Shau Kei Wan Ming Wah Dai Ha
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|basic project statistics|
|gross building area||155316|
|site area||37811 sq. m|
|families w/ children||0|
Comparing Ming Wah Dai Ha (built in 1970s) and Aldrich Garden (built in 1999), both have similar number of units (around 3000) and housing similar number of population (12000). They are quite different in terms of site coverage: 54% for Ming Wah Dai Hai and Aldrich Garden (23%). Also, the space per person in 1970s is lower than that in 1999. Therefore, the unit size of Ming Wah Dai Ha is around (22-26 sq meter), which is nearly half of the unit size of Aldrich Garden (40-55sq meter).
Hendrik Tieben, Woo Pui Leng and Yuet Tsang Chi, “ Urban Transformation of Shau Kei Wan,” Department of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008.
Wikipedia, "Public housing estates", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_housing_estates_in_Pok_Fu_Lam,_Aberdeen_and_Ap_Lei_Chau.
accessd on 5 Jan 2011.