Category: Research project

XXIth Century Shanghai: an IPRAUS–ENA-PB Project 0

XXIth Century Shanghai: an IPRAUS–ENA-PB Project

The Virtual Shanghai platform is now home to a new project on contemporary Shanghai — 21th century Shanghai — by the Ecole nationale d’architecture-Paris-Belleville (ENA-PB) and one of its research centers IPRAUS. The management...

Shanghai industries in 1947 0

Shanghai industries in 1947

In the course of a two-year project on “Cities in turmoil”, an attempt to examine everyday life in times of acute change through the use of GIS, Christian Henriot (安克強) has examined the transformation...

Land use in Shanghai, 1932-2012 0

Land use in Shanghai, 1932-2012

The Virtual Shanghai team has produced a new set of maps based on data processed and integrated into our GIS. This is the result of a short-term project conducted by Tan Junmin, a GIS...

CITIES IN TURMOIL: H-GIS AND URBAN LIFE IN MODERN CHINA 0

CITIES IN TURMOIL: H-GIS AND URBAN LIFE IN MODERN CHINA

The Institut d’Asie Orientale is hosting the second workshop on historical GIS and Chinese urban studies in Lyon on 7-9 November 2012. The workshop will take place at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon...

Shanghai industries in wartime 5

Shanghai industries in wartime

A whole new series of maps is now available on the Virtual Shanghai platform (see Maps – eAtlas) on the evolution of Shanghai industries during the early years of the war with Japan (1937-1945). ...

Shanghai Stock Exchange Project 0

Shanghai Stock Exchange Project

For “number crunchers”, and all those with an interest in Shanghai’s economic development, it will be worth checking out the web site set up by a group of economists at Yale University on the...