Why is the street so important for building a sense of place in high-density environments? designverse cited LWK + PARTNERS Director HC Chan’s view in this feature, reinforcing the street and public spaces as key sites of community life and social connections.
“A vibrant street scene is an indicator that the community is brimming with life,” said HC, who calls on fellow practitioners to re-humanise our cities with buildings and structures that favour pedestrians and street-level activities. HC quotes Hong Kong’s Kai Tak new area, where LWK + PARTNERS plays an active role in giving shape, as an example where new planning approaches can foster ‘life, energy and style’.
Check out the article for more of his views: https://bit.ly/3oVjEOm