On August 20, 2016 the Junção Project, a low-income housing project in Rio Grande, Brazil signed contracts to begin
- projectFlagship research series on achieving cities that work for all
- projectSupporting the first city in India to legislate on transit-oriented development
China’s rapid urbanization has dramatically increased the need for public transit infrastructure in cities across the country.
- projectInteractive platform quantifies and visualizes river flood risks worldwide
- projectBuilding climate resilience at the rural-urban interface
Faced with rapid urbanization, Chinese cities, like many other cities around the world, are exploring sustainable development pathways for a more livable environment that supports economic growth and is environmentally responsible.
Urbanization has been rapid for the coastal city of Qingdao in China’s eastern Shandong Province. By 2020, the city will have a population of 12 million people. Working with Qingdao Municipal Government, WRI China/...
As an important port city in northern China, Qingdao has been a key business hub over the past century, and is becoming even more influential as China emerges as a new commercial center of the world.