7 Urban Villages to Be Revitalized in Shenzhen

Seven urban villages in Shenzhen have been selected to pilot types of urban renovation to better preserve the historical and cultural landscape.

by Rakini Bergundy, 30 October 2019

Gu Xiaogang Gets Personal Talking About His Sweeping Family Epic

Gu's epic 150-minute film follows the trials and tribulations of a family struggling to come to terms with societal changes that have become rife in China.

by Bryan Grogan, 23 September 2019

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

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