New Town Development
Layout Plans Considerations
Are there any development constraints?
Height restriction (air
flight path, radar obstruction), foundation problem (soft ground,
marble caves, earthquake zone), Wetland, Greenbelt, Land preserved
for special interest (bird watching), Antiquities & Monuments (古古古古),
Preserved local villages areas (古古古古古), Clan Graves (especially pre 1952),
Fung Shui (Dragon Vein).
? (Employment, School, Recreation, Market…)
- Early stage- Ultimate- Are Stages/ Phases necessary?
- Will affect provisions of utilities such as sewerage
system, water supplies, gas, power, telephone….
Light/ Heavy- (Self Sustained?)
School, Hospital/ Clinics, Shopping Center, Market, Open Space,
Institution, Community…. (Self-Sustained?)
Transport- Internal/ External- (Self-Sustained?)
Plot Ratio- Total floor areas / Total town site coverage- There is
now a tendency to reduce the plot ration frkm 7 to 5.
Landscape- 古古- Orderly development plan and programme- Balanced