Just a collection of my thoughts or links to other thoughts on architecture and design.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

The Solution or Part of the Problem? Hutongs and Gentrification.

At a time when the siheyuans, some of them centuries old, have been disappearing at an alarming rate, these renovators, including Westerners and some newly moneyed Chinese, are emerging as the city's best hope for holding on to what's left of the old hutongs. NYT related


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