Built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, shikumen houses are barely holding on in the modern megacity.
One-fifth of China’s urban housing stock has been bought up and left vacant, and it’s adding to the country’s housing woes.
How might climate change and new technology cause upheavals in our sensorial landscape?
No, not metaphorically. We’re talking about sending fleets of bicycles with air filtration equipment into the streets to remove nasty airborne particles.
This photographer embarked on a quest to commemorate the human sides of 22 bustling cities.
A photographer’s solo journey leads to an uniquely beautiful take on the country’s landscapes.
It only took photographer Joe Nafis 1,000 hours to make.
New initiatives in Jiaxing and Shenzhen offer alternatives to top-down, centralized planning.
If there’s a “Chinese Dream,” it can be found on the fast-growing outskirts of Beijing, Shanghai, and other major cities.
Greenhouse gases swirl in abandon in this NASA video.
Introducing the world’s saddest desk lunch.
The ghostly kids look like they’re suffocating in smoke.
Who knew feeding deer plastic waste would hurt them?
The chambered nautilus finally gets the architectural tribute it deserves.
Frustrated locals say they are concerned about the suppression of creativity.
But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.
Twelve-year-old Peng Yijian holed up in Shanghai mega-stores for six days, reportedly living off free food samples.
Cai Guo-Qiang's haunting installations reflect on nature—and the horrible things people keep doing to it.
And then because that wasn't enough, walk on a crane more than 2,000 feet above the pavement.
An experiment from Shanghai.