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The changing fortunes of Zhang’s Garden

TUCKED AWAY at the corner of Wujiang and Taixing roads, less than 100 meters from the bustling Nanjing Road W., Zhang Yuan, or Zhang’s Garden, seems like another world where time stops. It was a large ...

November 18, 2017, Saturday


A ‘made-in-Shanghai’ surgeon

AFTER visiting the medical facilities in many countries, Birendra Kumar Sah chose to stay on in Shanghai. “I can proudly say that most of local hospitals are as good as those in developed countries, ...

November 18, 2017, Saturday


New library to have more open space for public use

DENMARK-BASED international architectural firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) has designed the Shanghai Library’s east branch in the Pudong New Area that is set to open in 2020. On the sidelines of BAU ...

November 18, 2017, Saturday


‘Green’ Shanghai Tower a model for future skyscrapers

SHANGHAI Tower in Pudong’s Lujiazui area is arguably the brightest star of all city skyscrapers. And it is probably the “greenest” building in the city. In 2015, the US Green Building Council announced ...

November 18, 2017, Saturday


The teacher who gives apples

WHAT color is an apple? Most people will say “red, green or yellow.” But if you visit Ken Miki’s “APPLE+ Learning to Design, Designing to Learn” exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (MoCA) ...

November 18, 2017, Saturday


Oriental philosophy shapes the works of American artist

LIKE many public spaces in Shanghai, Jing’an Sculpture Park on Beijing Road W. is filled with elderly women dancing in the mornings or evenings, and the site around a landmark sculpture is a particularly ...

November 11, 2017, Saturday


Japanese artist uses work to press green issues

FOR famous Japanese poster designer U.G. Sato, the environment is inarguably the most pressing issue of our time, which is also the main subject of his work. “I naturally pay attention to it. As a poster ...

November 11, 2017, Saturday


The many shades of soprano Damrau

WITH blond HAIR and blue eyes, 46-year-old German soprano Diana Damrau looks like a princess in a fairy tale, but since childhood she has always wanted to be a drama queen. “I loved playing the evil ...

November 11, 2017, Saturday


Filmmaker masters ink-wash painting skills

IN the 1980s, filmmaker Xia Zhenya shot to fame with a three-part documentary titled “The Art Masters in Shanghai.” The documentary, which captured some of the precious images of 20 art masters including Liu Haisu (1896-1994), Guan Liang (1900-86), ...

November 4, 2017, Saturday


Interactive theater to develop the young mind

THE concept of “theater in education” is getting more attention as the quality of education in China is changing with schools more focused on building the next generation of scientists, artists, thinkers, ...

November 4, 2017, Saturday




 

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