Projections 5: Planning in China

Projections, the Journal of the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning, focuses on the most innovative and cutting edge research in planning. Each volume is devoted to a different topic of interest to planning scholars, students, and professionals. As a peer-reviewed publication, Projections welcomes original high quality submissions at the vanguard of planning theory and practice.

These papers provide a kind of overview of that process and also some interesting indicators of its future. There is a tracking of this uniquely rapid evolution in urban transportation policy and investment. There is application of  revealing social behavior. It took some time for the issue of urban conservation to move in as a feature of contemporary Chinese practice, following recent controversy when redevelopment threatened historic buildings in Beijing. Now the process approaches a broader collaborative stakeholder approach to the problem.

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