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DSE Geog Essay 例子 | C4: Redevelopment Project- Wedding Card Street

Source: SCMP

  • Lee Tung Avenue was formerly known as Lee Tung Street/ Wedding Card Street (囍帖街).

  • It was cleared out in 2007 by the URA for redevelopment.

  • After the project completed in 2015, the redeveloped area comprises two separate sites, with four residential towers atop podiums, and basements that accommodate various facilities, including retail and public open spaces, etc.


  • Improved living environment (substandard living environment --> more open space and greenery)

  • Higher property values --> beneficial to landlord and flat owners


  • Loss of social ties

  • Closure of small shops (especially the small wedding card businesses)

  • More shops selling high-class goods --> higher cost of living

Special feature: green planning

  • Extensive and diverse greenery is used throughout

  • Hybrid energy (solar and wind) lamp poles are installed at the podiums 

  • ==> mitigate heat island effect

Related concepts:

  • Urban renewal strategy (4Rs- Redevelopment, Revitalization, Rehabilitation, pReservation)

  • Impacts of redevelopment (重建) --> sustainability (可持續發展性) of the project

  • Eco-building designs


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