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Pick of the day: Seeing double: what China’s copycat culture means for architecture | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

“An alpine town, the Eiffel Tower, the whole Manhattan skyline … China is replicating the world’s architectural gems. But now Zaha Hadid would like it to stop.” “…From pirated DVDs to knock-off designer brands, the country has a thriving counterfeit … Continue reading

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A Timid Network of Towns: Cittaslow

by Ares Kalandides I have only been to Trani once. That was about five years ago during a trip around Puglia, which I still consider to be one of the most beautiful Italian provinces. Trani is a small port of … Continue reading

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Memory, Authenticity and the Tourist Gaze

by Ares Kalandides A couple of weeks ago I visited London for some days. My business appointment was fast and successful, so I had some time to enjoy myself as a tourist – something that I rarely do.  I  picked … Continue reading

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