Ancient and modern collide in Soho row

The Galaxy Soho project, a large, modern complex located in central Beijing, has come under fire from conservationists for compromising the architectural style of the nearby old town.   The panels of glass and reflective aluminum of the modern Soho complex are in stark contrast to the hutongs and their traditional courtyard houses.  Completed in 2012, the building won the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Award 2013, an annual prize awarded for architectural excellence.

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We have a HUGE responsibility to protect our children and their futures. Our Gulf of Mexico has nearly been destroyed by the Deep-water Horizon catastrophe and many families here will never recover. Paradise lost, so it goes. I’m doing my best to apolitically educate anyone that cares about the impact on our environment by technology and “for-profit” progress. We forget, too frequently that we SHARE this planet with millions of other life-forms and as the most “powerful” species, we must be more cognizant of our greed versus the well-being of our planet. Thanks again for visiting and please check back often. -Gregg indianrocksbridge@yahoo.com
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