The Tangible and Intangible Challenges in Linking the Marginal with the Central: ‘All Together for a Street Event’

  • Hee Sun Choi


This chapter highlights a particular character of street life by focusing on a special street event on Chater Road in the centre of Hong Kong. A social design approach, along with ethnographic fieldwork and participatory design methodology, is used to assess the social issues of this complex urban environment from a design perspective.


Sense of place Public space by public participation Cultural landscape in Hong Kong’s public space 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hee Sun Choi
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  1. 1.University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong

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