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Ian Johnson: “Faking It in China”

China expert, Ian Johnson, reviewed Bianca Bosker’s fascinating new book, “Original Copies: Architectural Mimicry in Contemporary China”, and shared his own views on the “copying culture”. What drives this obsession with foreign styles? Bianca Bosker gives some answers in her fascinating new book, Original Copies: Architectural Mimicry in Contemporary China. Bosker focuses on the suburbs […]