China

Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit System_CITIES exhibition


2010. Director/editor: Brian McAllister. Courtesy of: Institute for Transportation & Development Policy. Guangzhou Bus Rapid Transit (GBRT) is a sustainable high-capacity transportation system that saves its passengers 32 million hours of commuting time a year by using infrastructure improvements such as dedicated bus lanes, intermodal integration with subway lines, a bike-sharing system, pre-ticketing smart card, multiple large doors, and flush platforms to reduce boarding time.
China, Guangzhou, transportation, urban

Longevity


Asia Week  is in full swing! An annual event in New York City, Asia Week began last Friday, March 15th and runs through this Saturday, March 23rd . In an effort to support and celebrate Asian art both in the city and across the nation, galleries, auction houses, museums and cultural institutions in New York  host sales, exhibitions, lectures and other special events.
China, rank badge, crane, textile, Asia

Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907) in American Collections


Rare and precious metalwork from China’s Tang Dynasty are on display. This exhibition includes Buddhist statues, vases, ladles, scissors, cosmetic boxes, and jewelry from the 7th to the 10th century.
China, decorative objects, metalwork, gold, silver, jewelry, exhibitions

Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China


In the fifth installment of the Solos series, the museum will present Tulou, a prototype for affordable housing being built in the city of Guangzhou by the Chinese architectural practice Urbanus. The Tulou project incorporates 245 apartment units, a dormitory, a small hotel, shops, a gymnasium, a library, and various communal and public spaces. 
Tulou, Guangzhou, China, Urbanus, exhibitions, Solos, Architecture, affordable housing
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A Tale of Three Peripheries


Rael Feliciano, Kai Liu and Jamila Jad have quite a few things in common. They each live at the rough edges of formal urban settlements.
Global Lives Project, Rael Feliciano, Kai Liu, Jamila Jad, cities, urban, formal settlements, edge, peripheries, neglect, São Paulo, Brazil, Chengdu, China, Shatila, Beirut, Lebanon, video, film, interviews, Design with the Other 90%: Cities, Exhibition