On the outskirts of Shanghai lies a hidden treasure trove of thirty-five Ming and Qing dynasty homes. The dynasties ruled one of China’s most successful periods from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

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Shanghai, China, Stone, Architecture, Antique Villas, Craft, SL


Shanghai 1933 Old Millfun is an imposing building in the historic Hongkou district of Shanghai. It opened in 1933 and was the city's municipal slaughterhouse. 

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Shanghai, China, Architecture

On a recent site visit to China, and on the hottest day in Shanghai’s history, colleagues gave us a guided tour of the Chenshan Botanical Garden. It was a day to be near water or preferably in it, so it was of some relief that the focus of the trip was to see how the designers of the garden made use of that most precious of resources.

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Shanghai, China, Chenshan Botanic Garden, Botanic Garden, PV


A trip to Shanghai to meet with potential new clients

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Shanghai, China, Yu Garden