Drum Tower

Imperial dragon patterns

Beijing’s Vanishing Heart

This past weekend, we sat down with journalist and photographer Jojje Olsson to talk about a bit of Beijing’s heritage. _____ In 2007, Jojje Olsson came to China. He’d just won a university competition, and...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Beijing’s Drum and Bell Tower area spared from demolition

It appears that one of our favorite historical spots in Beijing, the area including the Drum and Bell Towers and surrounding hutongs – often referred to as the Gulou area – will be spared from demolition....
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