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The notion of Vertical City has been considered a feasible solution to accommodate the population expansion, limitation of habitable land and environmental sustainability, such as in Hong Kong. The lecture engages on how the history of Hong Kong has shaped our city, and how the evolution of tall buildings in Hong Kong has grown gradually to become a vertical city. From the case studies in Hong Kong, it can be seen that the advantages of high efficiency, space savings and time convenience, etc. are largely presented. There is no doubt that Hong Kong serves as a role model for all other cities that are also facing high density planning due to population and economic growth.
Here are the details:  
Topic: ‘Vertical City’ – Hong Kong Practice and Case Study on ICC
Speaker: Sr WONG Chik Wing Mike, JP
  MSc (IRE), FHKIS, RPS(BS), Authorized Person
  Deputy Managing Director, Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd.
  Recipient, Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2017
  Recipient, Outstanding BRE Alumni Award 2016
  Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
  Honorary Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Project Management
  Adjunct Professor, Department of Building and Real Estate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  Honorary Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction, University of Hong Kong
  Core External Member, Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research, University of Hong Kong
Date: 26 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm (Registration from 6:00pm)
Venue: ST111, 1/F, Core S, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Medium: English
Poster: Click here
Register: Click here ( Enrollment Deadline : 18 April 2017, Tuesday )
(Priority will go to BRE Staff, Students and Alumni)