08. 08. 2013

26 Years of Growth: Shanghai Then and Now

Reuters photographer Carlos Barria recently spent time in Shanghai, China, the fastest-growing city in the world. A week ago, he took this amazing shot, recreating the same framing and perspective as a photograph...

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08. 08. 2013

Book review: Factory Towns of South China

“Factory Towns of South China: An Illustrated Guidebook” is, despite its title, more social science research than it is a real guidebook. But within the realm of social science and urban planning, it...

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08. 08. 2013

9 Must-Visit Design Districts: A Global Guide

Hidden away in the old warehouses of Chai Wan’s industrial area on Hong Kong island, some of the city’s most passionate designers, gallerists, artists, and general creative types have transformed the ‘hood into an exciting...

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08. 08. 2013

Kacper Kowalski – Rising-above-China

‘The person who coined the term cityscapemust have had China in mind. From above, it looks like a space full of contrasts and unexpected combinations. In some ways, it resembles Chinese cuisine – you...

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08. 08. 2013

Zaha Hadid Piques Preservationist Anger in Beijing and Belgrade

Patrik Schumacher, a principal designer at Zaha Hadid Architects and the chief ideologue of parametric design, should have been on point when he remarked at this year’s Belgrade Design Week: “All of our...

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05. 08. 2013

Shanghai Tower

I’m not one for marking anniversaries, personal or otherwise, not for any principled reason but mainly out of sheer forgetfulness. Perhaps this is why I find it easier to highlight life’s milestones not...

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