For the first assignment, students worked in small groups to visit, analyze and map the physical relationship between landscape and housing settlements. They examined how landscape components such as topography, climate and vegetation shaped aspects such as land use, boundaries, street layout, building typologies, public open space and in turn the community. Click on each panel to see more:


Fishing Village, by Kellie Dzeidzic, Vincent and Aron

Agricultural Walled Village analyzed by Will Wei Wang and team

Agricultural Walled Village, by Will Wei Wang, Aristo Xubin Cheng, Kit Wai So, and Kitty Kit Man Wong.


Public Housing, Lantau Island by Jiaqi Li, Jack Leung Kong Chang and YuYu Yang


Mass private housing analyzed by Kevin So and partners


Tai Kok Tsui, West Kowloon by Andrew Mohr and team

Low-rise, low-density colonial villas, by Austin Christianson, Sherlock Ka Lok Sha, and Shan Shan Su

Park Island resort community, Ma Wan Island, by Isabella Wu, Li Man Hei and Zheng Zhicheng