City of Dreams

The Economist gives an update on the supposed eco-city Dongtan, being built on an island outside Shanghai. After the downfall of corrupt former Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu, one of the main backers of the project,...

Good News and Bad News for China’s Eco-cities draws lessons about China’s development models as it compares the success and failure stories of China’s eco-city projects. I had a brief conversation with a friend majoring in media about “good...

China’s Pioneering Eco-city Of Dongtan Stalls

From Telegraph: This was supposed to be the site of Dongtan, the world’s first eco-city, a paradise of sustainable living that would house half-a-million people and set an example to the world. So impressive were the...



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