Wu Liangyong, member of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, is the
chief editor of this series. This book explores the origin and evolution of Zhangjian’s thoughts on city
planning, stresses mostly on the significance and symbol of the turning of his thought. Compared with
the evolution history of cities abroad, Zhangjian’s city planning thoughts play an important role not only in
the development of Chinese city planning science at that time, but also in the development of Chinese
city planning theory and practice at present and in the future.