Wan Chai Urban Renewal

Wan Chai is one of the oldest districts in Hong Kong.  In the process of revitalization of the area, luxurious apartment buildings are replacing the old ones.  But what should be done to balance between preservation of the local culture and gentrification?  What does demolition of the rare Bauhaus style indoor market in Asia indicate the appropriateness of urban renewal policies?

HK renewal 9 2012 DSC_0167-s HK renewal 2 DSC_4129-s HK renewal 5 2007 DSC_4002-s 

 

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