China’s copying more than electronics or cars - try architecture and cities!

China’s copying more than electronics or cars - try architecture and cities!
China’s copying more than electronics or cars - try architecture and cities!

China’s copying more than electronics or cars - try architecture and cities!

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In China, they’re not just creating knock-off electronics, cars or purses, but exact duplicates of buildings and streetscapes. The government goes as far as to green-light whole villages or neighborhoods found in other countries or cities. The debate heated up recently after a Zaha Hadid design from Beijing was totally copied by a developer in Chongqing. We’ll talk about it with WBEZ’s Lee Bey. (Photo: AP Images).