Seeing double: what China’s copycat culture means for architecture

An alpine town, the Eiffel Tower, the whole Manhattan skyline … China is replicating the world's architectural gems. But now Zaha Hadid would like it to stop Copycat blob …The Meiquan 22nd Century building under construction in Chongqing. Photograph: Str/AFP/Getty Images With its soaring church spire, pastel-coloured chalets and splendid lakeside location, Hallstatt looks every [...]