Pocket size is handy for tourists to bring along with them during travel.
Translucent paper is used to show the locations of the buildings.
The whole district of Pokfulam is shown through the extended spread.
Images are juxtaposed to provide readers stronger visual impact.
Locations of the tourist landmarks are pinned on the Google Map by the editors.
Website helps the project to reach more audience overseas.
Heritage & Urban Development in Pok Fu Lam: Bridging History and Future Through a Heritage Tour
紙本規格 Book specification
Full-colour. Softcover. Extended spread. Translucent paper.
150mm x 120mm
Geography, Travel & Maps/ History of Hong Kong
Not for Sales
Chief Editor: Gary Wong
Collaborator: Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong
This is a pocket size guidebook of Pokfulam, where situated at the southwest of Hong Kong Island. This travel guidebook introduces the heritage, urban development and daily lives of residents at Pokfulam. A companion website can be found here: sociology.hku.hk/pokfulam.
Pokfulam is primarily a residential district, with declared monuments, a country park, relics of dairy farming facilities, one of the oldest villages in Hong Kong, as well as the city’s first reservoir and first university. Various means like good photos, translucent paper and extended spread are used to showcase the distinctiveness of Pokfulam to readers.
The content of this travel guidebook has been rewritten based on the student projects of a course offered by Department of Sociology, the University of Hong Kong. EDGE provided support in editorial, design, fact-checking, distribution and website production.
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