Urban Neighbourhood Changes in Hong Kong, China and U.K. Workshop


Date: 30th August 2016 (Tuesday)

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm

Venue: Room 221, Chan Kou-bun Building, CUHK

Speakers: Prof. Mee Kam NG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Prof. Cecilia WONG (The University of Manchester); Prof. Hendrik TIEBEN (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Prof. Sylvia HE (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Dr. Huiwei CHEN (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); Dr. Iain DEAS (The University of Manchester); Dr. Stephen HINCKS (The University of Manchester); Dr. Mark BAKER (The University of Manchester)


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All are welcome!



The morning session includes the following topics:

  • Socio-spatial polarization and (re-)distribution of deprived groups: a case study of Asia's world city in the 2000s
  • Re-envisioning Community Space in Hong Kong
  • Transit oriented development and sense of community: a case study in Hong Kong
  • Victory of social capital? 'In-situ displacement'? Blue House as a 'living museum' or a 'fading community'?
  • Sustainable urban transformation in China: challenges and opportunities


And the afternoon session includes below topics:

  • Challenges and dilemmas in the construction of city-regional planning in Manchester and England
  • A geodemographic classification of commuting flows for England and Wales: methods and applications
  • Community involvement and public participation in UK local and neighbourhood planning


This workshop is co-organised by The Institute of Future Cities (IOFC) of CUHK and The cities@manchester network of UoM.