MODEL HOME: A PROPOSITION BY MICHAEL LIN

Shanghai’s current metabolism manufactures a city of uneven pockets, in which glass skyscrapers overlook rooftop shanties and dusty building plots overturn low-rise back streets. The area around the recently opened Rockbund Art Museum, near the north strip of the Huangpu River, witnesses this patchwork urbanism.

Leading up to the museum’s entrance, a 165m-long scroll hangs, tracing a half-real, half-imagined panorama. Traditional in form, the scroll, Analogical City Made in Shanghai, announces the exhibition and visualises the prevalent paradigm of old as a backdrop to new.

Model Home is a display of a work – and a city – in progress.

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At the water.

Leaving the planet, they took everything — plastics, ceramics, metals, composites. Even stud fastening walls of houses. Removed from orbit satellites. We dug capsule lighthouse that stood for the right of discovery. Parts, accessories, sensible things — every detail was the gold.

In my opinion, they had fuel on a flight at one end. The nearest developed colonies. Most had nowhere to return. Their parent planet in ruins, burned Plasma vihrem.Nasazhdёnny of forest withered. The dam collapsed, the ground water level has gone down. Biotope collapsed without support, and I rushed to save survivors of its crumbs. It seemed as

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Torzhok.

One day, walking up from the Volga Tvertsa, Novgorod merchants caravan made a stop on the right bank. Povecheryali the brook, which called for the healing power of Zdorovets, and spent the night. Place liked the morning and decided to leave part of the goods here: in front of waiting is not easy, though free from extortion Suzdal neighbors «seregersky way.» He passed through the back of the river to the forest lake Seliger, and there is close to the lake Ilmen Novgorod …

Over time, the goods warehouse on the banks of the New Tvertsa became a place of

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Darkness on the edge of town

Born a generation later, fueled by underground movements both ends of the musical spectrum, Clutch — it is the faithful, whose sound attracts a legion of fans from around the world. We went to Motown to unravel the mysteries of the cult rock band.

The expansion of the once-living organism there is a stage when the skeleton has become so clean that sparkling white distracts from everything that he ever was, or pretended to. For big cities it is also true.

If ever there was, and the «American dream», then Detroit, also known as Motor City, home of Motown —

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Your dream city

Of course, shopping centers have already become for us than the familiar and commonplace. But one of them, the mall Dream Town. really special. Once you are there, you suddenly realize that he was in a fairy-tale world in which live together peacefully Greek gods and goddesses as if he had just descended from Olympus, the huge dinosaurs and heroes of favorite movies. Interior designers conjured to fame and a huge shopping center space is divided into several inputs atriums in the style of the city and the country. There is also the escalators, elevators and cozy cafes. So, enjoy

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JAK ART A MODERN

FOR ALL ! I S URBAN SPRAWL AND CONGESTED STREETS.THE INDONESIAN CAPITAL HAS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE REGION’S MOST DYNAMIC METROPOLISES, WITH A RAPIDLY RISING SKYLINE,GLEAMING SHOPPING PLAZAS, AND A NEW BREED OF DESIGN-SAVVY RESTAURANTS AND BARS. ISN’T IT TIME YOU PAID A VISIT? BY LAWRENCE OSBORNE

ONE NIGHT MY SECOND IN A CITY I DIDN’T KNOW AT ALL, I WAS SITTING AT THE 365 ECO BAR IN KEMANG SIPPING A LONG DRINK CALLED, WITHOUT IRONY AN «ILLUSION.» THE PLACE WAS EMPTY UNCHARACTERISTICALLY ONE MIGHT ASSUME, AND WITH ITS CORRUGATED ROOFING AND STEEL TRUSSES IT FELT LIKE a tiny

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Storytellers free city

The pre-election struggle in the city — apparently so intense that has started to affect the mental abilities of some representatives of organizations who wish to push their candidates into the Duma. Recently, the city began to spread prelyubopytny agitation meant «not for distribution».

A few years ago there was a free city of Togliatti movement activists who assured everyone that the policy of «not doing.» Although regularly striving for power. And the claim that «the movement of our city,» and that they «Moscow does not control.» Keeping silent, however, with that lanky affiliated billionaires and lovers of Faberge eggs,

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HOMEtown Reflections

THE WEIR

Conceived as a make- work project for unemployed men, built to help tame the raging waters of the South Saskatchewan River, the weir has been a gathering place for people in Saskatoon since construction began 84 years ago.

Like the Broadway Bridge, the weir, which dams the river just upstream of the CP Rail bridge at 33rd Street, was a child of the Dirty Thirties, when governments across the country looked for ways to cope with the problem of catastrophic unemployment and drought. In those days, unemployment was largely a municipal responsibility and by 1932, with one family

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The last bastion of paganism

As the palace of the Roman emperor became a Slavic city?

Emperor Diocletian — one of the most outstanding personalities in the history of ancient Rome. A brilliant military leader, successful reformer and statesman, finally, a person who voluntarily departed from the government and did not want to return to it. In modern Croatia Diocletian’s name is well known. This country owes him a majestic ruins of the palace, it turned into today in a unique tourist destination.

Croatia — amazingly beautiful country. Stretching along the coast, it is composed of many islands and picturesque bays, cliffs covered by

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PR LIFT Lift comes to the rescue

I thought I saw almost all types of elevators and lifting systems, have found practical application in the different countries of the world. But in October 2008, during a trip to Paris, I had to get acquainted with the system, which in this city is typically used for the delivery of bulky furniture in the apartments on the upper floors.

The unique architecture of Paris is largely determined by the abundance of the buildings of the XIX century. Sculptured buildings stretch along the wide boulevards, surrounded by trees chains. Curly streets and avenues like solid tributaries of the Seine flowing

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