Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2016-12-10 | HKEJ

How to smarten up old districts?

The Government’s plan to transform Kowloon East into a ‘Smart City’ covers traditional industrial areas including Kowloon Bay and Kwun Tong. In these areas, old and new buildings stand side by side, pedestrian and vehicles contest crowded and limited space. As such, developing ‘Smart Cities’ in these old districts requires even ‘smarter’ measures to rectify deep-rooted malaise.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.