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Guest Editorial

Wu, Fulong 2009. Guest Editorial. Urban Design International 14 (2) , pp. 63-64. 10.1057/udi.2009.10

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China is experiencing dramatic urban development and transformation. Given the huge volume of construction work in the Chinese cities, foreign architectural firms are extensively involved in providing urban design and planning consultancy services. Urban design is perhaps the most globalised professional field in China. Although there are extensive studies on urban China and its transition in the special issues of journals such as Urban Geography, Town Planning Review and Environment and Planning A, as far as we know, there have not been dedicated journal special issues to Chinese urban design. This special issue, developed from Urban China Research International Network, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, consists of four papers that describe changing morphology, design practice and socio-spatial implications for Chinese urban lives...

Item Type: Article
Schools: Geography and Planning (GEOPL)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISSN: 1357-5317
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2019 09:08

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