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2012-2013 China Seminar Series

Is Hong Kong a Model for Chinese Planning? Successes and Mistakes: A Historical Perspective - Tom Gihring

Event Date and Location

Thursday, April 25, 12:00-1:30pm - Urban Center Room 220


Portland planner Tom Gihring traveled to Hong Kong in 1976 and again in 2006. He will discuss the development of Hong Kong and what lessons can be applied to the expansion of cities in mainland Chinese. The talk will be illustrated by a series of pictures Mr. Gihring took of the global city from the same vantage points during his two visits 30 years apart. Join us for this engaging talk and the discussion session that will follow.