Is the Development of 15-min Commercial Circle a Boon or Bane? Exploring its implications on Citizen's Quality of Life in Zhengzhou, China


  • Min Le Zhang Henan Mechanical & Electrical Vocational College, Zheng Zhou, China
  • Kim Mee Chong SEGi University Kota Damansara, Graduate School of Business, Malaysia.
  • Jian Kun Gong Department of Media and Communication Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Xue Yan Zhang Henan Mechanical & Electrical Vocational College, Zheng Zhou, China
  • Mei Yu Ji Shunde Polytechnic, Foshan, China



15-minute Commercial Circle, Resident Quality of Life, Urbanization, Zhengzhou


Rapid urbanization in China has led to the emergence of the 15-minute commercial circle, but more research is needed on its impact on residents' quality of life. This study aimed to propose construction plans and explore the circle's influence on residents' quality of life in Zhengzhou. Semi-structured interviews with 15 community residents were analyzed using NVivo software. Results indicated positive economic impacts but negative environmental and social impacts. The 15-minute commercial circle plays a dual role, requiring future sustainable and inclusive practices that address income inequality and environmental protection. Limitations include a small sample size and a focus on Zhengzhou.


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How to Cite

Zhang , M. L., Chong, K. M., Gong , J. K., Zhang, X. Y., & Ji , M. Y. (2023). Is the Development of 15-min Commercial Circle a Boon or Bane? Exploring its implications on Citizen’s Quality of Life in Zhengzhou, China. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(24), 307–311.



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