Vivian Huang

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Ears of Ancient Chinese Terra-Cotta Warriors Offer Clues to Their Creation

Technology yields new insight into how a Chinese emperor produced an army for eternity within his tomb.<p>China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was a man haunted by death.<p>In 246 B.C. the adolescent ruler commissioned a massive tomb furnished with everything he'd need for the next life, including an …

A Bad-Ass Bentwood Job, to the Tune of Bach: Inside NYC's Steinway & Sons Piano Factory

Now that you've checked out our series on wood movement, you'll understand why Steinway & Sons air-dry their wood for a year, then kiln-dry it. …

Piano

Barefoot Luxury Living in Cape Town

Antoni Associates was approached by a young family looking to relocate from the bustling city to a more relaxed life in the country. The family …

In the Japanese town of Konagai in Nagasaki you will find along the road some juicy #bus stops, built in shape of strawberries, melons, watermelons, oranges and tomatoes.

The Proper Way to Store Food in Your Fridge - CHOW Tip

Take A Tour Of China's New Donut-Shaped Hotel

And now China has entered the running for crazy hotel design, with the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, a donut-shaped hotel that's located in the city of Huzhou, near Shanghai.<p>Designed by Beijing-born architect Ma Yansong, the 27-story arched structure looks like a horseshoe, but is actually …

Dining Rooms

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …