Tagged: Pudong

Living in China: Shanghai holds the highest population of foreigners 0

Living in China: Shanghai holds the highest population of foreigners

Shanghai has the largest population of foreign nationals among all domestic cities and provinces in China, with about 143,200 expat residents living in the city, the Shanghai Statistics Bureau announced recently. Nearly one in every four foreign residents in the country lives in Shanghai, according to the sixth national census conducted in November 2010. […]

Autodesk China presents: World Usability Day 2011 0

Autodesk China presents: World Usability Day 2011

World Usability Day was founded in 2005 as an initiative of the Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA) to ensure that services and products important to human life are easier to access and simpler to use. Each year, on the second Thursday of November, over 200 events are organized in over 43 countries around the world to raise awareness for the general public, and train professionals in the tools and issues central to good usability research, development and practice […]

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Exhibition site in Shanghai will be world’s biggest 0

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Exhibition site in Shanghai will be world’s biggest

Shanghai is to build the world’s largest exhibition complex, the city’s urban planners announced recently […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Apple to double stores 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Apple to double stores

Apple will double its store numbers on the Chinese mainland when it opens two stores in Beijing and Shanghai […]

[EVENT] IxDA Shanghai presents “An evening of conversation about Design, Interaction, Work and Life” with Marc Rettig: May 25th, 2010, 6:30PM 0

[EVENT] IxDA Shanghai presents “An evening of conversation about Design, Interaction, Work and Life” with Marc Rettig: May 25th, 2010, 6:30PM

In the midst of a global conversation about change, many designers are pondering their own impact in the world. How does our experience in software interfaces, web sites, and physical products prepare us to address the profound issues humanity is facing? These issues involve many complex systems, systems too big to fit into the scope of any single company or institution. Design methods are potent at large scale and scope, but what does it take to be effective as a practitioner, as a team, as a company? What is it like to actually achieve a meaningful, sustainable, positive difference in life? In this evening of conversation, Marc Rettig will moderate a few discussions about the fundamentals of design work, and the need for designers everywhere to be working to have impact beyond making money for their employers […]

Living in China: Shanghai’s Pajamas Sightings 0

Living in China: Shanghai’s Pajamas Sightings

Nothing more fashionable in Shanghai than shopping for beer in pajamas! Shanghai itself has been getting new coats of paint in the run-up to the 2010 World Expo, but the locals’ deep-seated penchant for wearing pajamas is still a nagging worry for officials eager to present a sophisticated metropolis to millions of Expo visitors […]

Living in China: at the wake of Shanghai World Expo, lack of services in English still a challenge 0

Living in China: at the wake of Shanghai World Expo, lack of services in English still a challenge

Shanghai Expats are feeling a bit language-challenged in Shanghai’s taxis, buses and shopping venues, according to a report released recently.

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Shanghai’s sky-high priced luxurious house unveiled 1

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Shanghai’s sky-high priced luxurious house unveiled

Tomson Group has built a top luxurious housing block in Pudong, Shanghai. Tomson cooperated with Versace Home to built a luxurious show house of more than 900 square meters, with the name “Versace Home at Tomson Riviera” […]