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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: China's Urban Billion, by Tom Miller

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... eight people on earth will live in a mainland city. It is the biggest and fastest urbanisation in human history. Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, and a former ... Mark O'Neill China's Urban Billion by Tom Miller Zed Books This is a lively and readable book about one of the biggest challenges for the mainland's rulers over the next 20 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology

    Building houses with 3D printing technology

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:34pm by Peta Tomlinson

    ... wiring and tiling, with nearly zero waste generated during the construction. He hopes to see entry-level construction models on the market within two years. In China, where urbanisation generates ... and hopes the technology can one day be used to build skyscrapers. Both companies say that reusing waste in this way could have a significant impact on China's carbon emissions. Speed ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Danish architects take space and light approach

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson peta.tomlinson@scmp.com Henning Larsen Architects' projects in China aim to be human-scale rather than monumental to foster a sense of community and well-being Danish architects take space and light approach With a population of less than 6 million, Denmark is smaller than many Chinese cities. Yet the rapidly urbanising China needs what the Nordic nation ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Exhibition celebrates ink painters from Hong Kong and Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:11am by LINDA WANG

    ... to depict an urban life that has been affected by the rapid socioeconomic development and reformation of southern China. "The process of urbanisation has not only changed traditional values ... painting urban life] has opened a new path for future artists." Wong believes artists in southern China are more likely to experiment with the medium: "The north is deeply grounded ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Meltdown in Tibet, by Michael Buckley

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... and glaciers hold the world's third-biggest store of fresh water, and are the source for river systems that sustain almost two billion people. Between these two precious habitats is China ... into Beijing's hands, Buckley writes. He fingers China's secretive leaders as the main villains in Meltdown in Tibet- and any lingering doubts about where his sympathies lie are dispelled ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    China health under pressure from rapid change in diets

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 10:08am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Increasing wealth and urbanisation on the mainland have led to a dramatic change in eating habits – and a matching shift in the causes of premature death, writes Jeanette Wang Under pressure China’s rapid economic growth and emergence as a global power has been accompanied by other speedy developments, two of which made headlines on the same ...

  7. Lifestyle

    Women and men need to be prepared for hard work, says China expert Jing Ulrich

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... in the next five to 10 years, service industries will replace heavy industries and investment, and become the brightest spot for China's economic growth. The continued rapid urbanisation ... serves as managing director and vice-chairwoman, Asia-Pacific, at JPMorgan Chase. For years, she has been considered the top analyst and commentator on economic and financial issues for China ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - EARTH OBSERVATION

    Radar researcher combines radar images to track subsidence

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... "Almost all cities in China are affected by subsidence due to urbanisation, water extraction, and also the economic interests and immorality of some construction companies," Perissin said. ... rendering it a powerful tool for the government to monitor activities like illegal dumping. Perissin's research paper, "Time series INSAR applications over urban areas in China ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - ART

    Book review: Van Gogh on Demand, by Winnie Wong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade by Winnie Won Yin Wong University of Chicago Press 4 stars David Bartram Dafen, a small village in the suburbs of Shenzhen, ... Kong, where they are sold as works by "named" Italian artists. In a climate of growing fear over China's brazen intellectual property infringements, such a set-up might be cause ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Beijing artist Wang Jianwei wins commission for Guggenheim Museum

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:06pm by Richard James Havis

    ... painting from the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Art) in Hangzhou in 1987. He became a prominent painter, but abandoned the medium in 1991 and expanded his artistic process ... interested in the effects of urbanisation on the mainland; his work has been variously described as sociological and anthropological. The commission is the first of three that are planned by the Ho ...




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