A Study of Social Sustainability of Industrial Land Redevelopment-Led Urban Regeneration – A Case Study of Jhongdou Wetland Park & Pier-2 Art Center in Kaohsiung City

  • 陳 洪興

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Kaohsiung has been an industrial city of Taiwan over a hundred years Consequently there are several abandoned industrial lands left when the process of deindustrialization has started leading to the decay of the adjacent urban communities These industrial lands which are potentially or already contaminated by hazardous substances have created social injustice to the surrounding communities The redevelopments of industrial land have brought prospects of sustainable development to the communities This research studied social sustainability of urban regeneration of two different kinds of industrial land redevelopment projects in Kaohsiung with Jhongdou Wetland Park focusing on environmental sustainability and Pier-2 Art Center focusing on economic sustainability It uses indicators developed by The Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development to measure social sustainability It intends to find out which orientation of redevelopment project has facilitated urban regeneration supporting social sustainability through secondary data about indicators of different aspects and a questionnaire with the community members It is found that the level of social sustainability of the redevelopment project of the Pier-2 Art Center was higher than the Jhongdou Wetland Park with six out of nine themes performed better
Date of Award2018 Jul 17
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorTai-Shan Hu (Supervisor)

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