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Duoguiheyi: Chinese Planning Faces the Test of Integration

Martin Tzou, Du Shu and Liu Lidan
Translated by Michael Black
p. 15-23


Chinese urban planning has recently begun an institutional revolution that seeks to integrate plans drawn up by several ministries. Aimed at giving more coherence to public action, the process of integration, already technically complex, is confronted with a power struggle between administrations, making duoguiheyi difficult to implement.

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Full text document will be published online on March 2018.

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Electronic reference

Martin Tzou, Du Shu and Liu Lidan, « Duoguiheyi: Chinese Planning Faces the Test of Integration », China Perspectives [Online], 2017/1 | 2017, Online since 01 March 2018, connection on 24 May 2017. URL :

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About the authors

Martin Tzou

Martin Tzou is an architect and urban planner graduated from the University of Louvain, Belgium. Based in Beijing, he is working on urban, energy and low-carbon planning projects in China.Room 712, Henderson Centre, Office Tower 1, 18 Jianguomen Neidajie, Dongcheng District, 10005, Beijing, China (

Du Shu

Du Shu is a state urban planner and head of Studio 3, at the China Centre for Urban Development affiliated with the NDRC.5 East Sanlihe Rd, Xicheng District, 100045, Beijing, China (

Liu Lidan

Liu Lidan is a doctoral candidate in Geography at Université Paris I – Sorbonne.Institut de Géographie, 191 rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris (

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