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News clickers                                                                                                                         1. Light installations

1. Riverside greenbelt                      for service to the community.               more than 100 million yuan a year.            Two impressive light installations are
                                               Among them are lawyer Zhang Yuxia,                                                     attracting crowds in Nanjing Road W.
The second phase of construction on a                                                   4. Foreigners visit Shibei
riverside greenbelt will begin by the end   who has dispensed free legal advice to                                                       Aquastell, created by French art-
of this year, according to the district鈥檚   10,000 people in the past eight years,      More than 250 foreigners, including           ists Arnaud Giroud and David Lesort,
greening authority.                         and Zhang Dayao, who does volunteer         executives of multinational companies         is located in the northern plaza of the
                                            neighborhood repair work on home            and Magnolia Award winners, toured            newly opened HKRI Taikoo Hui shop-
   The greenbelt along the Dongjiaojing     appliances.                                 the Shibei High Technology Park to view       ping mall.
River will be nearly the size of 13 stan-                                               Shanghai鈥檚 progress in creating a 鈥渟mart
dard football fields when completed. It        Also honored is Good Samaritan           city.鈥?                                          The installation features a 10- meter
is designed under the environmental         Cheng Zongyin, who once risked his life                                                   high arch. By walking through it, people
concept of a 鈥渟ponge city.鈥?                to save an assault victim. While working       Shibei is a prime example of how tradi-    are dazzled by changing light effects in a
                                            in Pengpu Park in June 2015, he saw a       tional smokestack industries have been        romantic ambience. The installation will
   Under the plan, the ground is paved      bloodied woman being chased by a man        converted into clean, innovative busi-        remain through December 3.
with special materials that allow rain-     wielding a knife. He tackled the assailant  nesses. The park is home to the Shanghai
water to seep through and flow into an      and was wounded in the rescue.              Big Data Exchange 鈥?the 鈥渂rains鈥?of              Another installation, the LightScraper,
underground system for purification                                                     smart city development.                       is in the southern plaza until January
and storage. Above ground will be a            Commenting on the awards, Jing鈥檃n                                                      17.
small area imitating the environment of     Party chief An Lusheng said, 鈥淲e are           Kristin Iglum, Norwegian consul-
a wetland. It can be adjusted to weather    now building a beautiful Jing鈥檃n. It鈥檚      general in Shanghai, said she was very           Created by Australia-based multime-
conditions to retain eco-balance.           not only the matter of beautifying our      impressed by the tour.                        dia design studio Eness, it is a towering
                                            streets and buildings. It鈥檚 also important                                                vortex of visuals and sound, featuring
   The greenbelt will be planted with       for everyone to be nice and kind.鈥?            鈥淚t was amazing,鈥?she said. 鈥淲e also       real-time 3D graphics and a motion-
ginkgo, camphor and cherry trees and                                                    have a similar focus in Norway, aiming        tracking system.
other shrubbery, providing color with       3. Another new mall                         to make our neighborhoods as livable as
changing seasons. Benches, walkways,                                                    possible and encourage a green, sustain-         The LightScraper acts as a giant musical
riverside platforms, an island in the       Shopaholics now have a new place to         able way of life.鈥?                           instrument, transposing the movements
middle of the river and a children鈥檚 play-  patronize, with the official opening of                                                   of visitors into musical notes.
ground also figure in the planning.         the HKRI Taikoo Hui shopping mall this      5. Autumn鈥檚 palette
                                            month.                                                                                       Both installations can be viewed free
   Meanwhile, the renovation of Zhabei                                                  Now is the optimum time to enjoy au-          of charge.
Park is now underway. The park, in clas-       It houses 250 shops, some of them        tumn color.
sically elegant Chinese style, features     making debuts in China, like perfume                                                      2. Legendary artist鈥檚 show
picturesque pavilions, riverside corridors  maker Atelier Cologne, the new skincare        Nature鈥檚 palette is drawn from ging-
and also structures of historical signifi-  brand Cha Ling by luxury-goods group        kos, dawn redwood, golden soapberry,          A special exhibition honoring Antoni
cance, such as the tomb of Song Jiaoren,    LVMH, and the first Asian boutique store    sweet gum and Chinese pistache. Red           Muntadas, an internationally renowned
a Chinese revolutionary and founder of      of Guerlain.                                maples are also coming into the height        video artist, is being held at OCAT
the Kuomintang. Parts of the park will                                                  of their seasonal color.                      Shanghai.
remain open during the renovation.             The mall is part of a mixed-use com-
                                            plex that also includes two office towers,     Changping Road is an ideal place for en-      Entitled 鈥淢untadas Video Works,鈥?2. Model citizens honored                   three hotels and serviced apartments.       joying red golden rain trees. Beijing Road    it is the first exhibition of the artist鈥檚
                                                                                        W. is one of the best spots to view gingkos,  best works in China. It features 16 of
Ten Jing鈥檃n residents have won awards          For Jing鈥檃n, commercial businesses       and Jing鈥檃n Sculpture Park will soon be       his pioneering video projects, from
                                            play a key role in the economy. The         washed by crimson maple leaves.               experimental single-channel videos to
                                            district has 63 鈥渂ig鈥?taxpayers who pay                                                   documentary films.

                                                                                                                                         Muntadas, a 75-year-old Spaniard,
                                                                                                                                      uses video as a principal medium, add-
                                                                                                                                      ing other formats such as photography
                                                                                                                                      and audio recording to create a new ar-
                                                                                                                                      tistic language.

                                                                                                                                         The exhibition will run Tuesdays
                                                                                                                                      through Saturdays until December 3.
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