China is in the midst of the fastest and most intense process of urbanisation the world has ever known, and Shanghai — its biggest, richest and most cosmopolitan city — is positioned for acceleration into the twenty-first century.
Étiqueté : Urban policies
Book written by Wade Shepard, editor-in-chief at the China Chronicle.
The preservation of “old streets” and the conservation of “cultural districts” in Taiwan.
Full text of a thesis, defended on 9 February 2015 by He Jinghuan at Technische Universiteit Delft (The Netherlands).
Call for papers for an international conference about smart cities, to be held in Taipei next August.
The government ordered increased safety precautions across the country in the wake of the deadly New Year’s Eve stampede in Shanghai
Book written by Julie Sze (University of California, Davis).
David Rudlin of URBED was the winner of the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014, announced in September 2014, with the Uxcester Garden City project.
Article by Federico Caprotti (Department of Geography, King’s College London, London, UK).
Comparing Beijing and Rotterdam, this paper by Meine Pieter van Dijk suggests ten dimensions for defining ecological cities and tries to provide indicators to measure them.
Jeremy Wallace, author of Cities and stability (Oxford University Press), discusses ‘why big cities pose a danger for authoritarian governments, what China has done to undercut those threats and whether the current push to create megacities might chang…
Article written by Ms. Marlène Leroux, Phd.D candidate at the Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Mobility, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Article by Huang Youqin (University at Albany, State University of New York) and Yi Chengdong (Central University of Finance and Economics, China).
Prof. Feuchtwang’s finding on « social sustainability »
Professor Chan suggests expanding current hukou reform efforts into China’s largest cities.