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Ng, Simon Ka-Wing

Overview
Works: 4 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 450 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts 
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Most widely held works by Simon Ka-Wing Ng
Global cities : urban environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China by Robert Gottlieb( Book )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past four decades, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and key urban regions of China have emerged as global cities - in financial, political, cultural, environmental, and demographic terms. In this book, Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng trace the global emergence of these urban areas and compare their responses to a set of six urban environmental issues. These cities have different patterns of development: Los Angeles has been the quintessential horizontal city, the capital of sprawl; Hong Kong is dense and vertical; China's new megacities in the Pearl River Delta, created by an explosion in industrial development and a vast migration from rural to urban areas, combine the vertical and the horizontal. All three have experienced major environmental changes in a relatively short period of time. Gottlieb and Ng document how each has dealt with challenges posed by ports and the movement of goods, air pollution (Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and urban China are all notorious for their hazardous air quality), water supply (all three places are dependent on massive transfers of water) and water quality, the food system (from seed to table), transportation, and public and private space. Finally they discuss the possibility of change brought about by policy initiatives and social movements
Modern transport in Hong Kong for the 21st century( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financing mass transit railways : an international survey by Bill Barron( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The air that we breathe by Christine Loh( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ka-Wing Ng, Simon

Ng, Simon

Languages
English (18)