E-bikes bring individual and sustainable transport to China | TheCityFix
China’s e-bikes (short for electric bicycles), which are proving to be a disruptive, bottom-up approach to commuting that is becoming the sustainable alternative to the car for millions. Now is the time for China to embrace this ground-up innovation and move e-bikes further into the mainstream to promote sustainable and accessible transport urban mobility.

E-bikes bring individual and sustainable transport to China | TheCityFix

China’s e-bikes (short for electric bicycles), which are proving to be a disruptive, bottom-up approach to commuting that is becoming the sustainable alternative to the car for millions. Now is the time for China to embrace this ground-up innovation and move e-bikes further into the mainstream to promote sustainable and accessible transport urban mobility.

Car-Free City: China Builds Dense Metropolis from Scratch | Web Urbanist
Altering most of today’s cities to eliminate cars altogether would be a daunting, if not impossible, proposition – which is why China is starting from scratch. Great City will be built around a high-rise core housing 80,000 people, entirely walkable, and surrounded by green space.
Planned for a rural area outside Chengdu, the high-density Great City will give residents access to a ‘buffer area’ of gardens and greenery making up 60% of the total area of the city. Walking from the center of the city to the green spaces takes just ten minutes, and other nearby urban centers will be accessible by a mass transit system.

Car-Free City: China Builds Dense Metropolis from Scratch | Web Urbanist

Altering most of today’s cities to eliminate cars altogether would be a daunting, if not impossible, proposition – which is why China is starting from scratch. Great City will be built around a high-rise core housing 80,000 people, entirely walkable, and surrounded by green space.

Planned for a rural area outside Chengdu, the high-density Great City will give residents access to a ‘buffer area’ of gardens and greenery making up 60% of the total area of the city. Walking from the center of the city to the green spaces takes just ten minutes, and other nearby urban centers will be accessible by a mass transit system.

Digital China’s smart city strategy gaining an edge_Insight—China Economic Net
It is estimated that 70 percent of China’s  population will be urbanized by the year 2017. It takes China 20 to 30  years to finish the urbanization process that has taken western  industrialized countries 100 to 200 years. “Behind the rapid  urbanization there lie many contractions and conflicts. Information  technology is undisputedly the most effective means to resolve the  contractions during the rapid development of cities.” said Qian Weilie.

Digital China’s smart city strategy gaining an edge_Insight—China Economic Net

It is estimated that 70 percent of China’s population will be urbanized by the year 2017. It takes China 20 to 30 years to finish the urbanization process that has taken western industrialized countries 100 to 200 years. “Behind the rapid urbanization there lie many contractions and conflicts. Information technology is undisputedly the most effective means to resolve the contractions during the rapid development of cities.” said Qian Weilie.

urbanfoodproduction:

Golden Dream Bay, a residential and retail complex in Qinhuangdao,  China, a city of 2.8 million located 300 km east of Beijing. Building  upon Moshe Safdie’s groundbreaking Habitat, the project offers a radical  solution for quality, affordable housing in a heavily populated urban  area.

urbanfoodproduction:

Golden Dream Bay, a residential and retail complex in Qinhuangdao, China, a city of 2.8 million located 300 km east of Beijing. Building upon Moshe Safdie’s groundbreaking Habitat, the project offers a radical solution for quality, affordable housing in a heavily populated urban area.

(via edificecomplex)