Thames Town by Dave Wyatt →
Thames Town, Songjiang, Shanghai, China. 2008. 12”x12” Giclee Print. From photographer Dave Wyatt’s website: “Thames Town: China’s new Suburbia Thames town is an English style new satellite town built close to Shanghai as part of the local governments ‘One City –Nine Towns’ plan. This plan was hatched out of the population boom being experienced in Shanghai. In the...
Shanghai Pavilions for Expo 2010 →
Archdaily’s website has been running some articles about the designs for the Expo 2010 pavilions in Shanghai. We have already shared a couple of them here but this is your chance to see a whole lot of them, compare them, and choose your favorites. You can check them here and here. Not surprisingly, there are a lot of crazy proposals, and some really disappointing ones, most notably Brazil...
Shanghai has fewer rich people than Beijing
Despite Shanghai getting the reputation for being filled with rich people, it seems that there are actually more billionaires and millionaires in Beijing. According to the Hurun Report, a survey that specifically looks at the rich, there are now 143,000 multimillionaires and 8,800 billionaires in the capital city, compared to just 116,000 multimillionaires and 7,000 billionaires in Shanghai....
China's carbon emissions output could peak around... →
(Photo of Shanghai by Ethnocentrics) In 2050 China Energy and CO2 Emissions Report, the panel from the National Development and Reform Commission and the Development Research Center of the State Council, says that with the right policies, emissions growth could slow after 2020, with a peak around 2030. (China Daily)
From shanghaiist website, a video by Jakob Montrasio along Zhapu Road in Shanghai.
China's largest theme park opening next week in... →