Exploring the Balance Between Urban and Ecology Based on Fractal City Theory——Taking the Northern Metropolis of Hong Kong as an Example

Kehui Zhai, Xingyue Wang, Zhizhou Xu, Bowen Chen, Jing Tu


As the times progressed, the large countryside-dominated area to the north of Hong Kong, adjacent to Shenzhen, needed further development. This research is based on fractal urbanism and horizontal urbanism and attempts to explore a new urban development model from the perspective of balancing urban and countryside areas. At present, there is a contradiction between ecological conservation and urban development in the area. Recent urbanization has resulted in habitat fragmentation, which has led to a significant decline in biodiversity, a lack of natural green space within the city, and low environmental quality, etc. To improve the above urban problems, we propose an evaluation method that divides the greening rate within the scope of human activities into five grades. And put forward a greening promotion method. Taking the Deep bay area in North New Territories of Hong Kong as an example, an ideal solution is proposed.


Fractal City; Biodiversity; Northern Metropolis; Urban Development; Ecological Conservation

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