Evolving Hong Kong: Modernizing the Dense City


  • Peng Huang, SMArchS ‘13
  • Alex Lui, MCP ‘79, architect/planner
  • Leng Woo, MCP ’82, Professor, School of Architecture - Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Tunney Lee, Professor Emeritus - MIT, Moderator


An overview with a look at the changes in the city-scape and the evolution of housing types How a city that was dense and compact
from its beginning has evolved to meet the needs of its people and the challenges of competitive globalization.