Planning Buildings for a High Rise Environment in Hong Kong

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  • Author : Lawrence Wai-chung Lai
  • Publisher : Hong Kong University Press
  • Pages : 376 pages
  • ISBN : 9622095054
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Download or Read online Planning Buildings for a High Rise Environment in Hong Kong full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Lawrence Wai-chung Lai and published by Hong Kong University Press which was released on 01 March 2000 with total page 376 pages. We cannot guarantee that Planning Buildings for a High Rise Environment in Hong Kong book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. This book is the first systematic attempt to document statutory building control in Hong Kong. It examines 40 cases decided by the Building Appeal Board with reference to the overlapping jurisdictions of the Buildings, Lands and Planning authorities in controlling building development. The cases are categorized under nine major themes, namely 'procedures and principles', 'immediate neighbourhood', 'widths of streets', 'lanes', 'access and parking', 'stepped streets', 'means of escape', 'illegal structures and enforcement orders' and 'demolition'. Each case is examined in detail, cross-referenced and illustrated by drawings and photographs where appropriate. For each category, a list of relevant law cases and a summary of the decision criteria identified are also provided. This work should be of great value to Authorized Persons, surveyors, lawyers and town planners who practise in Hong Kong, as well as those who are interested in the policies and issues concerning building control in a high-rise and high density living environment. It should also help professional practitioners prepare for the relevant APC examinations for the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and other professional organizations.

Planning Buildings for a High Rise Environment in Hong Kong

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  • Release : 01 March 2000
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