The taxi fleet conversion has an estimated price tag of $1.3 billion, with each electric vehicle going for $20,000 a pop.
The Suzhou bridge has reignited debates over whether Chinese cities should continue to build knockoffs of global landmarks or just knock it off.
When Chinese studio Atelier Alter was commissioned to build the an archive for stone in Beijing, it drew inspiration directly from the process of cutting stone.
Renting for roughly $400-$650 a month, the first 10 pods were snatched up in just 15 days. And there are plans for 1,000 more.
The Shanghai Poly Grand Theater is a massive glass-and-concrete rectilinear building that features circular cutouts and recesses—like holes on a block of Swiss cheese—that are open to the public and exposed to the air.
The surplus of monuments to commerce is leading to boarded up, disused centers.
The formerly "prison-like" home was outfitted with a large window, sleeping loft, and a stunning wood-beam ceiling.
Visibility was so bad that many airports canceled flights, and three major ports stopped the loading of ships.
CTF is the world’s fifth tallest skyscraper, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and comprises 111 stories and includes offices, a conference center, hotel, and subterranean shopping concourse that connects to public transportation.
This bright, airy live-work space makes use of the structure’s original skylights, exposed-steel trusses, and high, gabled ceilings, which clock in at nearly 20 feet tall.
Has the saga of the futuristic "straddling bus" come to an end? A local reporter in the Chinese city where the vehicle was being tested tracked down the prototype and found it gathering dust in a shed.
Fake Hills, an apartment complex inspired by mountains, clocks in at a gob-stopping 492,000 square meters—or about 5.3 million square feet.
The $145 million replica is destined to be a unique tourist draw. Tickets to stay in the enormous vessel went on sale way back in 2005 for about $435 a night.
Instead of buying a new apartment in a high-rise, the client chose to renovate her childhood family home in the neighborhood of Changchun Jie with a plug-in instead—for a thirty times less than what it would cost to buy a new home.
Built as part of the Futian Cultural District—Shenzhen’s new urban center—MOCAPE comprises seven stories over 861,000 square feet and rises 131 feet tall.
Islamic tradition meets modern edge in this massive new Muslim cultural center in Dachang, China, about 40 miles east of Beijing. It’s jaw-dropping.
The 607 feet long and 13 feet high Lucky Knot bridge undulates in several strands and connects the banks of the Dragon King Harbour River in the Meixi Lake district.
Snaking up the side of China’s "Grand Canyon," the world’s longest escalator is now taking tourists from Hubei province’s Qixing Village resort to a scenic lookout roughly 650 feet above its base. More than 600,000 people are expected to take the 18-minute-ride every year.
The country’s first 20th-Century Chinese Architectural Heritage List debuted with look-worthy sites.
In 2013, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde unveiled a proposal for a giant "electronic vacuum cleaner" that would help clear the sky in pollution-ridden Beijing. Three years and a $150,000 Kickstarter campaign later, the giant air purifier has just made its debut in the Chinese capital.
Created as a mixed-use building, the impressive structure will house a hotel, a 2,100-seat conference center, 500-seat concert venue, office space, and basement parking.
The "repairs" were made in 2014, but have only recently come to light.
An Oxford report found half of Chinese infrastructure built in the last 30 years wasn’t worth the cost of construction.
The clean-lined, white-and-pale-wood-loving modern look has gone mainstream, just ask the rebranded TGI Fridays in Texas or every other Airbnb rental, or this refreshing new dental clinic in Tianjin, China.
This traditional rammed-earth house in Pingtian, a village located in the Sidu Township of Songyang County in China, has been converted into a design-forward youth hostel by architect He Wei that utilizes plastic walls to create highly adaptable spaces.
Demand for high-quality, design-forward, western-style furniture is increasing in China, where the growth of the urban middle class continues to explode. Because of the country’s massive manufacturing capabilities and consumer base, its fledgling brands are able to operate—and grow—at an unprecedented pace.
It seems unlikely that this toilet-shaped building is in compliance with the new rules.
The project might not have gone as planned, but it makes a great backdrop for a music video.
The 4,300-square-foot concrete home is sturdy enough to sustain a magnitude eight earthquake.
Prefab wood panels are the building blocks of some curious new structures now rising at Jade Valley Winery outside of the central Chinese city of Xi’an. Called "Napavilions," these dwellings were expressly designed for—you guessed it—napping.