Rebuilding China From The Ground Up

“Over the last five years [Ben Wood] has transformed himself from a successful Boston architect into a Shanghai powerbroker whose designs translate into billions of dollars in development. The profession’s big players are flocking to China to compete for commissions. Even the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has raved about the opportunities to be had. But Mr. Wood is one of the very few allowed to build whole neighborhoods without a local associate or a government institute to sign the construction documents.”