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Urban Regeneration in China
Institutional Innovation of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai

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ISBN 9780367704117
July 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
256 Pages 24 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The book examines institutional innovation of urban regeneration in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai, three Chinese cities that have experienced sweeping changes in recent years, providing an ideal guide to the process of development and practices of urban regeneration in China.

As a starting point, the book revisits relevant theoretical developments and the institutional experiences of urban regeneration in some Asian pioneer cities and regions, such as Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo and Singapore. Moving on to the Chinese mainland cities themselves, the core comparative study investigates the institutional systems, key policies, planning formulations and implementation paths in the urban regeneration process of the three cities. The author then reveals gains and losses in each city?s institutional construction and reformation, as well as the underlying reasons for these. Drawing on these case studies and comparisons, the book puts forward some generic rules on the institutional innovation of urban regeneration, offering a valuable reference for other cities and regions.

The book will appeal to scholars interested in urban regeneration and renewal, as well as urban planners, architects, policymakers, and urban development administrators.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Urban Regeneration in China in the New Era  2. Institutional Innovation of Urban Regeneration from an Asian Perspective  3. Evolution of Urban Regeneration in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Shanghai  4. Policies and Regulations of Urban Regeneration in the Three Cities  5. Development of Institutional Systems of Urban Regeneration in the Three Cities  6. Spatial Management and Control of Urban Regeneration in the Three Cities  7. Implementation Paths of Urban Regenerations in the Three Cities  8. Fulfillment and Experiences of Urban Regenerations of the Three Cities  9. Critical Elements and Future Development of Institutional Innovations of Urban Regeneration in China

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Yan TANG is an associate professor in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University, China. Her research interests include urban design and planning, urban regeneration, and urban and rural governance.

Dong YANG is an urban planner at China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. His research interests are urban design, urban regeneration and cultural heritage conservation.