The Indonesian government is planning a massive undertaking in transferring its seat of power to a jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island as capital city Jakarta sinks into the Java Sea.
President Joko Widodo announced the plan for a new capital on Monday as concerns over the sustainability of Jakarta have emerged, Agence France-Presse reports.
Shanghai, China is the most expensive city for luxury goods and services in Asia, according to Bank Julius Baer & Co.’s 2018 Wealth Report.
Hong Kong, which previously held the top spot, now trails behind Singapore in third place.
While the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is among the world’s most recognizable landmarks, images of its less popular replica found in China can still deceive even the most discerning observer.
China has announced the establishment of a new city in Hebei province that will serve as “a choice of historic significance for the development of the next millennium.”
The new area, called Xiongan, is about 100 kilometers from Beijing and Tianjin, rounding up the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. It basically aims to be an international city on par with global standards.
This urban treehouse is for real! Rooted in the middle of one of the world’s most remarkable cities is a brilliant Berlin masterpiece on a 7,000 square foot lot.
Conceptualized with the essence of a child’s imagination by Baumraum Architects, this treehouse fantasy is far from make-believe. Although it resembles every kid’s backyard reverie, the seclusion and solitude found amongst these leaves are enough to make even the most grounded adults marvel with wonder.