China Writings and Lectures

Edward Ziegler

Professor of Law
China Writings and Lectures

Professor Ziegler has traveled extensively in China studying urban planning and land development in that country. He has published two articles in Chinese in the Chinese government’s Journal of Urban Planning International, the official journal of the People’s Republic of China’s Academy of Urban Planning and Design in Beijing. He has also published widely outside China about sustainable urban development particularly in regard to megapolitan regional growth and the development of satellite cities in China, Europe, and the United States. Professor Ziegler’s publications related to urban development in China and megapolitan growth management and satellite cities are listed below. His writings are considered foundational works in this field. He also has lectured extensively on this topic in the United States and Europe.


Chongqing 34 million people

Edward Ziegler, American Cities, the Automobile, and Regional Transportation Planning , 27 JOURNAL OF URBAN PLANNING INTERNATIONAL No. 4 (2012) (China Academy of Urban Planning and Design and Ministry of Construction, Beijing).

Edward Ziegler , Land Development, Zoning, and the Shape of America’s Cities, 20 JOURNAL OF URBAN PLANNING INTERNATIONAL 60 (2005) (China Academy of Urban Planning and Design and Ministry of Construction, Beijing).

Edward Ziegler, China’s Cities, Globalization, and Sustainable Development: Comparative Thoughts on Urban Planning, Energy, and Environmental Policy , 5 WASH. U. GLOBAL STUD. L. REV. 295 (2007).

Edward Ziegler, China’s Polycentric Regional Growth, 22 GA. ST. U. L. REV. 959 (2006).

Edward Ziegler, China’s Cities and Sustainable Development, 9 GREEN LAW 3 (2006).

Edward Ziegler, Developing Greener Cities in China, 65 URBAN LAND 48 (2006).

Edward Ziegler, New Urbanism with Chinese Characteristics, 11 NEW URBAN NEWS 13 (2006).

Edward Ziegler,China Embraces Growth Management for Sustainable Development, 8 GROWTH/NO GROWTH JOURNAL OF GROWTH MANAGEMENT 10 (2005).