— 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.
The second in our series exploring housing typologies in China. Here Dai Yiqing explores Shanghai’s shikumens.
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.
— Interviewed by: Henry Lyle & LiuBowei — Tong Ming is an associate professor in the department of urban planning at Tongji University in Shanghai.
– by Gong Ruochen – President Xi has just announced the revitalisation of the “Silk Road economic belt” – a trading route for the 21st century that links China to Europe via the mountains of Central Asia
Introduction (Chenxing Sun) With a reputed history of more than five thousand years, China is undoubtedly a wealthy country in terms of cultural heritage: tangible or intangible, man-made or natural, spectacular or exquisite.
— by Weiping Wang —- From its beginning 30 years ago, Shenzhen in southern China, has rapidly development from a small village to an international city.
— by Minghuan Xie — Nowadays, people are seldom bored with the combination of ancient Chinese construction elements with modern architectural design.