Is Bamboo the Next Big Thing in Building Materials?

Bamboo is affordable, sustainable, and readily available – especially in China.  Recently, some architects in China have begun turning to it as a cost-effective substitute for traditional building materials.  Not only is it practical in China, from an aesthetic standpoint, but it’s also a striking and bucolic building material that brings architecture full-circle, and back […]

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The World’s Tallest Building to be Built in China

As it stands, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is currently the world’s tallest building, standing at 2,716 feet. China will top that, quite literally. In a matter of nine months, Broad Group (a Chinese construction company) has plans to build a multi-use building that is 2,749 ft. That may not be so shocking in itself, […]

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