Influence of Visiting Japan in 1903 on Jian Zhang's Urban Planning Thoughts
Nantong made great progress in city construction during 1895-1926 by the leading of Jian Zhang, upon which Zhang's Urban Planning Thoughts was emerging.Zhang went to Japan for a 70 days' visiting on education, business, political system, and local city construction, thereby obtained much illuminations from it. The research was applied during 2006-2008 by re-visiting the cities, places of Japan that Zhang went to in 1903, and collecting literatures in libraries, museums, historical archives of those cities. This paper considered that the effect on Nantong city construction was distributing in education, industry, agriculture, housing, business, traffic, landscape, and philanthropy. The influence of Zhang's Urban Planning Thoughts was mainly in local self-government, system planning, infrastructure planning, education system planning, and planning methods, etc.
Qing Yang, Li Hua Zhu, Jing Jing He, Zeng Feng Yan and Rui Ren
H. Y. Yu "Influence of Visiting Japan in 1903 on Jian Zhang's Urban Planning Thoughts", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 368-373, pp. 1732-1736, 2012