Hong Kong Landscapes

Explains, with the aid of many photographs and specially drawn diagrams and maps, how the geological, biological and agricultural processes slowly produced the natural landscape; and how the rapid expansion of the population had a swift ...

Hong Kong Landscapes

Hong Kong Landscapes

Explains, with the aid of many photographs and specially drawn diagrams and maps, how the geological, biological and agricultural processes slowly produced the natural landscape; and how the rapid expansion of the population had a swift impact and major effect on how the land of Hong Kong looks today.

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Hong Kong Landscapes
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Bernie Owen, Raynor Shaw
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

Explains, with the aid of many photographs and specially drawn diagrams and maps, how the geological, biological and agricultural processes slowly produced the natural landscape; and how the rapid expansion of the population had a swift impact and major effect on how the land of Hong Kong looks today.
The Making of Hong Kong
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz, Thomas Kvan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This book investigates what the history of Hong Kong’s urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism. The authors describe how the high-rise intensity of Hong Kong came about; how the forest of
Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta: A Geographical Survey
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Koon-kwai Wong
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-17 - Publisher: 香港教育圖書公司

This book is a collective undertaking of all faculty members of the Geography Department, HKBU. It provides readers with a concise and authoritative account of the geography of one of China’s most dynamic development regions — Hong Kong, Macau and the Pearl River Delta region. This book is divided thematically
A Dictionary of Hong Kong English
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Patrick J. Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

This book is the first dictionary of Hong Kong English. It includes only words and word senses that are particular to Hong Kong English, legitimizing it as a variety in its own right. While the main focus is on contemporary language use from all domains of Hong Kong life, historical
Urban Informatics
Language: en
Pages: 941
Authors: Wenzhong Shi, Michael F. Goodchild, Michael Batty, Mei-Po Kwan, Anshu Zhang
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This open access book is the first to systematically introduce the principles of urban informatics and its application to every aspect of the city that involves its functioning, control, management, and future planning. It introduces new models and tools being developed to understand and implement these technologies that enable cities

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