To Probe Further: Shanghai

Where to find out more about China's efforts to build a green city

Arup’s own Website for the Dongtan eco-city is at http://www.arup.com/eastasia/project.cfm?pageid=7047, and its white papers about megacities and sustainability are available at http://www.arup.com/feature.cfm?pageid=7523.

Back in March, The blog ”Mutant Palm” considered the consequences of eco-city development on the Dongtan Ramsar Wetlands. See http://tenementpalm.blogspot.com/2007/03/dongtan-chinas-first-eco-city.html.

For more information about Chongming Island, China Daily has a useful page at http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-07/19/content_349641.htm. Wikipedia’s page is also worth consulting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chongming_Island.

More information about Pujiang Intelligence Valley is available at its Web site, http://www.piv-park.com/en/.

The Oriental Pearl Tower Visibility Index was a feature of the blog ”Mad About Shanghai,” at http://www.madaboutshanghai.com/.

To see all of Spectrum 's special report on The Megacity, including online extras and audio and video exclusives, go to http://spectrum.ieee.org/moremegacity.

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