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New urban China

Author: Laurence Liauw
Publisher: London : Wiley, 2008.
Series: Architectural design (London, England : 1971), v. 78, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"China is undergoing a process of unprecedented urbanisation, with cities often being built from scratch in just three to five years. It is projected that 400 new cities will be built over the next 20 years with newly urbanised populations of over 240 million. So rapid and intense is this process that consumption of energy and natural resources is outstripping supply, posing unique challenges for the creation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Liauw
ISBN: 9780470751220 0470751223
OCLC Number: 233788148
Notes: "September/October 2008."
Description: 136 pages : color illustrations, color maps, plans ; 28 cm.
Contents: 'Leaping forward, getting rich gloriously, and letting a hundred cities bloom' / Laurence Liauw --
The taxonomy of contemporary Chinese cities (we make cities): a sampling / Jiang Jun and Kuang Xiaoming --
The institutional and political background to Chinese urbanisation / Sun Shiwen --
Urbanisation in contemporary China observed: dramatic changes and disruptions / Huang Weiwen --
Urbanisation in China in the age of reform / Zhang Jie --
Leaving utopian China / Zhou Rong --
The Chinese city: a self-contained utopia / Neville Mars --
The 'people's city' / Wang Jun --
Street life and the 'people's city' / Shi Jian --
Unknown urbanity: towards the village in the city / Yushi Uehara --
Urban villages / Meng Yan --
Post-event cities / Zhi Wenjun and Liu Yuyang --
Dongtan, China's flagship Eco-City: an interview with Peter head of Arup / Helen Castle --
After China: the world? Three perspectives on a critical question / Kyong Park, Laurence Liauw and Koreen Heng Liu --
Emerging Chinese architectural practice under development MADA s.p.a.m. URBANUS architecture & design atelier zhanglei standardarchitecture MAD / Laurence Liauw --
Chronology of main government policies affecting urbanisation in China: 1970-2007 / Sun Shiwen --
Steven Holl's NYU philosophy / Jayne Merkel --
The bluecoat / David Littlefield --
CJ Lim/studio 8 architects: through the looking glass / Howard Watson --
Architecture in China and the meaning of modern / Edward Denison --
Light: between architecture and event / Valentina Croci --
Ecomasterplanning / Ken Yeang --
Drawing strength from machinery / Neil Spiller --
McLean's nuggets / Will McLean.
Series Title: Architectural design (London, England : 1971), v. 78, no. 5.
Other Titles: Architectural design.
Responsibility: guest-edited by Laurence Liauw.

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