Urbanization Forces 150,000 Tenants Out of Shenzhen Village

Urban villages or ‘chengzhongcun,’ are slowly disappearing due to redevelopment.

by Phoebe Kut, 11 July 2019

Plans for 700m-Tall Skyscraper Face Opposition in Shenzhen

Shenzhen's potential new skyline is not entirely good news for everyone...

by Jonathan Zhong, 07 December 2018

Man on the Street: Reproduction Painter

A peek into the Studio of Eternal Happiness.

by Adam Robbins, 18 January 2018

Shenzhen's Ancient Walled City Turned Urban Village

Dating back to 331 CE, Nantou is still littered with detritus of a grander past.

by Bailey Hu, 05 January 2018

Exploring Guangzhou's Urban Villages: Shipai, Xiancun

A look inside a couple of Guangzhou's fast-disappearing urban villages.

by Tristin Zhang and Jocelyn Richards, 30 May 2017

Exploring Shenzhen's Urban Villages: Baishizhou, Hubei, Gangxia

A look inside a few of Shenzhen's fast-disappearing urban villages.

by Bailey Hu and Sky Thomas Gidge, 30 May 2017

The Fall of Guangdong's Urban Villages, Migrants' Last Refuge

Urban villages provide affordable housing in a vibrant setting. They're also being steadily destroyed.

by Bailey Hu, 29 May 2017

WATCH: Michael Jackson Impersonator Wows Shenzheners

A self-taught local set out to "spread Michael's cultural spirit."

by Bailey Hu, 13 March 2017

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