Delegation of Tongji University Visited IFADUR Paris
September 28th, 2017, Tongji University delegation came to IFADUR (Institut Franco-Chinois d’Architecture et de Développement durable Urbain et Rural) Paris headquarters to share exchange of studies . Tongji University delegation includes Prof. Pan Haixiao from School of Urban Planning, Professor Zhang Xiang from School of Transportation Engineering, Professor Luo Yanyun from School of Railway and Urban Planning and Zhang Bo from Sino-French School of Architecture and Management.
Professors listened to the special report of the ten principles of urban sustainable development by Mr. Thierry Melot, and conducted in-depth discussions and exchanges on the issues such as "Ring City". The experts fully affirmed Mr. Melot's idea of enhancing urban equity through the construction of a circular transport system and promoting sustainable urban development. At the same time, they proposed for the "ring city" to establish quantitative simulation, in order to further deepen the concept of urban construction under the economic feasibility analysis. They expressed their great welcome to the cooperation between IFADUR (Institut Franco-Chinois d’Architecture et de Développement durable Urbain et Rural) and Tongji University's urban planning and transportation researchers.