Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/61002
Title: Pedestrian bridges and urban landscape : a case study of Hong Kong pedestrian bridges' aesthetics and their effects on the urban landscape
Authors: Wang, W
Siu, KWM 
Wong, KCK
Keywords: Aesthetics
Pedestrian Bridge
Public Design
Urban Landscape
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Common Ground Publishing
Source: International journal of architectonic, spatial, and environmental design, 2015, v. 9, no. 4, p. 35-53 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of architectonic, spatial, and environmental design 
Abstract: After a brief introduction to pedestrian bridges in Hong Kong, the paper discusses and analyzes their formal aesthetics and their effect during both day- and night-time according to three different scales in the urban landscape: the architecture, street, and city scales. The paper then concludes with a brief discussion that suggests that the bridges' effect on the urban landscape is not simply a visual phenomenon, but also a way of expressing local identity that is demonstrated visually, spatially and even culturally. The findings and conclusions also give inspirations for future pedestrian bridges and other urban infrastructures design and development.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/61002
ISSN: 2325-1662 (print)
2325-1670 (online)
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