China's urbanization is creating new cities at a mind-boggling rate. Gleaming office towers are rising all over the country and massive amounts of land are being converted to residential and commercial use. Is China growing in an energy and carbon smart fashion? How will that country shape 21st century trends in architecture, land use and urban living?
It’s a love story gone horribly wrong. Big cars, ever-bigger homes, distant suburbs – all of it kept afloat by cheap oil. If this American arrangement ever made sense, it certainly doesn’t now, Peter Calthorpe told a Climate One audience in San Francisco on May 25.