The project of the photo diaries of Pound Lane is to capture the essence of the neighborhood.
Each student is required to have a site walk in Pound Lane, and find out an interesting aspect about this community. Later on, document the unique aspect discovered should be interpreted by the media of photos.
How will this neighborhood be changed by the construction of the Pound Lane escalator? Should these unique elements be torn down? Or are they worth preserving of upcoming development projects?
Wing Ki Vicky Lam, University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 Our site is located on quite a steep slope, therefore the main circulation is stairs. As walking through the site, there are many staircases going in different directions; there … Continue reading →
Esther (Fung Yick Nga), University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 The boundary of exclusion between the park ‘s playgrounds on the higher ground level and the residential blocks on the lower level draws boundaries between programs which defeat the … Continue reading →
Lance (Wong Lok Wai), University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 I have chosen the Pound Lane Stairs as my element to explore the community in the surrounding. I believe that most of us would assume that the staircase is … Continue reading →
Twiggy (Ngo Tzs Kei), University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 Locating on the middle of a hill, Blake Garden is programmed as a recreational area of the slope between the uphill and downhill community. As surrounded by fences, the … Continue reading →
Li Ye, Nanjing University BA(UP) Year 3 Besides plants in the Blake Garden and trees on the sides of roads, there is another kind of plants grows in the neighborhood. This kind of plants can be called as spontaneous vegetation. … Continue reading →
Julian (Cho Chi Ming), University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 Doors express a sense of isolation in the local community. And they are found everywhere on site. All together create an atmosphere and give rise to the regional identity. … Continue reading →
Alex (Lee CHih-Chu), University of Hong Kong BA(LS) Year 3 How is community on Hong Kong Island unique out of other kind of communities? When doing the site walk, I experienced a sequence of different experience within one community: the … Continue reading →