Necessity, Encroachment or Sustainability?

Urban Renewal for Affordable Housing

High-rise densification of Hongkong to manage population in a small band of land.

Plot-level redevelopment and in-situ redevelopment of squatter settlements:

The problem of urban housing has always been an inevitable outcome of growing urbanization. In trying to cope with it cities have typically grown physically in a horizontal sprawl with largely low-rise, low-density urban forces necessitating extension of lines of transportation and services beyond reasonable limits. In case of developing countries these have developed as high density congested areas Continue reading “Urban Renewal for Affordable Housing”