Dongtan will be located at the tip of Chongming Island, off the coast of Shanghai. Though Chongming makes up nearly one fifth of Shanghai's total land area, it's largely undeveloped. A new bridge connecting the two is scheduled to be completed shortly before residents begin moving into Dongtan in 2010.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.