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PODCAST: Architecture finds its place in Shanghai

David Brancaccio Feb 20, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Architecture finds its place in Shanghai

David Brancaccio Feb 20, 2015
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First up, we’ll talk about planning for what had been previously unthinkable: if Greece leaves the euro zone. Plus, Shanghai is the financial heart of China, and it has been one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. And over the last couple of decades, real estate developers have been going full bore, building skyscraper after skyscraper. That has been good for architects – including American architects. And with the Oscars on Sunday, it’s interesting to watch the nominated feature documentaries through the prism of the business beat. Virunga, one of the nominated documentaries, is about conflict, oil and gorillas in a national park in Congo. We turn to the BBC for more.

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