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Students explore bamboo as sustainable alternative to conventional building
Combining traditional weaving techniques with digital design.
Curtain-like exterior gives this new building a sense of always being in motion
The Shanghai Bund Financial Center is a collaboration between Foster & Partners and Heatherwick Studio.
Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog Free Bicycles clean the air as you ride
The next phase of Smog Free Project China is almost here.
Introducing MobyMart, the autonomous grocery store on wheels
“It is the store that comes to you, instead of you coming to the store.”
The African dream in China
A new documentary follows African people as they navigate the city of Guangzhou, China as people become more fearful of immigration.
Remembering Chinese Photographer Ren Hang
The 29-year old provocateur leaves behind an awe-inspiring body of work.
Watch artist Red Hong Yi create an intricate portrait from 20 000 sunflower seeds
“The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.”
The beginnings of China’s first Forest City
The future of China’s air pollution could be addressed with Stefano Boeri’s forest city.
Breathing cities: China’s first vertical forest to combat pollution
Stefano Boeri Architetti is building another vertical forest to curb the pollution problem.
Light-printable and rewritable paper is here
Researchers have discovered an eco-friendly way to print on paper
Art that creates empathy for China's visually impaired children
"Like a Pearl in my Hand" is a series of heat-sensitive portraits of China's visually impaired children, many whom were abandoned during the one-child policy.
Three smart, life-saving designs for kids
Recent advancements in technology have beefed up rescue solutions.
Check out these unorthodox bridges from around the world
From the Netherlands to China, architects are envisioning increasingly imaginative pathways.
A new way to collect water
An energy-free and cost effective way to collect water
Beijing’s Smog Free Tower turns polluted air into jewellery
Smog-ridden Beijing is investing in new age solutions to tackle their air pollution problem.
Was it Made in China or Designed in China?
The Chinese manufacturing industry is well known for its knockoffs. But what does that mean for the Chinese designer?
Yanweizhou Park: Harnessing nature to benefit itself
This wetlands-architecture project absorbs floodwater instead of blocking it.
China surges forward in the space exploration race
Three major new space programmes prove China’s cosmic ambitions.
Conceptual cookbook is an imagined recipe for Hong Kong
Para Site brings together Hong Kong’s native creatives to design a conceptual recipe for China’s vibrant city.
A bamboo city built for communal living
Penda explores the idea of a sustainable urban village made out of bamboo and rope.
China opens record-breaking transparent bridge
The Hunan province is now home to the longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world.
Saving the planet with art supplies
The startup turning air pollution into ink.
Design Centre mimics human anatomy
Solar-powered and inspired by skin and bone, the Xinhee Design Centre defies every office building norm.
The world’s largest air purifier is touring the smoggy cities of China
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde’s Smog Free Tower (which works like a vacuum cleaner for dirty air) is travelling to China.
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