SCMP: Stop the Rot

South China Morning Post: Recent debates over the direction of the Urban Renewal Authority, sparked by the resignation of managing director Iris Tam Siu-ying in March, have raised valid points about the conflict between its social mission and the need to make a profit.

SCMP – Park life

It was probably inevitable that the budget for the West Kowloon Cultural District park would be cut. With projected cost overruns for the arts hub that are expected to be compounded by delays on the MTR’s high-speed railway, Norman Foster’s vision of an urban forest has now been replaced with a series of open lawns.