Four out of twenty-two projects qualifying for the final round in an annual competition for the world’s finest real estate developments come from Greater China, with the mainland ranking behind only the US in the contest conducted by the Urban… Read More>>
Severe rains have caused flight delays in Hong Kong and southern China this week, but in Guiyang, the capital of southwestern China’s Guizhou province, the bad weather brought down a nine-storey building.
A total of 15 people were still missing… Read More>>
When the world last heard of Hunan-based Broad Group, the construction firm was still struggling to win approval to turn a watermelon patch into a 220-storey vertical city.
Now the air conditioning maker turned-modular building group has bounced back… Read More>>
Not content with setting a world record for printing new homes last year, Shanghai’s WinSun Engineering is back in the news this month after building a six-storey apartment block and accompanying villa entirely using 3D printing.
WinSun printed the 1100… Read More>>
Two buildings in Shanghai’s Pudong district that leaned over and began showing cracks after their foundations subsided have been declared safe by government authorities, despite residents’ protests.
Last week the twin 15-storey buildings were found to have leaned so far… Read More>>
Shanghai’s Greenland Group, which has made a name for itself in recent years by being one of China’s most aggressive overseas investors, has brought that same “Invest first. Ask questions later,” approach to Chengdu, by starting work on southwest China’s… Read More>>
Since coming to power two years ago, Xi Jinping has tightened his grip on everything from Internet gossip to official corruption, now it appears that China’s new leadership is asserting authority over the aesthetics of new buildings.
And according to… Read More>>
Many residents of China have invested in air purifiers in an effort to fight off the country’s ever-thickening smog, however, a proposal from a British-trained architect might just make these little smog fighters a thing of the past.
The Clean… Read More>>
China’s President Xi Jinping has been busy this year fighting off fears of an economic collapse, rooting out corrupt officials and attempting to calm protests in Hong Kong, but the leader of the world’s most populous nation still had… Read More>>
Construction work began this month on the Jean Nouvel-designed National Art Museum of China, on the site of the former Olympic grounds in Beijing.
Pritzker Prize winner Nouvel beat out Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid in a 2013 competition to… Read More>>