8 edition of China"s urban revolutionaries found in the catalog.
China"s urban revolutionaries
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-258) and index.
|LC Classifications||HX418.5 .B46 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||269 p. :|
|Number of Pages||269|
|ISBN 10||0391039210, 0391039474|
|LC Control Number||95022300|
Books shelved as chinese-revolution: The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, by Frank Dikötter, The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of th. By - China will have built fifteen new supercities each with 25 million inhabitants. It will have created Eco-cities as well: clean - green - car-free - people-friendly - high-tech urban centres.
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The Concrete Dragon: China's Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World sheds light on this extraordinary chapter in world urban history.
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The book also has strength in that it gives the reader a sense of the multifaceted nature of China’s urban transition. Equipped with the diverse talents and tools of a journalist, scholar, and travel writer, Williams tells a fascinating story about China's pursuit of economic growth and environmental protection, urbanization schemes and new socialist countryside initiatives, urban modernization programs and rural heritage policies, which can only be described as contradictory, incongruous, and conflicting yet 5/5(5).
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NEW BOOK – The Concrete Dragon: China’s Urban Revolution ,AEST Damian Holmes Asia, Books The Concrete Dragon: China’s Urban Revolution and What it Means for the World, by Visiting Professor Dr.
Thomas Campanella of the GSD Department of Urban Planning and Design, was recently publishedby Princeton University Press. China’s Urban Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. ByChina will have built fifteen new 'supercities' each wit 5/5(1).
I’ve used him as a source for countless articles on Forbes, etc. China’s Urban Revolution turned out to be an extremely nuanced, informative, and at times humorous first hand look at China’s much maligned eco-cities (of which the country claims to.
China's Cultural Revolution and its aftermath in fiction and memoir Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. This book touches on the cultural, political, and social history of China as much as it focuses on urban planning There are some similarities between what China is currently going through and what happened in the U.S.
in the 20th century with urban renewal and development of the suburbs, except in China the politics behind it and scale at which /5. With urbanism becoming the key driver of socio-economic change in China, this book provides much needed up-to-date material on Chinese urban development.
Demonstrating how it transcends the centrally-planned model of economic growth, and assessing the extent to which it has gone beyond the common wisdom of Chinese ‘gradualism’, the book covers a wide range of important Cited by: Urbanization in China increased in speed following the initiation of the reform and opening policy.
By the end of% of the total population lived in urban areas, a dramatic increase from % in Bythe OECD, based on Functional Urban Area (FUA), estimates there are currently 15 megacities in China. ByChina will have built fifteen new 'supercities' each with 25 million inhabitants.
It will have created 'Eco-cities' as well: clean, green, car-free, people-friendly, high-tech urban centres. From the edge of an impending eco-catastrophe, we are arguably witnessing history's Pages: Prior to making the move over to China, Williams was an editor of the Architects’ Journal and authored a series of books for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
He is currently working a new book, “ China’s Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities “, which is due out this October. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
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