A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE
A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Hong Kong’s housing crisis: a floating island might be cheaper and quicker than reclamation near Lantau

  • A proposal for a floating city between Miami and the Bahamas to be built in three years sounds like a promising solution to Hong Kong’s housing shortage

Topic |   Hong Kong housing
A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE
A view of residential and commercial buildings on the Kowloon Peninsula from Sky 100. A major drawback of the multi-year Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan is that Hong Kong is experiencing a housing shortage now, not in 10 years’ time. Photo: EPA-EFE
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