu says shunning reclamation outright when other modern cities have been built on such land gets Hong Kong nowhere – but there should be a balance between conservation and development for an optimal housing solution

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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The skyline of Macau in May 2015. Over 60 per cent of Macau’s total area is reclaimed land, compared with just 6 per cent for Hong Kong, according to Our Hong Kong Foundation. Photo: AFP
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