Photo Series: China’s Green Evolution – China Environmental News Digest

China Environmental News Digest has published a slideshow of eco-city Dongtan to accompany an article by Mackenzie Funk which first ran in Popular Science:


[Image: The proposed Dongtan site as seen from the Yangtze River. Green spaces are a integral part of the plan: all residents will be within walking distance public green areas.]


[Image: Hotels, theaters, and commercial centers border Dongtan’s harbor. Water taxis let out at the harbor pier and continue throughout the island’s canals.]


[Image: Centered around South Canal, this area of Dongtan will feature full-grown trees from already-built nurseries. Integrated wind turbines will provide electricity and low-rise compact buildings will be used for offices, institutions and residences. Water taxis running through the canal will carry people from Shanghai’s mainland and then around Dongtan itself.]

See the [Full Text] for the rest of the story, additional pictures, and a YouTube video of Dongtan.

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