most awesome taxi adventure ride

Posted on Sep 4, 2010 in transportation, urbanism, video | No Comments

One last post leftover from the Beijing trip. Tired from walking all day, Paul and I hopped in the back of one of these bad boys: Here’s the evidence with the extra special addition of a sweet sound track. I don’t want to oversell it, but this is the best video you will ever see ...

old places, contemporary art

Posted on Aug 29, 2010 in architecture, buildings, sculpture | One Comment

The old abandoned factories of Beijing and Shanghai make unique spaces for contemporary artistic practice. I’m not saying that the work is all good, but gigantic volumes of brick, rusting factory equipment, and abandoned machinery can help mediocre pieces. If you don’t enjoy the art, at least you can enjoy the architecture. The work does ...