TROPICAL GEOGRAPHY ›› 2016, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (6): 985-994.doi: 10.13284/j.cnki.rddl.002906

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Integrated Village Renewal Practices and Its Enlightenment on the New Urbanization in China: A Case Study of Weyarn, Germany

ZHANG Junjie,OUYANG Shishu   

  1. (School of Architecture and Urban Planning,Guangdong University of Technology,Guangzhou 510090,China)
  • Received:2015-11-10 Online:2016-11-05 Published:2016-11-05


New-type urbanization is a grand strategy for future long-term development of China, and serves as grasps of the reform in depth. Closely related village renewal would quickly become a hot spot and develop into an advanced stage. From the theory of the German integrated village renewal and the practice of the Weyarn renewal, the origin of the integrated village renewal, content definition,the Weyarn rural development policies and bidirectional influence were summarized in this paper. It is shown that Weyarn integrated village renewal development strategy includes: cohesion of common development vision and a high level of public participation, professional help and network cooperation, effective operation of land management, the rural area blocking the spread of the city to the suburbs,and the leading role of local government. For the construction of new urbanization in urban village regions, some enlightenment can be attained: “Nostalgia” is the foundation of the integrated village to extend and enrich the connotation of the construction of new urbanization. Public participation is a substantial basis for the village to update and enhance the implementation of the new urbanization cohesion. Talents are the key elements of the village updated to ensure the continued health of the new urbanization. The ideal goal is livable village renewal, guiding the new urbanization value orientation. Efficient service is a strong guarantee for village renewal, leading to the new urbanization policy breakthroughs. Integrated village renewal improves the quality of community building and strengthens the strategic basis for the construction of new urbanization.

Key words: integrated village renewal, new urbanization, Weyarn, urban-rural integration, urban village