Alle Einträge vom 18.2.2008

Dougong style

Monday, 18.2.2008

China unveils grand pavilion at 2010 World Expo “… The dougong style features wooden brackets fixed layer upon layer between the top of a column and a crossbeam. This unique structural component of interlocking wooden brackets is one of the most important elements in traditional Chinese architecture. Dougong was widely used in the Spring and Autumn Period (770-467 BC) …” (Xinhua).


580m – Planned skyscraper to dwarf Pudong giants

Monday, 18.2.2008

“… 45 percent owned by the Shanghai Chengtou Corp, a municipal government-backed conglomerate investing in city-infrastructure construction …”.Quelle: Xinhua


Calling home, iPhones get smuggled back to China

Monday, 18.2.2008

Von David Barboza. Quelle: IHT.


A postmortem revival for China’s acclaimed author Zhang Ailing

Monday, 18.2.2008

Nachtrag. Von Sheila Melvin. Quelle: IHT.