Peter Cookson Smith

Hong Kong, China


Dr Peter Cookson Smith is an architect, planner and urban designer. In 1977 he founded URBIS Limited, one of the first specialist planning, urban design and landscape consultancies in Southeast Asia, which has won more than 150 local and international awards. He directed some of the first planning studies for new towns in Hong Kong in the 1980s, and has been involved with many aspects of city planning and urban design for a wide range of government and private bodies in many parts of Asia including urban regeneration, strategic development investigations, waterfront planning and environmental studies.


Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)


01 February 2011

The Culture of Compactness: Dimensions of Density in Hong Kong

Peter Cookson Smith, Urbis Limited

Compact cities are, by their nature, relatively sustainable, and Hong Kong is eminently so on many counts. Peter Cookson Smith from Urbis Limited writes on...


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