COVID-19 epidemy has changed our life and work tremendously, which has made us to think: how can we develop our cities more sustainably, how to use the natural resources, how to keep our environment and follow its’ own rules? Chinese cities have been in the frontier of researching COVID-19 epidemy and city development. In April 2020, Wuhan Housing and Urban Rural Development Bureau has organized a research that consists most important cities in the world -how to react COVID-19 in the short period, what does it mean for the city structure, city infrastructure and government strategies and polices.
East & West Urban Consultancy
We are a company based in the Netherlands with expertise in urban planning, specializing in promoting knowledge and experience exchange in sustainable urban (re)development between China and Europe. We have a broad network of contacts in urban planning in Chinese and European Metropolitan cities at both local and central government level.
Under the EC-LINK project, a research paper on Green Building in Summer hot and Winter Cold climate is carried out by European & Chinese experts. This is the first the join research paper which combines the European methodology and approaches and Chinese technology and best practises, written by Dr. Schwede (University of Stuttgart) and prof. Fengya and his colleagues (China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute).