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Tsao & McKown: Developing a New Kind of Chinese City

Tsao & McKown: Developing a New Kind of Chinese City
Tsao & McKown: Developing a New Kind of Chinese City, Xiqu Urban Development, by Tsao & Mckown. Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, 2010. Image Courtesy of Behance
Xiqu Urban Development, by Tsao & Mckown. Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, 2010. Image Courtesy of Behance

China's rapid urbanisation has meant not only the speedy growth of cities but also the disappearance of traditional Chinese architecture. Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown (of Tsao & McKown) find this particularly troubling and so developing a new kind of Chinese city. These pedestrian friendly live-work communities would exist in stark contrast to the high-rise cities that dot the contemporary Chinese landscape. But it hasn't all been easy. Read the full Wall Street Journal article here: "Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown Bring New Eco-Friendly Designs to China."

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Cite: Katherine Allen. "Tsao & McKown: Developing a New Kind of Chinese City" 19 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/439894/tsao-and-mckown-developing-a-new-kind-of-chinese-city/> ISSN 0719-8884
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