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Conference Paper: The high permeability of pragmatic gated communities in high density Hong Kong: the planning influence and social implications

TitleThe high permeability of pragmatic gated communities in high density Hong Kong: the planning influence and social implications
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Issue Date2013
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The 43rd Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA., 3-6 April 2013. How to Cite?
AbstractHong Kong is renowned for its high density but orderly built environment. The housing form of Hong Kong is dominated by high rises organized into well‐defined housing estates. It is argued that this type of residential organization is one form of gated communities (GCs), and unlike GCs in the Western cities, they proliferate because of pragmaticism. It is also argued that spatial segregation is a lesser problem because most of the GCs in Hong Kong are accessible by the public without gating or fencing around their boundaries, that there is public transport weaving throu...
DescriptionConference Theme: Building the 21st Century City: Inclusion, Innovation, and Globalization
Session - Neighborhood as Environment: Walkability, Open Space and Connection
The Book of Abstracts' web site is located at http://www.urbanaffairsassociation.org/pdfs/2013_abstracts.pdf
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/191064

 

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dc.contributor.authorChiu, Ren_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-17T16:14:38Z-
dc.date.available2013-09-17T16:14:38Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 43rd Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association, San Francisco, CA., 3-6 April 2013.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/191064-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Building the 21st Century City: Inclusion, Innovation, and Globalization-
dc.descriptionSession - Neighborhood as Environment: Walkability, Open Space and Connection-
dc.descriptionThe Book of Abstracts' web site is located at http://www.urbanaffairsassociation.org/pdfs/2013_abstracts.pdf-
dc.description.abstractHong Kong is renowned for its high density but orderly built environment. The housing form of Hong Kong is dominated by high rises organized into well‐defined housing estates. It is argued that this type of residential organization is one form of gated communities (GCs), and unlike GCs in the Western cities, they proliferate because of pragmaticism. It is also argued that spatial segregation is a lesser problem because most of the GCs in Hong Kong are accessible by the public without gating or fencing around their boundaries, that there is public transport weaving throu...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.relation.ispartof43rd Urban Affairs Association Conference 2013 Abstracts Booken_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe high permeability of pragmatic gated communities in high density Hong Kong: the planning influence and social implicationsen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailChiu, R: rlhchiu@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityChiu, R=rp00997en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros224394en_US

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