October 21, 2013, 10am PDT
Architects Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown bring a new model for ecologically responsible urban planning to China.
July 8, 2013, 11am PDT
At nearly three times the size of the Pentagon, Chengdu's New Century Global Center has staked a claim to the title of world's largest building. How do you keep 420 acres of floor space lit? Build an artificial sun, of course.
October 26, 2012, 11am PDT
Another day, another plan for an ambitious city to be built from scratch in China. In this case it's Great City, "a high-density, car-free 'satellite city' for 80,000 people that will be built from scratch in a rural location close to Chengdu."
January 26, 2012, 8am PST
Through the lens of Chengdu and Delhi, Paul Webster and Jason Burke explore how the rise of the megacity is changing the way we live.
August 8, 2011, 11am PDT
New York architects Tsao & McKown are developing a handful of communities in Chengdu that range from dense urban living to agrarian lifestyles.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 23, 2010, 10am PDT
Adam Meyer, an architects practicing in Chengdu, scrutinizes some of the myths and projections surrounding China's rapid economic growth which have become so popular in the last half decade.