Tag: China
March 10, 2021
All You Need To Know About The Mining And Construction Equipment Market In 2021

Wondering how the construction and mining equipment market will fare in 2021? Read on to get some insights.

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February 17, 2021
What does a rotary tool do

Before knowing everything about what does rotary tool do we need to understand what does a rotary tool do? A rotary tool is a handheld power tool with a rotary tip which accepts different connections for various tasks. Its small scale, flexibility and high speed make it an attractive option for big, voluminous power instruments. […]

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February 14, 2021
Top Trends in Interior Design 2021

With the changing and modified interior design standards, the market is embracing new design concepts. These trends have to all the interior rooms with new bathroom designs, kitchen designs, and garden trends. With different furniture styles and tastes available, individuals are growing concerned about revolutionizing their spaces to create a good work from home experience. […]

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September 11, 2020
6 Key Ingredients in Chinese Cuisine That Are Good for Your Health

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-cooking-noodles-3054690/ Chinese cuisine is by far one of the most prolific cuisines in the world. There is a myriad of regions in China, and each one of them has its own cuisine and flavor profile. However, most of these regional cuisines have one thing in common: they use basically the same types of ingredients […]

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July 21, 2020
China seeks to regulate “weird” architecture

White Houses. Arcs de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower. Pantslike structures. Phallic structures. Structures such as these litter the Chinese landscape. But 2016 might be the year China’s strange architecture comes to an end. As cities grow uncontrollably, China struggles to regulate the growth of urbanization. A directive issued on Sunday by the State Council, China’s cabinet, […]

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May 19, 2020
Exploring The Secrets of Hong Kong's Biggest Island

It’s no secret that Hong Kong is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, receiving up to 26 million people each year. For most tourists, their itinerary usually involves exploring attractions and sites in central Hong Kong as well as Kowloon, leaving out one of the most interesting places in the region, […]

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May 18, 2020
Is The Skyscraper Era Over?

When the human race started to build skyscrapers, the process as about ambition as much as it was about practicality or architecture. We wanted and needed new places to work in our increasingly busy city centers, but we also wanted to make a statement about our increasing mastery over shape and structure. A skyscraper is […]

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February 18, 2020
6 Ways CNC Technology is Affecting Interior Design

  Computer Numerical Control, also known as CNC, is not a new technology. CNC has been used in various industries, mainly manufacturing and heavy industries, for several years now. CNC is a technology used for rapid tooling and CNC machining, allowing certain workflows to be fully automated using computer programs. What makes CNC unique as […]

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February 18, 2020
Top 3 Architectural Wonders You Must See in Asia

Did you know that in 2019, 5,356,404 Americans booked flights to Asia? If you're looking to visit Asia, you might be interested in checking out some of the fantastic architecture in the region. Yet, if you know little to nothing about Asian architecture, you may not know where you should go. Here are three architectural […]

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November 8, 2019
Travels across Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway

The legendary Trans-Siberian Train journey is one of the greatest travel adventures of our age. This once-in-a-lifetime tour offers an opportunity to experience vast territories of Russia in the safest, most comfortable, and fascinating way. The tour runs on the Trans-Siberian Railway, which is the longest railway line in the world. It spans 9,289 kilometers […]

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March 6, 2016
China seeks to regulate “weird” architecture

White Houses. Arcs de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower. Pantslike structures. Phallic structures. Structures such as these litter the Chinese landscape. But 2016 might be the year China’s strange architecture comes to an end. As cities grow uncontrollably, China struggles to regulate the growth of urbanization. A directive issued on Sunday by the State Council, China’s cabinet, […]

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January 31, 2016
China builds sky high Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Travelers and tourists will soon be able to walk across the world’s longest and highest glass bottom bridge. The bridge spans two cliffs in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park located in China’s Hunan Province. It is 430 meters long and six meters wide hovering over a 300 meter drop. The bridge hangs above the Zhangjiajie Grand […]

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January 12, 2015
Zifeng Tower Architecture and Information China

