Mike McSwain http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport architects navigate Chinese business customs http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-architects-navigate-chinese-business-customs <p>Shreveport architect Mike McSwain has sought&nbsp;out design work in China over&nbsp;the past two years. He says courting clients there&nbsp;is steeped in&nbsp;ancient tradition and feels like a social&nbsp;test. Fri, 11 May 2012 14:32:21 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 11080 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport architects navigate Chinese business customs Shreveport architecture firm seeks work in China http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-architecture-firm-seeks-work-china <p>China&#39;s booming economy has&nbsp;one Shreveport architecture firm expanding its horizon,&nbsp;taking on large&nbsp;commercial design&nbsp;projects a world away in&nbsp;Beijing and Chengdu.&nbsp;Mike McSwain says he hopes to open a satellite office&nbsp;in Chengdu&nbsp;to help manage&nbsp;the workflow of Chinese projects.&nbsp;His firm is currently designing&nbsp;a senior citizen&nbsp;housing project in Beijing and a&nbsp;research park in&nbsp;Chengdu. Thu, 10 May 2012 13:37:31 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 11019 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport architecture firm seeks work in China