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Tianjin: A new eco-city in China

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Check out this article by the BBC’s Gaia Vince about her visit to one of China’s newest eco-cities, Tianjin. The city, which was built on a reclaimed industrial dumping ground, is designed to encourage walking and public transport and includes numerous sustainability measures and nature areas. Additionally, Vince’s article notes that 20 percent of the housing has been reserved for low-wage workers and their families.

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