What are the top 10 great capital cities in ancient China?

The course of Chinese history abounds in the rise and fall of dynasties, to which the ancient capital cities have borne testimony with considerable cultural heritage. There are ten cities of note in China that won the title of “the Great Capital City of Ancient China” certified by historians, archaeologists and topologists in recognition of … More What are the top 10 great capital cities in ancient China?

Unexpected Twist: guy who did an ugly repair job on Great Wall hits back

wThe restoration of a seven-century-old section of the Great Wall caused an uproar in China. From restoration pictures circulated on social media, the Great Wall has been transformed into something that looks like a bicycle lane. Restored Great Wall photo online Located in China’s northeast Liaoning Province, the 8km Xiaohekou section was known as one … More Unexpected Twist: guy who did an ugly repair job on Great Wall hits back

Contemporary Chinese “Magic Box’ comes to London Design Festival

Movilla in front of Tower Bridge (Photo credit: @Nanjingweek instagram) An innovative design space from Nanjing, Movilla, was open to the public from September 22nd to 25th, as part of the “Nanjing Weekend” and London Design Festival. Situated at Potters Field Park in London, the minimalistic, ultra-modern construction emerged against the backdrop of the majestic … More Contemporary Chinese “Magic Box’ comes to London Design Festival

Edinburgh

“Edinburgh lays itself open like a secret solved; there’s no leaving Edinburgh, No shifting it around: it stays with you, always.” ——Alan Bold