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In recent years, China’s urban development practice has started shifting its focus from city expansion towards inner-city renewal. City governments and planners are rediscovering the potential of historic city quarters as incubators for new urban life and highly valuable differentiators for city branding and marketing. Micro-transformation The urban renewal of Yongqing Fang, a quarter in […]

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China’s agricultural sector is suffering from its vast growing cities. In the last 20 years, around 123,000 square kilometres of farmland were lost to urbanization. In Shanghai, China’s biggest city, the administration encourages the production of food within the city borders to deal with the problem.

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