Research on Urban Spatial Development Strategy of Jingdezhen The transition of resource exhausted cities is a major problem in their socio-economic development. Too much reliance on resource hampers the modernization and transition of urban development. In March 2009, Jingdezhen city …

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“景漂”的形成原因与文化意味 Borrowing the concept of Beipiao (People coming to Beijing for better development without permanent residence), Jingdezhen has also gathered a large number of artists who are looking for development here. Among these people, some are old artists who have …

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With the rapid development of urbanization,the cities’ image in China have made great changes.As a outer expression of the inner culture,quality and specialty of the city,the city image surveys information to the citizens straightly and affects the recognition of people …

CI Strategy of Middle-small City Based on the Conservation of Historical Culture – A Case Study of Jingdezhen City The Capital of Porcelain Read more »

Prosperity of Ceramics——History and Features of Ancient Jingdezhen City With steady development from Song,Yuan,Ming to Qing dynasty,Jingdezhen under- went the progress from village,town,to city.It is famous for ceramics.It forms a large scale,comprehensive,and corresponding production and circulation system for exquisite ceramics …

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From Song Dynasty to 20th century, as a city developed from pottery industry, pottery industry was always centralized in the urban planning of Jingdezhen. After the pottery industry downturn in 1990s and industrial transformation in 2010s, the original urban planning …

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Jingdezhen was a city originating from pottery industry. Among pottery industrial cities in China, Jingdezhen was the one with least competitive political, geographical, and economical conditions. Without much other resources, the development of Jingdezhen was largely depended on the external …

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Fig 1. Export Volume of Jingdezhen Commercial Ceramics Fig 2. Comparison of Pottery Production The development of Jingdezhen was never a coincidence or introverted. Jingdezhen itself was a small unknown city with insufficient human and material resources before the establishment …

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Although Jingdezhen was known for the best pottery product and lived on the traditional handicraft industry for centuries, it went downturn in 1990s as a result of exhausted clay resources and the bankrupt of  state-owned pottery factories. It revived in …

Revival of Jingdezhen: Synergy of Private and Government Run Pottery Enterprises in Pottery Industry Read more »

From Song Dynasty, the production of ceramic product has dominated the ceramic industry of Jingdezhen. Back then, the uniqueness of ceramics from Jingdezhen relied mostly on the abundance of Kaolinite and porcelain clay, two of the main raw materials to …

#05 A myth or the future? Should ceramic industry still drive the development of the “City of Ceramics”? Read more »

The phenomenon of Jingpiao first emerged in Jingdezhen since the 1990s. After Reform and Opening Up, stated-owned factories were abandoned while one-third of the craftsmen were forced to retire. With the national ceramic market shrinking, Jingdezhen began to encounter the …

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The history of urban development of Jingdezhen involved both top-down master planning and bottom-up development. The first urban planning of Jingdezhen back in Song Dynasty included Changjiang as the axis of transportation and a centralised core of ceramic production. Its …

#03 From top-down to bottom-up development: Which is more suitable for contemporary Jingdezhen? Read more »

The Master Planning of Jingdezhen City (2012-2030) has introduced a new proposal of urban development driven by a new mode of ceramic industry, in attempt to resolve the fragmentation condition. The new mode of ceramic industry includes ceramics not only …

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As the “City of Porcelain”, ceramic industry has dominated the city development of Jingdezhen since the Song Dynasty. The first urban planning of Jingdezhen includes a centralised production core and an axis of transportation. The urban area of the city …

#01 Ceramic industry and urban spatial structure of Jingdezhen Read more »

  As the development of Jingdezhen depends mostly on the production chain of ceramic industry, both journals focus on analysing and developing strategies based on the current features of porcelain production. It is concluded that there are 5 major stakeholders …

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  This journal analysed the urban structure and spatial barriers for the expansion of Jingdezhen and has given suggestion on its future development. In 2008, the core of Jingdezhen appeared to be centralised on both sides of Changjiang River, while …

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  As ceramics has been the pillar industry in Jingdezhen for centuries, the gradual shift in ceramic production method has been the major influence in shaping the development of the city. While the production chain historically concentrated on the Changjiang …

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This journal examined the recent development of Jingdezhen from the perspective of foreign immigrants, also known as Yangjingpiao. As Jingdezhen has been attempting to develop itself as a “Global Porcelain City”, the author concluded the main incentives attracting foreigners to …

From the perspective of “Yangjingpiao”, how foreigners evaluate the revitalisation of Jingdezhen Read more »

To facilitate the implementation of the national policy regarding “Belt and Road Initiative” proposed in 2014, Jingdezhen Officials has reaffirmed the priority to revitalise the city through tourism. It stated that Jingdezhen as a historic “Porcelain Capital”, has both the …

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Yuyao Kiln was constructed back in Yuan Dynasty and had been the main imperial kiln for both Ming and Qing Dynasty. Over the 6 decades, Yuyao Kiln has undergone several expansions and has been the centrepiece of the urban development …

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  While Jingdezhen has been renowned as the “City of Porcelain” since the Song Dynasty, its status has rapidly declined in recent decades. Kaolinite was one of the most precious natural resource in Jingdezhen that could provide the glossy appearance …

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This news article in 2017 described the phenomenon of Jingpiao, in which new artisans from around the globe migrate to Jingdezhen to pursue their porcelain career and has become the driving force for the revitalisation of the city. Most of …

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Jingdezhen New Urban District was the winning scheme developed jointly by iPlace Design, Ci International Design and Tongji University Design Institute for the Jingdezhen New Town Master Plan Competition in 2012. It was adopted as part of the redevelopment master …

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  Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair has been an annual event at Jingdezhen since 2004. It is one of the largest exposition events for porcelain industry around the globe. Until 2019, accumulated 49 countries 0.9 million visitors has participated, while 12 …

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