Photographs Document Beijing's Hutongs Before the Brickings

Beijing-based photographer Tan Siok Siok captured everyday scenes in Dongcheng's hutongs not knowing they'd be bricked over just a few months later.

by That's Beijing, 16 November 2017

Illegal Structures Being Demolished in Beijing's Popular Shichahai Area

It looks like Shichahai – and its wild and raucous bar street – is the next casualty in Beijing's citywide demolitions.

by Justine Lopez, 27 July 2017

The Citywide Renovations Changing Beijing As We Know It

We explore the Great Bricking of 2017 in more depth. Not only is this a local issue that many of us feel passionately about, but it is more complex than it first appears.

by Noelle Mateer, 05 June 2017

We Talk to the Beijingers Impacted by Citywide Renovations

​Views on the Beijing's brickings from the people most affected.

by Noelle Mateer, 05 June 2017

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