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Category Archives: Guangzhou

China’s Overheated Real Estate Market

Photo by ?? ? Since the end of 2015, property values have been heating up throughout China. In over 15 cities, home prices increased overView full post »

Guangzhou’s New Central Business District: Zhujiang New Town

Guangzhou’s New CBD (highlighted in red) sits north of the Pearl River and east of the Old City in what not long ago was agriculturalView full post »

The Guangzhou Opera House: An Architectural Review

A few months ago I visited the recently opened Guangzhou Opera House, designed by renowned British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid. The projectView full post »

A Guide to China’s Rising Urban Areas

Source: Demographia World Urban Areas: Population & Projections: 6th Edition.   I have a newView full post »

Fears About a China Housing Crash Overstated

Consensus among international media is that China’s economy is heading for an imminent and disastrous crash due to its inflatedView full post »

How China’s Megacities Have Avoided Problems of Other Developing Cities

Urbanist media can’t seem to get enough of the megacity these days. Much of the commentary surrounding this topic is disconcertinglyView full post »

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 »

Guangzhou’s Inferiority Complex

Guangzhou Opera House. Photo by puikincz You gotta give Guangzhou some credit. The capital city of Guangdong Province is tryingView full post »