Urban planning in Guangzhou - The case of contemporary urban planning in the Haizhu District

Meso scale of the urban district: Using Guangzhou’s Haizhu District, Elizabeth Brencic portrays how China is massively investing into districts of potential and building up modern, manhattanized downtowns. This thesis will be guided by persons directly linked with the Urban Planning Bureau, as well as with Sun Yat-Sen University’s Urban and regional Studies Centre.