• Published 2012

Socio-Spatial Conflicts over Urban Space in Contemporary Shanghai Non Arkaraprasertkul

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  title={Socio-Spatial Conflicts over Urban Space in Contemporary Shanghai Non Arkaraprasertkul},
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    Preserving a city’s rich cultural heritage may require a balancing act when weighed against market demand. Shanghai’s historic row houses, known as the lilong – a legacy of Western-influenced housing during the city’s time as a treaty port (1842-1943) – are facing extinction at the hands of post-reform property developers seeking valuable land for high-rise condo development. Once the realm of local servants and Chinese laborers, the lilong have come to symbolize the pressures of… CONTINUE READING

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