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A spotlight on Shenzhen’s Urban Villages… and the future of cities

Shenzhen seems to be the ultra-modern super-scaled metropolis, but it also presents a very different urbanist model, one hidden in its urban villages. Continue reading

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Sampling the Urban Future in Shenzhen

It was as if I had woken into some distant future Utopian civilisation, a cityscape of strange, soaring shapes and great avenues, super-smooth transport channelling a new people towards unknown business, and language and symbols entirely alien. But this was … Continue reading

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