A visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: ReutersA visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Architecture award to Beijing's futuristic Galaxy Soho slammed by heritage group

Critics say professional body's decision to award Galaxy Soho building is a setback for efforts to preserve vanishing old Beijing

A visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: ReutersA visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: Reuters
A visitor photographs the new Galaxy Soho building. Critics say the building is out of context in old Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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