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”.
Ancient and Modern
THE ARCHITECTURE OF BEIJING
By Jordan LaBonte
WARD OFF EVIL, AND SYMBOLIZE GOOD FORTUNE
A hutong is a group of four houses centered around one courtyard.
Most Hutongs are traditional multigenerational one family.
Protection against war lords
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.
All water events at 2008 Olympics
What does Feng Shui literally mean?
Why are the roofs in Beijing curved not straight?
What kinds of things do the Chinese use to ward off evil and bring good fortune into their lives?
What are the names of some of the Olympic venues in Beijing?