The streets in the sky

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High above the mist

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Paper art in temples

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Font shops

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People and embroidery in xinjie

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A Tibetan moon landscape

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Zaha Hadid’s Soho skeleton (the original)

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A race has started between Zaha Hadid’s building for Soho Wangjing and its copycat version in...

demolishing old city

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Ghost cars

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Vertical courtyards

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Completed in 2006, this is the only high density residential compound that Wang Shu accepted to...

Old bricks in business district

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Ningbo new CBD has risen out of the ground in a few years and is still...

Workers

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Abandoned Wonderland

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Wonderland is an abandoned amusement park located in Chenzhuang Village in Beijing’s suburbs. It was supposed...

Men facing the view

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Chongqing, also known as the mountain city, is reputed for its steep relief, its hanged up...

Along the river

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exterior design in a lilong

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The lilong is an urban housing typology that developed in Shanghai between 1850 and 1950. Lilong settlements are composed...

Hardware and plastic shops

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In the biggest chinese megapolis as in the smallest provincial cities, one can find speciality hardware...

Doors replacement

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Grid layouts in small shops

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In all chinese cities one can find shops for various objects, settled sometimes in small or...

Pastel facades

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In Hong Kong most of the buildings respect the same color chart, regardless of the period...

Tuen Mun

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Tuen Mun (屯門) is a mainly residential area in the North West New Territories. Located between...

Lights on people

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In Kowloon markets every sellers respect the same color chart for lights, using the typical red...

Urban mist #1

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Chongqing is currently one of the fastest-growing megalopolises on the world. Every year...

Traces

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In Chongqing, time can be read through constructions stratums. They appear through colors, styles and construction...

A hutong demolition

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Pet market

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Colored facades

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The high plateau

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Aba is located between Songpan and Ma’er kang on a 4000 meters high plateau.

Saturated spaces

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A neo-classical compound

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For demolition

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In the contemporary Chinese city, the character 拆 (chai) has become very common since one decade....

Artifical hedges

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Artificial hedges draw a border around the demolition /construction sites within the city. They act as...

Serial balconies

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Light on jade

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Cranes skylines

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Manufacture of cargo ships located on the banks of the Pearl river.

The city beyond the sea

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From Shenzhen seaside, one can see the new territories of Hong Kong, where the city is...

Urban mist #2

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From above

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Chongqing is famous for still having a very strong outdoor life, especially thanks to the mobile...

Efficiency is life

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Shenzhen, situated on Hong Kong border, is one of the fastest growing city in the world....

Galaxy soho opening

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OMA in the mist

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Totems

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Jiuzhaigou valley is one of the most visited nature reserve in China. Located in a Tibetan...

Colours in Yonghegong

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Bricks in Caochangdi

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Located in the north-east of Beijing just across the 5th ring road, the Caochangdi art community...

New traditionnal siheyuan

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The century city

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Blured landscapes

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Concrete structures

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