Urbanie & Urbanus
Issue 2020 Jan
Sustainable High Density Cities: Empowering Practitioners with Digital Technologies
Sustainable High Density Cities Lab, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kongand Mengdi Guo and Anqi Zhang and Tongping Hao and Yiming Sun and Phil Jones
Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University
Fig. 1 Environment pollution of the air, noise, and waste are top concerns expressed by Hong Kong’s residents
Fig. 2 A bird’s eye view of the Upper Ngau Tau Kok Estate redevelopment project.
Fig. 2 physical model with the design concept of introducing wind while fencing out traffic noise. Source: Hong Kong Housing Authority s
Fig. 3 Hong Kong’s energy flow in 2017, by Jianxiang Huang, Chenxiao Li
Fig. 4 SHDC develops multi-scale simulation software tools for sustainable planning and design practices, by Jianxiang Huang, Phil Jones, Yiming Sun.
Fig. 5 Simulation of household road traffic noise exposure in Hong Kong, by Mengdi Guo, Jianxiang Huang, Michael Ni
Fig. 6 Forecasting urban heat wave and air pollution for Yueqing, China, based on IPCC climate change scenarios.
Source: Jianxiang Huang, Yali Wang, Rong Peng, Yiyang Yang, John D. Spengler, Linda P. Tomasso
Fig. 7 A prognostic simulation-design workflow to optimize design options for Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority.
Source: Jianxiang Huang, Tongping Hao, Shan Shan Hou, Phil Jones
Fig. 8 Spatial Distribution of Twitter Data and Noise-Related Public Nuisance Petition in the Greater Taipei Area.
Source: Mengdi Guo, Jianxiang Huang, Yiming Sun, Lishuai Li, Rong Juin Shyu
Fig. 9 Simulation of renewable energy potentials of Nansha Pearl Bay urban design project, by Xiaojun Li, Jianxiang Huang, Phil Jones
Fig. 10 Evaluation of Kevin Lynch’s city image theories using multiple evidence from “big data” and “small data”, by Jianxiang Huang, Hanna Prondzynaska, Dorota Kamrowska-Zaluska, Yiming Sun, Lishuai Li