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InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland: A Former Quarry Adapted as a Luxury Hotel — Urbanland

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— by Colin Galloway: The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel in China’s Songjiang District, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Shanghai, appears modest when approached from ground level because only two storeys project above ground and green roofs help them blend into the surrounding greenery. But when guests step inside the hotel—adapted from an abandoned quarry—they see the dramatic construction, attached to the rock like a hanging garden…

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June 3, 2019

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