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Shenzhen’s Towering City Within a City Will Battle a Tide of Smog

A few years ago, you'd probably never heard of Shenzhen. Now the tiny Chinese fishing village has grown into a certified megalopolis, with 10 million residents, a thriving tech industry, and a gorgeous world-class airport. To cement its rising status in the world economy, Shenzhen has announced its most ambitious project yet: A green "super city" within the city, complete with what would be the world's second-tallest tower. Read More >>

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This Music Company Uses its Building to Visualise What Users Download

Sure, you can flip on Spotify anytime and hear what your friends are listening to. But what about seeing the music they're streaming? A new building for a Chinese music corporation in downtown Shenzhen has a reactive LED façade that "plays" the music its users are downloading in real time. Read More >>

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Shenzhen’s Massive Floating Stock Exchange Is as Dynamic as Its Tenant

Financial institutions — and stock exchanges in particular — are usually designed to project an image of stability. Not so in Shenzhen, where OMA's new Stock Exchange is set to open in a few weeks. Unlike the staid Neoclassicism of Wall Street, Shenzhen is getting one of the most structurally daring buildings of the century: an 250m tower than anchors one of the largest architectural cantilevers ever built. Read More >>