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Chinese discard hundreds of cycles-for-hire in giant piles

In the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, more than 500 bicycles for hire have been found dumped in huge piles on the streets. source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/17/chinese-discard-hundreds-of-cycles-for-hire-in-giant-pile

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Shanghai: Lujiazui Pedestrian Bridge

Traffic circles may do their part to clear congested streets, but what about congested sidewalks? The newly finished Lujiazui Pedestrian Bridge in the Pudong district of Shanghai forms an elevated public space where those on foot can stroll along a circular high line, far above the noise and commotion of city traffic. The raised walkway, […]

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Unbelievable “nail houses” in China

In China, a “nail house” is a home whose resident refuses to leave in order to make way for new construction. Builders have to elaborately construct around it, often leaving behind an eyesore so awesome that it’s almost a sculpture. Here are some of the most famous examples of nail houses. visita la galleria fotografica: […]

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