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  1. Ancient and Modern THE ARCHITECTURE OF BEIJING By Jordan LaBonte

  2. 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.

  3. “Evil things travel on straight lines”

  4. WARD OFF EVIL, AND SYMBOLIZE GOOD FORTUNE

  5. Ancient Hutongs Ordinary Wealthy A hutong is a group of four houses centered around one courtyard. Most Hutongs are traditional multigenerational one family.

  6. Walls Around Houses Protection against war lords

  7. 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.

  8. National Aquatics Center (Water Cube) All water events at 2008 Olympics

  9. Pangu Plaza

  10. What does Feng Shui literally mean?

  11. Why are the roofs in Beijing curved not straight?

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

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

  14. 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