The Water Bench is a Dutch-Chinese innovation that puts the furniture to work during heavy rain, collecting rainwater to irrigate the parks they sit in during drier spells.
Recognizing that clothes fit people in different ways, China’s Vancl Star app enables users to view items worn by their fellow customers.
The New Century Global Center is now the world’s biggest freestanding building by floor space, offering hotel, shopping and entertainment facilities – as well as a giant artificial beach – all under one roof.
China’s GEAK has developed a ring that uses NFC to unlock the wearer’s smartphone only when they’re holding it.
The Didi Dache app gets passengers to bid a higher tip to increase the likelihood of securing a cab.
Yihaodian is launching augmented reality stores, which give customers the impression of a physical store while they browse on their smartphones.
The Chinese Thirst project has launched a new app designed for women who flush the toilet unnecessarily just to cover up embarrassing bathroom sounds.
FLOAT is an initiative to teach residents of Beijing how to build and use kites equipped with air pollution monitors.
The Archipelago Cinema by Beijing-based Buro Ole Scheeren consists of a mobile auditorium installed onto a group of rafts, enabling a movie experience in an open-air environment on the water.
Handsup.cn aims to hand power over to customers by asking them to recommend products they want to buy, as well as the price tag.