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Project Summary

Bicycle use for commuting revitalization project

Like many rapidly-growing cities with a prospering society, Beijing faces significant problems caused by rapid growth in private automobile traffic – and a further 1,800 cars are added to the city’s streets every day.

The Auto-Mobile Beijing project aims to reestablish a bicycle culture in the former “bicycle kingdom” providing the potential to be a model for other cities with similar conditions.

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“Next Generation” prizes for post-graduate student visions
“Visionary and strategic approach” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Beijing, China
August Liau
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August Liau
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
"Next Generation" 1st prize 2011
Asia Pacific
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