During its urbanization boom period, China was producing enough new floorspace to cover Hong Kong two times over each year, so why are there still between 20 and 45 million empty homes across China?
Seven Reasons Why China Is So Disaster Prone
Almost daily we hear stories of accidents and disasters happening in China. Why do these tragedies happen there so often?
What Is the Future of China’s Ghost Cities?
China has built hundreds of completely new cities across the country. What is the future of these places?
Why China Is Building Disposable Cities
The average building in China is expected to last for 35 to 30 years as the obsolescence of consumer goods is applied to urban design. Here’s why.
How Universities Are Used to Stimulate Growth in China’s Ghost Cities
China often stimulates growth in its new cities and districts with massive university towns.
The View From My Window: Xi’an East Gate
This view from my window was earned the hard way.
China Finds the New Frontiers of Innovation in the Maker Movement
As China transitions from being the “world’s factory” to a global epicenter of innovation the maker movement is being brought to the forefront of national attention.
Can’t Take a Snapshot of China and Expect it to Remain the Same
A rough rendition of a rant that I gave a reporter of a major financial magazine. May contain some bullshit.
China Building Bridges to Nowhere (A Long Time Ago Too)
China has been doing what it does for a very, very long time, and our reaction has always been pretty much the same.
How Shenzhen Became the Global Epicenter of High-Tech Innovation
Shenzhen has become a dream city for the world’s makers and other high-tech hardware innovators.