Comment on Sharon Zhu’s “Food and the City”

Sharon in her blog suggested the benefits of having urban farms in terms of solving the urgency of food supply in cities. I agree that the idea of “farm-to-table” is great when customers nowadays concern more on the food safety and freshness.  Taking Shanghai and Hong Kong from the blog as example, unlike other places,…
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Reflection on Semester 2

Semester two was started with the project of housing alternative. This project is the follow-up work of the urban regeneration in the semester one. It encourages us to focus on the detail research of the residential area. Cohousing is an important point of this module and we visited some relative sites to experience the scheme…
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Food and the City

During the progress of several projects in this semester, I found lots of case studies about urban farm and I am really interested in it. As Manning said, “the relationship between food and the city is fascinating” (Manning, 2016). People’s demand for food grows with the development of urbanism, so the amount of “growing space”,…
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