A local looks up at the new African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The complex was funded entirely by Chinese money. PhotoView full post »
As China’s state media increases its accusations of tax evasion, real estate developers are going on the defensive.
Last week,View full post »
Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO design (left). Chongqing Meiquan 22nd Century design (right). Image from AFP.
Earlier this year, theView full post »
The widespread pirating of architectural motifs in China’s developing urban landscape is a well-documented phenomenon. From AlpineView full post »
Hong Kong’s Bank of China building with its original nighttime lighting scheme (left) compared to its current one (right)
TheView full post »
The following piece appears in the new issue of the architecture journal CLOG:RENDERING
Urban Fantasies in China: ArchitecturalView full post »
Blue Dot = Current Western Extent of MTR Hong Kong Island Line (Sheung Wan) Red Dot = Terminus of Island Line Western Extension ToView full post »
Shenzhen, China’s experimental Special Economic Zone, is often derided for its lack of history and culture. This is in no small partView full post »
New development outside Jiangyou, Sichuan Province
The following post is an adaptation of a comment I made on my good friend andView full post »
A few months ago I read a piece from Bloomberg discussing Frank Gehry’s decision to ‘turn to Asia for architecture projects asView full post »
As someone who works in the building industry in China, I am often asked why the quality of construction of most new buildings is so poor.View full post »
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 »
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