China's Zifeng Tower Mimics the Society The Zifeng Tower (formerly known as Nanjing Greenland Financial Center) composes two separate blocks connected by a podium. The skyscraper is divided into sections containing hotels, restaurants, shopping and mostly offices. The interesting geometry of the building mimics the existing road structures. This building is very cool to look at […]

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May 22, 2014
Architecture and History of Shanghai

A City With So Much History and Architecture Shanghai, China is one of the most influential commercial and financial centers in the world. It ranks fifth in the 2011 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index . There are many flourishing industries in the metropolitan area. Architecture in Shanghai varies from historic to modern. The […]

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February 21, 2014
City destinations for architecture enthusiasts

For those who arrange their vacation itineraries around the appreciation of architecture, here are three cities that score highly on the world’s list as having some of the most interesting and beautiful buildings.   Florence Renaissance architecture abounds in this vibrant Italian City. It is difficult not to become overwhelmed by the scale and richness […]

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December 22, 2013
The Coolest Stairs in the World

Lello Bookshop, Porto, Portugal Constructed in 1906, Lello has remained a niche of historical architecture because of the awe inspiring staircase. The grandiose red staircase leads to a lighted atrium, almost like going to heaven. Under the stairs you can observe the carved leafy imprints and the same turquoise ish and gold paint as the ceiling […]

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December 21, 2013
Most Beautiful Airports World Wide

Terminal 3, Beijing International Airport Terminal 3 was opened just in time for 2008 Olympics. The building itself covers 2 miles making it one of the largest buildings in the world. The shape is supposed to represent a dragon, being a symbol of bravery and fierceness in China. Architects Foster + Partners managed to create […]

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December 5, 2013
Hong Kong's Spectacular Skyline and History

One of a Kind City: Hong Kong Hong Kong is one of the two special Administrative Regions of the China. The other special city is Macau. These cities are a lot like Washington D.C. in the United States because of their administrative aspects. There are 1,223 skyscrapers in Hong Kong. It has more buildings higher than 500 feet […]

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October 13, 2013
The government came in like a wrecking ball for Flint, Michigan, not Miley Cyrus

Over the past few years America has been dealing with an economy that is eroding. The truth is everyone in some way has been affected by it. Not only citizens themselves but whole cities have actually gone under water recently. Although Obama has promising outlooks for the future, some cities have had to take action […]

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September 20, 2013
New Architecture Trend - Aluminum Roller Shutter Doors

Remember those clunky, waterlogged wooden shutter doors? Long gone are those days, with the new wave of aluminum roller shutter doors from Hoful Factory. Replacing your old wooden doors is an often over-looked element of your house renovations that really adds the final architectural touch to your home, office, shops and/or garage. What I admire about these […]

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February 21, 2013
5 Architectural Fails

Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacoma, WA The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge that connected the port city of Tacoma, WA, with the Kitsap Peninsula. It was the third-longest suspension bridge in the world when it opened to the public on July 1, 1940, but it closed four months later after a spectacular collapse. The […]

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January 3, 2013
Chinese City Built From Scratch Released by KPF

While China still has so many empty cities still waiting more than 10 years to be occupied, they still plan on building up another large city. This city is much different, read more to find out how. Directly from the  international architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF). The KPF design for the Meixi Lake master plan […]

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November 22, 2012
China Builds Highway Around House That Refuses to Move

In the city of Wenling, located in China’s eastern region of Zheijang, an interstate has been constructed around a residential building that forbids to move. Luo Baogen, disappointed with the relocation compensation offered by the government decided to remain in the half-demolished building with his wife. According to China Daily, the road, which leads to […]

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August 27, 2012
Jiaozhou Bay Bridge is World's Longest Sea Bridge In China

Located in Beijing this bridge sans 26.4 miles of sea. The bridge was built in order to link China's eastern port city of Qingdao to the island of Huangdao. Costing 1.5 billion US dollars to build this lengthy bridge is sure to be worth it. The previous bridge was 2.5 miles shorter located in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain […]

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