- Bridge to Future Livable Cities and City Clusters in the People’s Republic of China: Policy Opportunities for High-Quality Urban Development
By 2050, the People’s Republic of China will be a high-income, four-generation urban society. Yet, according to the United Nations, the PRC’s population will have halved by 2100. Many cities will lose population and businesses. In the paper, the author recommends focusing on urban rehabilitation and retrofitting to make cities more livable―with a green circular zero-waste economy, aiming at low-carbon, climate-resilient cities―and making cities healthy and friendly for people of all ages.