Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9738-5_10
Title: In the march of high-rise
Authors: Yuen, B. 
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: Yuen, B. (2011). In the march of high-rise. High-Rise Living in Asian Cities : 179-186. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9738-5_10
Abstract: We started this book with a description of two cities: Hong Kong and Singapore. These two cities are frequently compared along a number of dimensions. Economically, Hong Kong and Singapore are among some of the world's most competitive cities. Socially, they have provided access to housing and rehoused a greater proportion of their populations in high-rise public housing in recent decades. Environmentally, they are increasingly considered among the region's top 10 cities in international quality of life surveys. Against the growing global fascination with urban high-rise, what can we learn from these two cities' experiences?. © 2011 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Source Title: High-Rise Living in Asian Cities
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/114114
ISBN: 9789048197378
DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-9738-5_10
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