shu and joe

Moving On Up

Published on January 28, 2007

After a year lying low in Chaonei public housing, we decided it was time to check out the CBD. We opted for Jianwai SOHO, a Corbusian experiment in architecture for total living. I’ve always been resistent to the idea that tower block communities could offer rich urban-dwelling experiences, but in a city like Beijing, I think there’s something to be said for the sort of campus-style live/work/shop/dine ethos of SOHO.

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