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Inside Nature, there is Man; inside Man, there is Nature

Ma Yansong “Shanshui City” Exhibition from June 7th to 10th at Wuhao, Beijing Chinese architect Ma Yansong, 38 years old, and clad in black, talks easily about his new project “Shanshui City”, which means City of Mountains and Rivers. His exhibition of architectural models is set in a lush garden of a courtyard house in [...]

People’s Photo Festival

  Surrounded by ancient city walls dating back to 1370s in central China, this year’s 13th Pingyao International Photography Festival opened on September 19 thru 25. Despite large-scale destruction of historical sites during the Cultural Revolution and beyond, Pingyao is a rare jewel that has succeeded in preserving intact the Ba Gua pattern (eight trigrams in Taoism) for its city layout. [...]