The Skyline and Urban Development ——with Hong Kong for Example

Topics: City, Hong Kong, Psychology Pages: 54 (1976 words) Published: June 19, 2013
 

The Skyline and Urban Development ——with Hong Kong for example Nanjing Forestry University 2013 Congru Zhang

Abstract: Skyline as a new symbol of the city and the characteristics of the landscape, along with the development of the city,also witnessed the changes in urban history. Scientific and technological development and the psychology of human behavior have become an important factor of city's skyline. This paper analyzes the Hong Kong; for example, explore internal and external causes; space and time to shape the skyline of Hong Kong.

 
Keywords: skyline;skyscraper;city development;psychology;Hong Kong

 
 
  1
 Skyline
 historical
 development
 
  1.1 "City
 skyline"
 Evolution
 
  "Skyline"
  is
  the
  word
  appeared
  in
  the
  real
  after
  the
  rise
  of
  skyscrapers
  in
  the
  modern
  city's
  personality
  identification
  system
  all
  the
  more
  important,
  but
  skyline
  predecessor
  -­‐
  city
  skyline,
  the
  ancient
  city-­‐state
  in
  the
  construction
  of
  this
 concept
 when
 there.
  Spatial
  pattern
  of
  ancient
  China
  by
  Confucianism
  and
  "Zhou
  Kaogongji"
  the
  impact
  of
  urban
  spatial
  planning
  Founder
  rigorous,
  city
  skyline
  showing
  the
  inside
 of
 axial
 symmetry,
 building
 height
 is
 insignificant,
 as
 is
 the
 visual
 center
 of
  the
 kings
 of
 the
 tower
 where
 there
 are
 walls
 to
 protect.
 This
 form
 of
 the
 ancient
  city
 skyline
 in
 the
 nature
 of
 the
 political
 center
 of
 the
 city
 is
 more
 prominent.
 In
  the
 Sui
 and
 Tang
 dynasties,
 due
 to
 the
 inland
 and
 marine
 lines
 opening
 of
 foreign
  trade
  exchanges
  become
  more
  frequent,
  while
  giving
  city
  building
  silhouette
  brings
  exotic
  style
  with
  religious
  overtones.
  Guan
  city
  construction
  ideological
  expression
 of
 respect
 for
 the
 natural
 and
 human
 demand
 on
 nature,
 at
 the
 time
  was
  very
  advanced
  and
  sensible
  approach,
  showing
  the
  city
  skyline
  on
  the
  artificial
 with
 the
 natural,
 mutual
 integration.
  Western
  ancient
  city
  building
  showing
  a
  distinct
  vertical
  sense
  of
  religious
  buildings
  in
  the
  buildings
  have
  a
  negligible
  role.
  Church
  of
  height
  greater
  than
  ordinary
  construction,
  the
  city
  skyline
  and
  more
  from
  the
  dome
  and
  Gothic
  spires
 composition,
 showing
 a
 conversation
 with
 God
 and
 admiration
 way.
 While
 

many
 Western
 cities
 built
 in
 the
 hills
 above
 the
 facade
 closer
 to
 "the
 kingdom
 of
  heaven."
 
  1.2 The
 rise
 of
 skyscrapers
 
  The
  formation
  is
  mainly
  based
  on
  the
  skyline
  of
  skyscrapers
  rise.
  The
  rise
  of
  high-­‐rise
  buildings
  is
  definitely
  not
  a
  coincidence,
  it
  is
  with
  human
  behavior,
 and
  psychology
 and
 urban
 development
 are
 inextricably
 linked.
 
  1.2.1 The
 impact
 of
 human
 psychology
  Back
  in
  the
  ancient
  Chinese
  city,
  the
  only
  control
  the
  top
  leadership...
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