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gu_xiaokun (3)The Center for Urban and Regional Studies, the Department of City and Regional Planning and the Program on Chinese Cities presents:

A Brown Bag Lunch Seminar by Gu Xiaokun, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar at the Center for Urban & Regional Studies
Associate Researcher at the Institute of New Rural Development
at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Reading Room, New East
Thursday, February 2, 2017, 12:30-1:45PM

Shanghai has a long history of urban revival, dating back to the 19th century. As the first city in China committed to limiting the total amount of land allocated for construction, Shanghai plays a critical role in informing urban planning and development in China. In her presentation, Dr. Gu will discuss the history of urban revival in Shanghai, highlight several case studies, outline the main policy tools used, and identify new trends in urban revival since 2015.

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