(日出康城) is a planned mass residential development of the MTR Corporation
, situated in Tseung Kwan O
Area 86, New Territories
, Hong Kong
. Upon its completion, it will be the largest residential development in the territory.
Name and concept
Formerly named "Dream City
", it was renamed LOHAS Park. LOHAS
is an acronym for "lifestyle of health and sustainability". The Chinese name means literally "sunrise Cannes
had designated as an 'environmental protection city' when planning for it began in 2002. After the SARS
epidemic in early 2003, the element of 'health' was incorporated.Victor Cheung, , The Standard
, 8 November 2007 Following controversy over "wall effect" buildings in 2007, the developers promised there will be sufficient space to allow wind to blow through the estate. According to an MTR spokesman, there is a landfill
close to the development, and it is hoped that the problem of smell could be mitigated by town planning.
The estate will comprise fifty residential towers, offering 21,500 apartments to accommodate 58,000 residents in the site area. These will sit above the MTR LOHAS Park Station
The project is... Read More