By 2025, 350 million more people will have moved to cities, five years later the urban population will top 1 billion - and China will be leading all this.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 3 october 2011

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This article titled “China becomes an urban nation at breakneck speed” was written by Tania Branigan in Guiyang, for The Guardian on Sunday 2nd October 2011 15.00 UTC

Every few minutes another car brakes sharply as it reaches Tangbaguan on Guiyang’s new ring road. Another driver does a double-take. The dual carriageway ends abruptly in a narrow dirt track twisting downwards through heaps of rubble.

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