"Does Your Mall have an Airport?"
in Log 18, Summer 2010
Max Hirsh and Jonathan D Solomon

...Whether they like it or not, Hong Kong and Shenzhen are quickly becoming one enormous city. Separated by the “frontier closed area” between the Special Administrative Region and mainland China, the relationship between the two cities is characterized by increasing economic interdependence and inexorable cultural differences. South of the border is Hong Kong, a sophisticated global financial hub whose cosmopolitan, if aging, population enjoys personal and professional ties around the world. On the other side is Shenzhen, a brash, nouveau-riche upstart whose chaotic landscape encapsulates both the admirable and deplorable dimensions of China’s meteoric rise...

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