The Linden Center in Xizhou, Yunnan province. Photo: Linden Centre
The Linden Center in Xizhou, Yunnan province. Photo: Linden Centre

Meet the American in China who revitalises historic villages by turning them into cultural and economic magnets

  • In Yunnan province, national heritage site the Linden Centre is an unorthodox example of what can be achieved amid China’s evolving rural-revitalisation scheme
  • Brian Linden, 60, having lived among rural Chinese people for decades, offers a unique perspective and explains how China can ‘make the villages more sexy’

The Linden Center in Xizhou, Yunnan province. Photo: Linden Centre
The Linden Center in Xizhou, Yunnan province. Photo: Linden Centre
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