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November 14th, 2012

Bejing 798 via China Travel DepotBejing’s 798 Arts district, currently composed of warehouse spaces that have been repurposed into galleries and artist studios, will be developed into a high end arts and culture center, replete with skyscrapers. Designed by I.M. Pei’s son Li Chung Pei, the project is slated for 2013, and will include a “laser stage”, a “primitive art community”, luxury hotel and apartments, and facilities to “examine and trade art” as well as an aquatic theater. The project’s manager, Wang Jianjun, said that it “will be the biggest art center in China with the best service.” Read the article via ArtNewspaper

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