mandag 22. februar 2016

Future Chinese skylines could look more uniform

Chinese architecture will now officially be less weirdA statement from China's State Council Sunday, says new guidelines on urban planning will forbid the construction of "bizarre" and "odd-shaped" buildings that are devoid of character or cultural heritage. Instead, the directive calls for buildings that are "economic, green and beautiful." China's economic boom over the past several decades has coincided with a boom in the construction of unique, eye-catching buildings and the country has been dubbed an architect's playground. Read more