1st International Forum of Urban-Rural Sustainability, with Professor Yan Song
The Program on Chinese Cities (PCC) was established by Department of City and Regional Planning
(DCRP) Professor Yan Song to develop an internationally-recognized research agenda to better
understand the impacts of rapid metropolitan development on China’s built and natural environments.
A three-part agenda guides the research activities of the PCC: documentation of China’s urbanization
process; analysis of China’s urbanization policies and practices; and global implications of