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2013-14 China Seminar Series

Event Date and Location

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - Urban Center Room 220

Description

Xinyang Li, with the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design in Shanghai, presented on some of the work that he has done with the rebuilding efforts in Beichuan, China. Beichuan suffered from a terrible earthquake in 2008, and has undergone massive change over a short period of time. The town center was moved from its original location and planners worked to redesign the town to prevent any future destruction all while meeting sustainable development goals.