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Land-use planning in Hong Kong

M. R. Bristow

Land-use planning in Hong Kong

history, policies and processes.

by M. R. Bristow

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, Oxford .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14959587M
ISBN 100195815068

Book Description. Thirteen years ago, the first edition of Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Development examined the question: is the environmental doomsday scenario inevitable?It then presented the underlying concepts of sustainable land-use planning and an array of alternatives for modifying conventional planning for and regulation of the development of land. Restriction of land use; Sometimes, unauthorized changes in the land use of a particular area would be outlawed. In other words, the land use of a particular area must remain the one set by the government. Again using Hong Kong as an example, flats may not be .

  Reader in the Department of Geography and Geology at the University of Hong Kong. Despite the rapid urbanization of Hong Kong over the last few decades, until the late s a serene countryside, contrasting with the bustling city close at hand, was left by default. Whereas many of the extra-urban hills have been designated as country parks, which guards them against development, Cited by: 8.   Local Plans in British Land Use Planning provides an analysis of the nature, purpose, and operation of development plans in British planning practice. Comprised of 10 chapters, the book discusses about the use of development plans as procedural tools used by government agencies as an element in programs for intervening in the way a land is used Book Edition: 1.

Hong Kong definition of high-density and high-rise living For Hong Kong, the multiple use of space and land use has a long history of practice. The use of multiple spaces is a unique character of Hong Kong; its definition, however, is blurred because it is responsive to changes in societal preferences that in turn are subject to changes over Size: 1MB. Book Description: Although Hong Kong is an open and business-friendly environment, it has a socialist leasehold land tenure system. The government is landlord to virtually all land, so it plays a pivotal role in the administration of this scarce and therefore valuable resource.


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Hong Kong has experienced remarkable economic. Land-use planning is the process of regulating the use of land in an effort to promote more desirable social and environmental outcomes as well as a more efficient use of resources.

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Get this from a library. Land-use planning in Hong Kong: history, policies, and procedures. [M R Bristow]. The scope of the book, however, covers much more than this. It offers an insight into how land use/transport planning exercises for the territory were prepared and how decisions emerged from them during the most economically active period in Hong Kong's history up to its hand over to the People's Republic of China in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bristow, M.R.

Roger). Land use planning in Hong Kong. Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press,   Land Use Zoning and Land Supply in Hong Kong Bauhinia Seminar on Rethinking Land Supply Strategy 1 TANG Bo-sin Professor and Associate Head Department of Building & Real Estate The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 15 March File Size: 2MB.

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A number of years ago, I conducted comprehensive research Author: Pui-Yin Ho. formulating, monitoring and reviewing land use at the territorial and district/local level. It also carries out topical studies and undertakes actions against unauthorised land uses. The principal body responsible for statutory planning in Hong Kong is the Town Planning Board (TPB).

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The Toronto region can learn from these examples of integrating transportation and land use planning. In the United States, the terms land-use planning, regional planning, urban planning, and urban design are often used interchangeably, and will depend on the state, county, and/or project in.

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Land Use Policy is an international and interdisciplinary journal concerned with the social, economic, political, legal, physical and planning aspects of urban and rural land use. It provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information from the diverse range of disciplines and interest groups.

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Land-use planning in Hong Kong: history, policies and procedures M. Roger Bristow Snippet view - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Social Life and Development in Hong Kong: Editor: Rance P. Lee: Publisher: Chinese University. Zoning and Land Use Planning Zoning is a planning control tool for regulating the built environment and creating functional real estate markets.

It does so by dividing land that comprises the statutory area of a local authority into sections, permitting particular land uses on specific sites to shape the layout of towns and cities and enable.First published inthis volume is certain to be the definitive work about the practice of land-use and transport planning in Hong Kong.

Dimitriou and Cook explore the historical developments, current issues and problems, policy and planning responses and new directions. Zoned Out! Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York city- edited by Tom Angotti and Sylvia Morse Gentrification and displacement of low-income communities of color are major issues in New York City and the city’s zoning policies are a major cause.

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