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This new car-free district in Shenzhen is the size of midtown Manhattan

17 Jun 2020

As part of a new corporate headquarters for company Tencent, a new district in one of the densest cities in the world will barely allow any cars.

A new neighborhood being built in Shenzhen, China—which will be roughly the size of midtown Manhattan—will only be barely accessible by cars. The district, called Net City, is designed for humans rather than traffic. The area, which will include new offices for Tencent, China’s largest internet company, along with housing, schools, retail spaces, and public parks, sits at the edge of Shenzhen, one of the most densely populated megacities in the world.


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