Urbanie & Urbanus

Issue 2020 Nov

The Liveable City

Liveability Indexes; What they Mean and How Hong Kong Measures Up

Peter Hasdell

Associate Dean of School of Design, Associate Professor of Environment and Interior Design, The Hong Kong Poly technic University


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