2010 World Expo

The Expo’s stated theme was “Better City, Better Life,” and organizers boasted it was the first World’s Fair devoted to the contemplation of cities.
Nov 6, 2010   Fast Company
Chinese urban sprawl has the potential to be transformed into urban sustainability.
Jul 29, 2010   TheCityFix
As Shanghai aims to bring people together through spectacle, Edwin Heathcote examines the concept behind the festival and questions its relevancy.
Jun 9, 2010   Financial Times
Shanghai is preparing for the 2010 World Expo, but the Chinese investment won't create anything like the urban investment created in Vancouver for the Olympics, says Brendon Crain.
Mar 22, 2010   Next American City
This profile from <em>National Geographic</em> takes an inside look at the growing and rapidly changing city of Shanghai.
Feb 19, 2010   National Gepgraphic
As the host of the 2010 World Expo, Shanghai is sparing no expense. Civic investment and projects are expected to eclipse those of Beijing when it hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Aug 15, 2009   The New York Times