Two weeks ago, the Guardian, in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, unveiled a new section of its website — Guardian Cities — so to shine a spotlight on the urbanisation of the world, whilst highlighting resilience, environmental, sustainability, social, and poverty issues…
MovingCities is very pleased to be included! As such we’ve selected 45 urban images from our 460 posts-archive [see sitemap]. Continue reading “Guardian Cities | city bloggers”
As a follow-up to the announcement of the DELTA FOUR | A Living Museum of Urban History: the Four Cities in the PRD event -forum 三角四方 – 行进中的歷史博物馆: 广州/深圳/香港/澳门, on March 11, 2011. MovingCities reviews the day in words and images. Continue reading “Guangzhou | Delta Four forum [review]”
Back to Mainland and heading for Guangzhou. One Country, Two Systems… two checkpoints! The journey starts with people flocking at Macau‘s Border Gate square and lining up inside the Border Gate building. After passing the frontier checkpoint, a tax free no man’s land, and Zhuhai‘s Gongbei immigration & custom checkpoint one arrives at an underground mall that combines a busy pedestrian walkway, shopping plaza & coach station. Snapshots from a bus ride to Guangzhou.
Continue reading “Macau >> Zhuhai >> Guangzhou”
The second day in Macau started with a rooftop view over a smokestack. From the thirteen-floor rooftop of a housing block, located adjacent to one of sharpest corners of Macau’s Guia racing circuit, a white industrial obelisk divides the city’s view. This was followed by a long stroll in downtown, picking up Luso references along the way.
Continue reading “Macau | smokestack, circuit & cobblestones”
During the past week, MovingCities went exploring China’s Pearl River Delta region. Already familiar with understanding Macau‘s incredible urban density, being one of the world’s highest [from street-level (Jan09) and rooftops (Jul09)] Mónica Carriço went exploring another part of the peninsula: the outer harbour. Continue reading “Macau | outer harbour walks”
Highways, elevated roads, bridges, tunnels, waiting rooms, tarmac, airports, cabins, runways, food for flying, turbojet, window seats, clouds, seafood, suburbs, aerophotography, land reclamation, islands, shipyards, masses, gambling, golf courts, corridors and borders. This week we are in the Pearl River Delta. First stop: Macau. A journey in snapshots.
Continue reading “Shanghai >> Shenzhen >> Macau”
The last leg of our one week travel to Macau and Hong Kong, in function of the Urban Panorama Workshop, consisted of the crossing of the Macau and Zhuhai border, followed by a 3 hour drive to Shenzhen over the INFRARED© infrastructure of the Pearl River Delta (PRD). Continue reading “Macau >> Shenzhen”
On Monday July 6, MovingCities moved from Macau to Hong Kong. As during our Shenzhen to Macau travel, we traveled by turbojet. A couple of snapshots while speeding through the mouth of the Pearl River Delta. After the skyline, the sea.
Continue reading “Macau >> Hong Kong”