11. 09. 2013

China’s brand-new abandoned cities could be dystopian movie sets

China’s building boom has created a ton of abandoned cities and massive ruins — most of which are brand new, and have never had people living in them. Here are the deserted Chinese...

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26. 08. 2013

Shanghai Scrap – Blog

Adam Minter is an American writer who has covered a range of topics for publications that include The Atlantic, Slate, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Mother Jones, Scientific American,ARTnews, and Sierra. In...

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26. 08. 2013

China’s Gleaming Ghost Cities Draw Neither Jobs Nor People

When this small city in northeastern China launched a plan to build a satellite city 6 miles down the road, it got off to a promising start. Urban planners spent millions of yuan...

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26. 08. 2013

Shanghai’s Disappearing Doorways

Infamed for centuries as a gateway to China for its prime port location at the mouth of the Yangtze River, Shanghai’s renowned international settlement and commercial hub are directly attributed to the municipality’s...

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26. 08. 2013

M+ Museum: Hong Kong’s Ambitious Undertaking on a Global Scale

Asia is no longer the ‘other’ and the outsider of the design world — that’s the ambitious curatorial vision for Hong Kong’s M+ museum for visual culture. The high profile team behind the M+...

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20. 08. 2013

China’s German Ghost City

It was a German town, designed by German architects next to a Volkswagen factory on the outskirts of Shanghai. The place had everything: housing, parks, canal-side promenades, benches, fences, shops, roads, town squares,...

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