While We Are Talking About Urban Expansion and Economy Growth of China, Have You Ever Noticed the Phenomenon of Shrinking Cities?

  • Ying LongEmail author
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


Today I would like to share something about shrinking cities, literally the cities that are depopulating. Besides my identity as an urban scholar, I am an outdoor enthusiast. As you know, there are three parallel rivers in China, Jinsha River, Lancang River, and Nu River, respectively. Once I took a 3-day trip to venture across the Biluo Snow Mountain from Nu River to Lancang River, including spending two nights in tents

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture and Hang Lung Center for Real EstateTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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