City after Chinese New Towns, the

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By 2020, some 400 Chinese New Towns will have been built, representing unprecedented urban growth across the country. The substantial effort on the part of the Chinese government is to absorb up to 250 million people, chiefly migrants from the rural parts of the country. The interdisciplinary publication, written by architects, planners and geographers, explores the new urbanistic phenomenon of the "Chinese New Town". Especially commissioned photographs and maps illustrate many examples of these new settlements.
ISBN 9783035617658. Birkhauser Verlag.
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By 2020, some 400 Chinese New Towns will have been built, representing unprecedented urban growth across the country. The substantial effort on the part of the Chinese government is to absorb up to 250 million people, chiefly migrants from the rural parts of the country. The interdisciplinary publication, written by architects, planners and geographers, explores the new urbanistic phenomenon of the "Chinese New Town". Especially commissioned photographs and maps illustrate many examples of these new settlements.
  • Subtitle
    Spaces and Imaginaries from Contemporary Urban China
  • Author
    Michele Bonino, Francesca Governa, Maria Paola Repellino, Angelo Sampieri (eds.)
  • Publisher
    Birkhauser Verlag
  • Release
    May 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    240 pages. 65 b/w ills. 24 x 17 cm
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