Megacities

China's capital city is already one of the largest in the world, but it's about to get a whole lot bigger. As the Chinese population continues to migrate from rural to urban areas, the Chinese government is planning for megacity of 130 million.
Aug 2, 2015   New York Times
South Korea is emerging as a new center of Asian mega development. With a variety of large-scale and small-scale projects, the country is taking a specific interest in sustainable development.
Jun 2, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
Megacities are quickly on the rise in China. But as this post from <em>New Geography</em> argues, they've managed to avoid problems currently faced by other megacities in developing nations.
May 4, 2011   New Geography
The slums of the world's megacities have been the subject of much admiration among urban thinkers recently. Joel Kotkin argues that adulation is misguided.
Apr 5, 2011   New Geography
A huge mall in China -- the largest in the world -- has just a 1% occupancy rate.
Mar 10, 2011   Gadling
The Chinese megacity of Chongqing has announced plans to install a half a million surveillance cameras by 2012.
Mar 9, 2011   Agence France Presse
Building megacities needs to be a multidisciplinary effort, according to architect and designer Sean C. S. Chiao.
Feb 3, 2011   What Matters
The rise of megacities and innovation hubs is leading to a balance shift that will make cities, not nations, the most powerful drivers in the world economy, according to Parag Khanna.
Aug 19, 2010   Foreign Policy
With the global urban population on the rise and cities expected to become densely populated mega-cities, automakers are trying to design cars for future cities.
Jul 5, 2010   The New York Times
<em>Boing Boing</em> interviews author and futurist Bruce Sterling about global cities and how vastly expanding urban scale is not necessarily a problem.
Jun 15, 2010   Boing Boing