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Stairs featuring a five-metre-high reproduction of Vincent van Gogh’s signature painting “Sunflowers”, were exhibited (as on July 2013, no idea if they still are) at the entrance to Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong.

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Stairs, or in this case more specifically, a banister, which plays a central part in this public art project by Edge Design Institute called “The Cascade”. Designers converted the staircase banister in their native Hong Kong, China, in a public space … Continue reading

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Plunge into the Largest Ball Pit

If, by any chance, you are somewhere near Pudong, Shanghai you may pop in to Kerry Hotel where the World’s Largest Ball Pit with one million balls was recently created. Looks like fun, doesn’t it?

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  A flight of 7,200 total steps (including inner temple steps), with 6,293 Official Mountain Walkway Steps, lead up the East Peak of Mount Tai, a mountain of historical and cultural significance located north of the city of Tai’an, in Shandong province, China.

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Green Tree

Jody Xiong in conjunction with the China Environmental Protection Foundation created this interesting project to demonstrate the benefits of walking versus driving. Big white canvases with a naked tree were placed across 132 crosswalks in 15 Chinese cities. When pedestrians … Continue reading

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Thousand Island Lake

Qiandao Lake or the Thousand Island Lake is located in Zhejiang, China, about 150 kilometers from the city of Hangzhou. It is an artificial lake formed after the completion of the Xin’an River hydroelectric station. In 1959, in order to … Continue reading

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