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The Souls of Chinese Cities

chinesecharacters:

Chinese Characters contributor Christina Larson writes, “China’s fast-growing megacities — 43 cities of one-million-plus today, and a projected 221 by 2025 — may at first blush look homogenous and interchangeable, but of course a metropolis is more than a collection of buildings, and foundations aren’t only poured in concrete.” In this piece for Foreign Policy, she visits Guangzhou, Urumqi and Shenyang.

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This is no longer in Hong Kong. According to Wikipedia, the government tore it down in 1993 and built a park here in 1995. Some people say it’s a signature piece of architecture with a cultural and historical legacy. Some artistic representations appear as well.

九龍城寨在香港已消失,維基百科頁面指出,政府於1993年清拆,1995年改建為公園,有些人認為這是香港特色建築,具有文化及歷史意涵。後也出現相關藝術作品

(via thisbigcity)

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