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.
A Gift From the Sea: On China’s Land Reclamation Free-for-all
China is growing — literally. Each year China grows by the size of Singapore through reclaiming land from the sea.
Riding the New Silk Highway: New Road Connects Europe and Asia
A new expressway is being built that will connect the Yellow Sea coast of China with Western Europe. It’s called the Western Europe – Western China Road, but is better known as the New Silk Highway.
How Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Became a Refugee Camp
Hasan Yasien and a group of other refugees have been stuck in the transit zone of Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport for over a hundred days. Is this an airport or a detention center?
The Reality Behind China’s Eco-city Hype
China is currently in the process of building 200 new eco-cities, but what are these places all about and do they actually provide the ecological benefits they promise?
What Are Sponge Cities and Why is China Building so Many of Them?
China is now building sponge cities. What are these places?
Do China’s Ghost Cities Offer a Solution for Syrian Refugees?
Can the masses of Syrian refugees in need of places to live be moved into China’s millions of empty apartments?
A Journey to Khorgos ICBC, China and Kazakhstan’s Free Trade Zone
With the Khorgos ICBC become an epicenter of global commerce along the New Silk Road or remain a Chinese wholesale market flung out on the Eurasian steppes?