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Feng Shui (Kan Yu) and Architecture
International Conference in Berlin
editor(s): Reiter, Florian C.
volume: 38
pages/dimensions: VIII, 217 pages
language: English
binding: Book (Paperback)
dimensions: 17.00 × 24.00 cm
weight: 500g
publishing date: 03.11.2011
prices: 49,80 Eur[D] / 51,20 Eur[A]
ISBN: 978-3-447-06592-4
49,80 Eur

Feng Shui (Kan Yu) and Architecture, edited by Florian C. Reiter, presents the results of a symposium with the same title that in 2010 was held at the Chinese Department of Humboldt-University (Berlin). The symposium assembled a number of specialists in the fields of Chinese, Japanese and Korean studies and also architects from Australia, China, Europe, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, and USA. The interdisciplinary exchange of discourses on Feng Shui and its scientific impact on constructions and architecture as practiced today was the avowed purpose of the symposium. The results are presented in thirteen articles that range from aspects of Feng Shui and its reality in Berlin to theoretical excursions into numerology and other either practical or literary and abstract matters of Feng Shui, and also include religion (esp. Buddhism) with exploits of Feng Shui.
With contributions by G. Anders, O. Bruun, H. Choy, S.L. Field/J.K. and I. Lee, E. van Goethem, E. Kögel, M.Y. Mak, M. Paton, F.C. Reiter, A.T. So, Tsai Sueyling, Wang Yude, and Hong-key Yoon.