Guangxi Prov plants 70 power poles in a 300 meter sidewalk

| November 1st, 2014

Just another reminder of how capable the city planners are in China, Beihai City of Guangxi Province shows to the world that it can plant 70 power poles in a 300-meter long sidewalk. Residents in the area complained that the overloaded power poles not only occupy the their walking space, also the criss-crossing wires overhead are invitations for safety hazards.

Oct 31, reporter visited the community management office to find out why that area is in so much need for power. An […]Read more…

China’s bizarre phenomena: buildings die unnaturally

| September 24th, 2010

As one of the most architectural productive country, China aggregates 2 billion m2 of new building area every year, consuming about 40% of the world’s concrete and steel. Many of these new steel and premium prefab buildings are constructed quickly due to advancements in technology rendering older models obsolete. However, on the flip side of the new building fever, there lie the rubbles and remains of other “older” buildings: people tear down four-star hotels to build five-star ones […]Read more…