Beijing's $700 million Gate of the East has been attracting attention for its resemblance to a certain sartorial item.
The city is filled with art, if you know where to look.
Mass weddings, bears eating hearts, kissing contests and more.
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For dissidents like Ai Weiwei, the internet is fulfilling roles once played by urban space.
A third of industrial waste water is released, without treatment, into rivers and lakes.
The celebrated venue costs $11 million a year to maintain.
A new website enables residents to identify problems in Beijing's pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure.
Large sections of Beijing were inundated this weekend as the heaviest rains in 61 years drenched the city.
Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
One of China’s last walled cities is having an identity crisis.
It's time for fast-growing Asian cities to dump the super-block.
Already decaying infrastructure from the 2008 Summer Games should serve as a lesson to all cities that follow.
These before-and-after graphics show just how severe the problem has become.
Wild shots of window washers.
One-upmanship is probably to blame.
Obesity rates have skyrocketed in China over the last generation, at the same time that its cities have exploded. A group of researchers is now trying to pin down the relationship between the two.
Spray-painting walls in Beijing isn't actually all that dangerous. So why are there so few people doing it?
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