Tag: Shenzhen


New Article on Shenzhen International Low Carbon City

Based on fieldwork conducted in Shenzhen last year, an article by three members of our China team (Ali Cheshmehzangi, Linjun Xie and May Tan-Mullins) has been published in the journal Cities. You can access the article here. Abstract This study looks into one of the most promising low carbon city planning initiatives in China, namely Shenzhen’s International …

Conferences and workshops

Sponge City Seminar at the 5th ILCC in Shenzhen

Our team member Ali Cheshmehzangi presented at a special seminar on ‘Sponge Cities’ in Shenzhen International Low-Carbon City, held as part of the 5th annual International Low Carbon City (ILCC) forum, on 8 September 2017. He shared his insights into sponge city development in the UK and China, under the title “Resilient City Development: Comprehensive …


Critical Reader Visits to Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenzhen & Ningbo

Some of our team members converged earlier this month in Shanghai, and then travelled on to Wuhan, visiting a series of key ‘smart’ and ‘eco’ sites in each city, and meeting key local actors.  These follow earlier visits to Shenzhen and Ningbo during the last project year. Among other things, the Shanghai visit included a seminar at the Pudong …