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Unplanned Green Block / LANDSCAPE DESIGN

Unplanned Green Block
Unplanned Green Block

There are still many bare areas along the margins of our footpaths and roadsides but patches of green can often be seen spontaneously popping up in the nooks and crannies of the concrete jungle. These self-seeding plants are an unplanned and unintentional feature of the urban environment. Can the “unplanned” vegetation be “planned” to further green our city?'
By adopting those self-seeding plants as an alternative way to green the city, we can increase the greening area but reduce cost in a more sustainable way at the same time. Green Block is a flexibility and reversibility intervention. No need to sow and enjoy the gift form Mother Nature!


The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Wai Kin Chung,
The University of Hong Kong