As a world-class industrial and port city, Shanghai has attracted worldwide attention meanwhile facing many problems and challenges. Light pollution, the heat island effect and fast-paced urban life force people to seek niche space in the city. Therefore, how should Shanghai’s urban planning solve these problems in a people-oriented and “innovative” way?
Based on the theory of “urban rebelling”, we found the Chongming district in Shanghai as our research site. Different from downtown Shanghai, it is positioned as an “international ecological island” with low density, priority for ecology, peaceful community life, and people’s satisfaction level is measurably higher.
In the face of Shanghai’s relentless advancing urban
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