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Ancient and Modern. THE ARCHITECTURE OF BEIJING. By Jordan LaBonte. Feng Shui. An ancient Chinese system aesthetics believed to use the laws of both heaven and earth to help one improve by receiving positive qui. “Evil things travel on straight lines”.

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The architecture of beijing

Ancient and Modern

THE ARCHITECTURE OF BEIJING

By Jordan LaBonte


Feng shui

Feng Shui

  • An ancient Chinese system aesthetics believed to use the laws of both heaven and earth to help one improve by receiving positive qui.


Evil things travel on straight lines

“Evil things travel on straight lines”


Ward off evil and symbolize good fortune

WARD OFF EVIL, AND SYMBOLIZE GOOD FORTUNE


Ancient hutongs

Ancient Hutongs

Ordinary

Wealthy

A hutong is a group of four houses centered around one courtyard.

Most Hutongs are traditional multigenerational one family.


Walls around houses

Walls Around Houses

Protection against war lords


National stadium birds nest

National Stadium (Birds Nest)

Olympic stadium in 2008

Birds nest is cuisine delicacy

$423 million to build

A reference to cut work ceramics and a vessel to hold people.


National aquatics center water cube

National Aquatics Center (Water Cube)

All water events at 2008 Olympics


Pangu plaza

Pangu Plaza


The architecture of beijing

What does Feng Shui literally mean?


The architecture of beijing

Why are the roofs in Beijing curved not straight?


The architecture of beijing

What kinds of things do the Chinese use to ward off evil and bring good fortune into their lives?


The architecture of beijing

What are the names of some of the Olympic venues in Beijing?


Bibliography

Bibliography

http://bellespics.eu/keyword/suzuki%20550e/

http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/China/photo943935.htm

http:// arts.cultural-china.com/en/84Arts6063.html

http://www.lotusinstitute.com/bagua.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_National_Stadium

http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/olympiccities/beijing/n214259359.shtml

http://www.chinaeconomicreview.com/hotels/2008/08/27/pangu-plaza-may-be-worlds-most-mysterious-and-expensive-residence.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_National_Aquatics_Center


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