Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Shenzhen

Hong Kong architect documents Shenzhen villages doomed by development

In exhibition and an upcoming book, Hong Kong University architect Du Juan shines light on villages absorbed into urban Shenzhen and their residents, many of whom face an uncertain future

Topic |   Shenzhen
Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Part of Baishizhou, Shenzhen. Du’s exhibit, From Villages to City: The Informal History of Shenzhen, is at the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, held inside an old Shenzhen flour mill until the end of February. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
READ FULL ARTICLE