Neat video illustrates how much Shanghai has changed over the years

Over the past thirty years, few cities have undergone the transformation of Shanghai—from flat city filled with greenery to mutant New York on speed and steroids. Claire and Max illustrate how much has changed in this neat video.

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They eliminated the current buildings from the skyline and then drawing them in and putting them back.

It's a pretty cool way to look at any city, especially one with so much growth like Shanghai The video is part of Claire and Max's Archi'llusion series.


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Shanghai is gorgeous at night, but the skyline during the day just looks exactly like what it is: an impulsively rushed and cobbled together bunch of ugly new buildings.