The Guangzhou Yuan Building sits beside the Pearl River. Designers say they were inspired by a jade disc. Photo: Reuters
The Guangzhou Yuan Building sits beside the Pearl River. Designers say they were inspired by a jade disc. Photo: Reuters
Mimi Lau
Opinion

Opinion

Mimi Lau

Throwing bad money after bad, China's coin-shaped building

A controversial design in Guangzhou attracts a fresh backlash from the public with a 100,000 yuan official contest to decide what to call it

The Guangzhou Yuan Building sits beside the Pearl River. Designers say they were inspired by a jade disc. Photo: Reuters
The Guangzhou Yuan Building sits beside the Pearl River. Designers say they were inspired by a jade disc. Photo: Reuters
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