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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mega-City Semantics in the Pearl River Delta

Dongguan Housing. Photo by livinginchina4now. Several people have called my attention to a recent article from The Telegraph about ChinaView full post »

Kashgar: New SEZ in Xinjiang

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Marino One rising city to be on the look out for in the next decade of China development is little-known KashgarView full post »

China a Boon for American Architects

The China World Trade Center in Beijing, Designed by American Architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill The New York Times finally caughtView full post »

Rem Koolhaas’s OMA Relocates Asia Headquarters to Hong Kong

Construction Progress on the OMA-designed Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Photo by Shayani Fernando. After completing what is arguablyView full post »

Beijing Roads Headed Toward Maximum Capacity

2,000 New Cars Hit Beijing Streets Everyday As the government and cultural center of the country, Beijing is a worthy capital of a risingView full post »

China High-Speed Rail Tracks In Trouble?

Photo by Matthew Felix Sun The South China Morning Post has a worrying article about rail track construction quality for China’s newView full post »

Defining Western Bias

Architecture critic Guy Horton has an excellent essay on ArchDaily about redefining the way we judge and evaluate Chinese urbanView full post »