ADB-Tongji Urban Knowledge Sharing Workshop: New Towns and New Districts in China - Challenges and Opportunities


Following three successful urban knowledge sharing workshops in 2010, 2011, and 2012, the fourth workshop held by the ADB-Tongji University Regional Knowledge Hub focused on the development of new towns and districts in the PRC, followed by a photo exhibition and a site visit in Jiading New District and Wuxi Taihu New Town. The workshop introduced state-of-the-art approaches to planning, implementation and administration in the development of new towns and new districts, as well as discussing lessons learned. Some 80 experts and policy makers from international organizations, governments, and academia participated.