China’s “Comfort Class” | The Bling Dynasty, National Geographic Magazine: Old Buildings slated for demolition in Pudong | Shanghai, China

Old Buildings slated for demolition in Pudong | Shanghai, China

These buildings will disappear eventually because the property is just too valuable. For the moment, however, the government has cooled the housing market by imposing a 20 percent resale tax. If you want to see what this block will look like in the future you can just go to the City Planning Museum off People’s Square in the Puxi side of Shanghai. A 3D model shows not only the buildings that are already done, but also those planned for the future.

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