Is Land Reclamation Necessary For Penang To Thrive?
Dr Louie Sieh, Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University | Prof Alain Chiaradia, Programme Director of the Master of Urban Design, University of Hong Kong
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Land reclamation is not something new, from Denmark to Singapore, urban planners have reclaimed land from the sea for decades for offices, apartments, and tourism. But is this necessary for an island to thrive? On today’s show, our expert guests discuss issues related to land reclamation, how it fits into city planning, and the comparison between Penang, Hong Kong as well as Singapore.
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Produced by: Sim Wie Boon
Presented by: Sim Wie Boon
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