Feature - Chengdu Panda Generation
The panda is a prominent symbol in the city of Chengdu. Approximately 80% of all wild pandas in the world can be found in the surrounding Sichuan province. This emblematic figure has also recently become associated with the city’s economic growth and luxury consumption. A colossal panda sculpture designed by Lawrence Argent can be spotted in Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, the city’s core business and retail center.
This high-end retail landscape is crowded by a creative class of young artists, fashion designers, stylists, and musicians who have emerged from the Chengdu’s reputation of laidback tolerance....