Gallery: Guangzhou Revamped as New Sustainable Super City

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It’s an exciting time right now for Asia, which is expanding so quickly that whole cities are being designed, and existing cities have to be redesigned to accommodate all of this new development! Guangzhou, China’s 3rd largest city, is now joining the ranks of these foward-looking cities, and is getting a revamp to allow for more growth and at the same time make it more livable and sustainable. Some of the upgrades include mixed-use amenities like parks, commercial space, and increased transportation facilities that will make the city more cohesive. San Francisco-based Heller Manus Architects is responsible for the master plan of this new Southern axis to the city, which will tie into the recently designed Northern axis, also designed by Heller Manus.

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  1. seasonlau September 25, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    Hi, I am the one who living in the city which is far away from the description you mentioned above. Its traffic, one of reasons why I hate this city, is affecting my schedule and attendance everyday. Had you ever seen TWO HUNDRED PEOPLES in a bus stop and a bus will be fully filled with peoples when it approaches the 2nd station? Because of the bad traffic, I am planing to ride a bicycle to work so that I am well manage my time!!!

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