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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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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.
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 Protection against war lords
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) All water events at 2008 Olympics
What kinds of things do the Chinese use to ward off evil and bring good fortune into their lives?
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