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State of Siege? Hong Kong’s housing

State of Siege? Hong Kong’s housing

— by Yu Xinning — “I have been a tenant of public housing in Hong Kong for three years, since migrating from Zhuhai. With six family members living in a single room, we have neither privacy nor a close relationship.

by × December 11, 2016 ×

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Guangchangwu

Guangchangwu

— by Di Yang, Xu Ziming, Yu Miao, Yu Xinning and Li Yuchen — Chinese middle-aged women, “Dama” in Chinese, have become a hot topic across China

by × November 22, 2016 ×

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The rise and fall of Shanghai Shikumen

The rise and fall of Shanghai Shikumen

The second in our series exploring housing typologies in China.  Here Dai Yiqing explores Shanghai’s shikumens.

by × November 22, 2016 ×

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Qilou: Chinese Arcadia

Qilou: Chinese Arcadia

We are starting a short series of articles looking at housing types in China. First Yu Xinning and Fan Shitao explore Guangzhou’s Qilou housing.

by × September 26, 2016 ×

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Ambitious Designs

Ambitious Designs

— A review by Lin Jingying — “Where is your design inspiration coming from? Who is your idol? ” “Chacha Chanel.” “It’s Coco Chanel.” “Yes, her.”

by × September 19, 2016 ×

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Transport back on track

Transport back on track

— by Nikhil Seewoo, Sui Yingda and Liu Bowei —   China’s love affair with tram systems started in the late 19th century with Beijing opening its first system linking Ma-chai-pu Railway station to the south gate of the city in 1899

by × September 8, 2016 ×

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Sporting heroes for a New Generation

Sporting heroes for a New Generation

— by Shiyu Qian — In 16 days of competition at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio, Brazil, Chinese athletes won 70 medals

by × August 28, 2016 ×

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China through Antonioni’s lens

China through Antonioni’s lens

Two reviews of Antonioni’s 1974 documentary: “Chung Kuo: Cina” — by Stefanie Schneider —    

by × June 24, 2016 ×

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So Tschumi

So Tschumi

— by Sharvari Shanmugam — Bernard Tschumi, renowned architect of deconstructivism explains his ways of thinking and his approach to architectural design in an impressive retrospective at the Powerstation of Art in Shanghai

by × May 23, 2016 ×