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China short-listed for 94 awards

Chinese projects are shortlisted in virtually every one of 39 categories of prizes at this week’s awards.

The world’s biggest architecture festival starts on Wednesday in Amsterdam.

It will showcase the best in new buildings and urban design across 39 categories.

More than 500 projects have been shortlisted for awards, and the country with the most is China.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Beijing.