Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong [22°19'40.17"N 114° 9'37.49"E]
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Keeping heritage alive for a vibrant and viable urban future





Heritage Economics

We work with NGO's, city governments and developers to capitalise on the economic value of heritage.

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Social Enterprise

Urban Discovery is a social enterprise. We want to contribute to making cities more livable.

How do we do it?

Power of Culture

Curating & creating products to bring more awareness to urban heritage in Asian cities.

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The Urban Discovery Team

Ester van Steekelenburg


"over 15 years of international experience in urban regeneration and heritage preservation."

Ester's resume


Urban Discovery

The Team

"Blending the best from different disciplines: clear analytics, clean design and creative products"

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Latest News


AIA HK Chapter Citation 2016

Urban Discovery is extremely honoured to receive the Citation from AIA Hong Kong, a Chapter of The American Institute of Architects. The Citation is given in recognition of distinguished achievements in promoting the value of architecture in society, and fostering public awareness of issues related to the built environment. Receiving this, especially as it was […]

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iDiscover City Walks

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Urban Discovery proudly presents the iDiscover City Walks. Available now in the iTunes app store & Google Play, the iDiscover app is your personal guide to exploring the truly authentic neighbourhoods in Asia’s most exciting destinations.