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China in their hands

Astragal spent last night hunkered down in front of the telly, sheltering from the swirling snowstorm that battered against his windows and shunning all architectural partying as it was just TOO BLOODY COLD OUTSIDE… However, Astragal is never entirely off duty, and one item on Newsnight caught his eagle eye. This feature focused on contemporary architecture in China and posed the question: ‘Are Western architects simply using China as a testing ground for bonkers architectural experimentation?’

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