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UNC Humanities Spotight on Scholars: The Chinese Eco-City and Urbanization Planning

When: Tue., June 30, 4:30-6 p.m. 2015

China has promoted sustainable urban development since the early 2000s, particularly new urbanism ideals of transit-oriented development (TOD) of satellite towns. Yet most experts indicate that these new cities ultimately fail to meet their sustainability goals. Robin Visser analyzes three case studies of Chinese “eco-city” development in the context of China’s rapidly evolving urbanization strategies.

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