Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2014-03-20 | Sing Tao

Development of underground spaces



In his latest Policy Address, the Chief Executive planned to carry out a detailed study on potential underground space development in four pilot strategic urban districts. Making reference to overseas examples, the Centre’s weekly analysis examines the feasibility and difficulties of developing underground cities in Hong Kong. The article also suggests the Government to take into account the chain reactions of developing underground spaces, in addition to technical and cost implications.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.