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The Sky’s the Limit: How China Fell Out of Love With Skyscrapers

Plagued by over-construction, safety issues, and environmental concerns, China’s skyscraper boom may be finally coming to an end

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

I. M. Pei: A Chinese Retrospective

Chinese-American architect’s bold designs spoke to a complicated relationship with his birth country

LIVING IN CHINA, NEWS

Which Assassin Killed the Bookstore?

Bookshop owner’s letter highlights contradictions in Beijing’s efforts in demolition

LIVING IN CHINA, TRAVEL

Race to the Top

A look at China’s tallest buildings

HISTORY

Chinoiserie Chic

Eighteenth-century Europe’s fascination with Chinese kitsch

LIFE

Building Europe

Why are Chinese real estate developers obsessed with Europe?

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