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Wrap Your Mind Around the New Harbin Opera House

Wrap Your Mind Around the New Harbin Opera House

Resting on Harbin Cultural Island is a massive, curved, metallic structure that seems to resemble a space craft straight out of a science-fiction blockbuster. It’s actually the recently-completed Harbin Opera House devised by the geniuses at MAD Architects. The designers sought to pay tribute to the dramatic climate in the northern Chinese city by erecting […]

China’s Winter Wonderland

China’s Winter Wonderland

Between January and February, China’s most northeastern province bordering Siberian Russia, hosts a winter wonderland which many describe as something out of a “fantasy movie.” Harbin, in Heilongjiang’s capital, is the home of China’s International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. Here, visitors and competitors are greeted to life-seize ice sculptures of international landmarks. The Athens […]