Urban China 2030: Heritage, Identity, and Sustainable Development Symposium31 October – 2 November, 2010 Studio-X Beijing
China today has overtaken Japan as the second largesteconomy in the world. Urbanization in China is urgent, incessant, and ofgargantuan proportions. In the last two decades, cities and urban forms haveexperienced unprecedented transformation and development. A sense of speed,simultaneity, and complexity accompany the urban transformations.
This two-day symposium will bring together experts,scholars, and critical thinkers of urbanism in China to explore urgent issuesfacing Chinese cities today, and to discuss the new challenges of developmentand urbanization they must confront in the coming two decades.