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Thinking of Kowloon Walled City Living Style: Research about Youth Living in Modern City Reflections

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2023.051109 | Downloads: 51 | Views: 609


Xiaoxing Zhang 1


1 School of Communication & Design Art, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming, Yunnan, China

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Xiaoxing Zhang


The Kowloon Walled City is one of the most mixed and diverse population living areas in China. Before its demolition, it was considered a filthy, chaotic, and outlaw land. On the other hand, when we look closer, it was also founded as a living community with order, rules, and regulations in a big city where the poor can share space with the rich in Hongkong. Urban development is inseparable from the fresh blood of young generations. The relationship between the city, youths, and housing development is a set of coupling effects. The actual situation is the conditions, and the speeds of urban development may not keep up with the needs of young people, which causes them to encounter problems in life. These will cause low work efficiency, public security crises, and even political incidents. However, the case of Kowloon can point out what we do next to fix problems that the young generation encounters in the development of the city. In addition, with some experiments and investigations, hopefully one day, we can get this done.


Kowloon Walled City, Living Style, City Development, Youth Generation, Interior Design


Xiaoxing Zhang, Thinking of Kowloon Walled City Living Style: Research about Youth Living in Modern City Reflections. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2023) Vol. 5: 65-72. DOI:


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