The role of urban planning in sustainable housing development: The case of Hangzhou Metropolitan Area

  • Xue, Jin (Project Manager)

Project Details


The objective of this research is to investigate how urban planning influences the sustainability of housing development in the Hangzhou Metropolitan Area. Specifically, the project aims to:
(1) examine which aspects and how much of the knowledge about sustainable housing is applied in urban planning;
(2) evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the urban planning in dealing with the challenges of sustainable housing development.
Effective start/end date01/09/201131/08/2012


  • Urban China Initiative

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