Shanghai, Ithaca, and the Movies

Olpadwala, Porus
April 2006
Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p12
Trade Publication
The article talks about author's experience in spending time with architect Edmund Bacon during their trip to Beijing, China. They were both in the country to join he delegation of experts that will assess the historic preservation of the city. The country's vice premier Wan Li requested Bacon to join the said delegation. During the trip, Bacon complaint of the traffic jams caused by bicycles and suggested of replacing them with cars. Bacon pointed out improvements in infrastructure and the restoration of some sites in the city. However, he also appreciated the presence of many trees in the city.


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