Foshan China Workshop

Chart showing the development pressures in Foshan.

The development pressures in Foshan reveal the challenges in creating a viable urban environment that is ecologically healthy and socially equitable.

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MIT Course Number

11.952

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This practicum focuses on applying the principles of sustainability to improve the quality of life and activity along the Foshan downtown riverfront. The City has recently engaged in several planning efforts that, with the help of consultants and experts, will help to identify strategies to revitalize the City's center and establish a new downtown. This practicum will compliment these efforts by focusing on planning and design options in and around the Pearl River, a now underutilized waterway that runs through the City's new downtown.

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Lee, Tunney, and Yu-Hung Hong. 11.952 Foshan China Workshop, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-952-foshan-china-workshop-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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