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This picture shows a model of the Meiquan 22nd Century building in China's southwest Chongqing on January 3, 2012. Already famed for fake designer bags and pirated DVDs, imitation in China may have reached new heights with a set of towers that strongly resemble ones designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. It could rank among the more flagrant ripoffs in a country already notorious for imitating foreign products without permission -- but the developer of the Chongqing project, Meiquan 22nd Century, has denied any copying. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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This picture shows a model of the Meiquan 22nd Century building in China's southwest Chongqing on January 3, 2012. Already famed for fake designer bags and pirated DVDs, imitation in China may have reached new heights with a set of towers that strongly resemble ones designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. It could rank among the more flagrant ripoffs in a country already notorious for imitating foreign products without permission -- but the developer of the Chongqing project, Meiquan 22nd Century, has denied any copying. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Date created:
January 03, 2013
Editorial #:
158899358
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AFP
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This picture shows a model of the Meiquan 22nd Century building in... News Photo 158899358Building,Century,China,Chongqing,Construction,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Model,Picture,ShowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture shows a model of the Meiquan 22nd Century building in China's southwest Chongqing on January 3, 2012. Already famed for fake designer bags and pirated DVDs, imitation in China may have reached new heights with a set of towers that strongly resemble ones designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. It could rank among the more flagrant ripoffs in a country already notorious for imitating foreign products without permission -- but the developer of the Chongqing project, Meiquan 22nd Century, has denied any copying. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)