Archinect - News 2014-08-22T01:54:30-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/64813493/npr-talks-to-mcgill-professor-about-china-s-architectural-knock-off-of-zaha-s-wangjing-soho NPR talks to McGill professor about China's architectural knock-off of Zaha's Wangjing Soho Archinect 2013-01-04T13:07:00-05:00 >2013-01-22T09:57:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/28/286e81be8c30a8e169d286d292c577d6.jpg" width="514" height="262" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>China is also the land of the knock-off: knock-off designer handbags, knock-off blockbuster movies on DVDs, etc. But now, it seems the knock-off has gone off the charts in terms of proportion: entire buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64347686/zaha-hadid-vs-didah-ahaz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">As we have previously mentioned</a>, Zaha Hadid is the latest victim of piracy in China, with a upcoming copy of her Wangjing Soho complex... scheduled to be completed before the original. NPR explores this issue with McGill architecture prof Avi Friedman.</p>