Introduction

I am a PhD candidate in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning and a member of the Clean Energy Cities in China research team. I also…

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Overseas Chinese Town Revisited

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The Happy Line 欢乐干线

Around the world in 25 minutes. This is the first posting in a series of city circumnavigations by elevated rail: Beijing Line 13, Shanghai Line 4, and the…

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Go West article in 306090 Sustain + Develop

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Techno-Community article in HKIA journal

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China Lab article in T+A

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Megablock article in T+A

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Beijing Air Quality SIDL project in NYT

Before, during, and after the Beijing Olympics, I assisted SIDL Director Sarah Williams in collecting air quality data and photographs of the marathon route. The findings were published…

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Hainan Urban Design Workshop Micro-Documentary

In the summer of 2007, seven Columbia architecture students and one intrepid professor ventured to the untouristed northern shores of Hainan, to conceptualize a new genre of development…