Xiongan New Area, about 100km southwest of Beijing, is a vast, visionary mega-urban project that is being designed with three grand goals: To house the non-governmental functions of Beijing; to catalyze the regional integration of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province (called in Chinese Jing-Jin-Ji); and to prototype urban modernization for the 21st Century.Read more "Xiong’An information"
Here are some examples of walking tours of different Asian, European and American cities, which we will use as tools of exploring urban conditions. We want to add this to the existing datasets like plans, maps, collections of statistical information, to name a few. Beijing Shichahai / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qztRJrWt-Es Beijing Wangfujing / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpY4aDOK-0E Beijing during rush […]Read more "Walking Tours"
ACADIA conference offers free access to its paper presentations until November 30, 2020. You can access the sessions with the same link that you received via email from the conference organizers. You can also watch the keynote talks on the conference’s YouTube channel.Read more "ACADIA 2020 update"
To stimulate its pandemic-hit economy, a province in South Korea has been experimenting with universal basic income programs by regularly giving out cash, no questions asked. Now, some politicians want to go national with the concept. Illustration: Crystal Tai/WSJRead more "South Korea’s Universal Basic Income Experiment"