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Community life on demand in ground-floor shop spaces: A tactical place-making initiative in Hong Kong:

Published on May 11, 2020in Qualitative Social Work
· DOI :10.1177/1473325020911671
Sarah Sze-Wa Mui (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Johnson Chun-Sing Cheung (HKU: University of Hong Kong), Alan Kwok-Lun Cheung
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Pop-up design helps steer city regeneration and community revival. With this belief, Hong Kong-based social creativity studio One Bite Social launched the urban ‘matching’ platform ‘Project House’....
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