A Century of Change: Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th by Yi Wang

By Yi Wang

This booklet offers a complete assessment of the evolution of Beijing’s city constitution within the twentieth century, examining crucial social and financial adjustments within the housing zone. targeting the city adjustments that came about less than the industry economic system after 1978 and past, the booklet addresses the demolition of courtyard homes in Beijing’s outdated urban, the relocation of low-income households from the previous urban, the government’s function relating to housing within the urban, and home segregation in Beijing. increasing at the author’s PhD thesis on the collage of Cambridge, it's illustrated with a wealth of historical pictures and maps of Beijing. providing proper descriptions, wide literature and case reviews, the booklet bargains a priceless source for college kids and students of structure, city reports and chinese language reviews. First released in 2013 via velocity in Hong Kong, it has considering been extra to the libraries of many distinctive universities, together with Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, U Penn, NYU, UC Berkeley, Hong Kong collage, UBC in Canada and the college of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

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