28. 08. 2013

Exhibition: Summer in the City

Moproo’s latest show, entitled Summer in the City, spans the globe with works by Argentinean artist Arturo Prins, African artist Trésor Malaya, and some well-known Chinese artists. The group exhibition presents new video and...

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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

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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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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08. 08. 2013

China Tried To Build A City To Replicate Paris … And Here’s What It Looks Like Now

If you visit Tianducheng, a day trip from Shanghai in China’s Zhejiang province, you will be confronted by a 354-foot replica of the Eiffel tower. Development on this Paris replica in China began in...

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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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