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rs of black glass on diamond-shaped steel beam▓s bend toward each other and are joined at the top by a sloping horizontal section that ra▓nges from nine to 14 stories. It looks like a pair of bermudas, and Chinese have dubbed it "Big Shorts." Not everyone likes the city's chan▓ging look. "Most of the venue designers a▓re foreign, and th

ey don't know Chinese culture well enough," says Zhang Song, a professor in the college of architecture and urban planning at

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Tongji University▓ in Shanghai. "They tended to focus m

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