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Michelle Qiao

Michelle Qiao is a columnist of Shanghai Daily. She has initiated the column "history revisited" focusing on historical buildings in the city since 2004 which was well received from the readers and ended up into the book "A Walker's Guide".  Contact her at: michelleqiao@shanghaidaily.com

Hudec delivers one of his best designs for the silver screen

ARCHITECT Laszlo Hudec’s most difficult project in Shanghai has to be the Grand Theatre. More than 70 years later it gave architects a challenge once again when they tasked with restoring it in 2007.

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History of old Bund building revived in rare photos

THE former British Consul General’s house in Shanghai was an unattractive cement building sprinkled with tiny beds and implements of punishment when project manager Yang Lei first surveyed it for renovation 10 years ago.