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, and its white papers about megacities and sustainability are available at

Back in March, The blog ”Mutant Palm” considered the consequences of eco-city development on the Dongtan Ramsar Wetlands. See

For more information about Chongming Island, China Daily has a useful page at Wikipedia’s page is also worth consulting:

More information about Pujiang Intelligence Valley is available at its Web site,

The Oriental Pearl Tower Visibility Index was a feature of the blog ”Mad About Shanghai,” at

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