Not just “Better City, Better Life”: Creating a sustainable urban legacy beyond World Expo 2010 in Shanghai

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Abstract

In recent years, creating an urban legacy has gradually become the focus of event-led development or regeneration in cities. World Expo 2010 Shanghai, held under the theme “Better city, Better life” was organised to emphasise the concept of “city of harmony” and to promote the sustainable development of the city. The event itself is considered one of the most successful World Expos, attracting more than 200 international participants and more than 73 million visitors. But to what extent has Shanghai achieved its sustainable urban legacy?
Original languageEnglish
PublisherBureau International des Expositions
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

Keywords

  • Expo 2020
  • Shanghai
  • legacy
  • sustainable

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