City Speak IV - Hawkers, performers, diners wine-lovers, How do we regulate HK's open spaces? E-mail

20 September 2009

In the open space, of the streets and ,sidewalks in our dense city, with its ever-talier buildings, is there room for hawkers, food stalls, musicians, street performers, and tables and chairs? Are we regulating too much or too littie? And how could or should the regulations be improved?

The panel of speakers will include hawkers, performers and gastronomes.

 
City Speak III - HK's Public Space: How Open is Open? E-mail

1 March 2008

Street markets, podiums, sidewalks, footbridges, country parks, roof gardens, rock streams, nullahs, bus stops. Squeezed between the mountains and the sea, and competing with high-rise buildings and busy freeways, public space in Hong Kong is constantly taking on new forms. But how much public space do we need? How should it be managed? When is it open to everyone? Is it acceptable to have public space monopolized by a select group of users or activities? Attend this town hall meeting to discuss what does and does not work for you.

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City Speak II - Street markets E-mail

19 January 2008

Street markets, podiums, sidewalks, footbridges, country parks, roof gardens, rock streams, nullahs, bus stops… Squeezed between the mountains and the sea, and competing with high-rise buildings and busy freeways, public space in Hong Kong is constantly taking on new forms. But how much public space do we need? How should it be managed? When is it open to everyone? Is it acceptable to have public space monopolised by a select group of users or activities?

Attend this town hall meeting to discuss what does and does not work for you. The meeting will be followed by a workshop to create your own space (please bring your own caremas).

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