Unbounded City- Exploration on Planning Strategy of Chinese University Campus
In the process of pursuing modernization, China began the construction of new university campuses. These new campuses are usually planned in a way similar to the Forbidden City, which means they're separate from the surrounding environment. In this way, most university resources are limited inside the campus and are not accessible to surrounding residents. Such arrangement emphasizes the separation between the public and the private and creates a kind of discriminatory and exclusive urban atmosphere in the city. While recognizing the importance of border and re-examining its role in resources sharing, this article proposed a new planning model which is different from the traditional one. Rather than providing a "once-and-for-all" planning, the new model views real life as evolving and dynamic and re-examined it, then created a set of strategies for planners, urban designers, architects and landscape designers to redefine boundaries between the public and the private .