Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP

City planners warn Hong Kong could lose its individual character to ‘too much’ development

Planning experts warn that cities like Hong Kong need to maintain a balance between planned development and organic growth to keep their individuality

Topic |   Urban planning
Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP
Hong Kong lost some of its character since the 1980s and 1990s when the government began building new public housing estates to provide people with adequate accommodation. Photo: SCMP
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