Forbidden City
Temple of Heaven
Culture Street
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Lao She Tea House
Shanghai
Zhouzhuang
Suzhou Museum
© Suzhou Museum
Beijing Urban Planning
Exhibition Center
Great Wall
Yuyuan Bazaar
Concert in the Modest
Administrator's Garden
The Sino-Brazilian Academic Exchange, in partnership with the Brazilian Institute of Feng Shui, held the Workshop
on Ancient and Contemporary Chinese Architecture, which afforded participants the opportunity to study with
Chinese professors who are specialists in this area, experience an immersion in this extraordinary ancient culture
and become familiarized with ancient and modern Chinese architecture. This seventeen-day program took place
in 4 cities: Beijing, Suzhou, Zhouzhuang and Shanghai.

May 31
Visit Confucius Temple
Visit Culture Street
Visit the Grand National Theatre and Tiananmen Square












June 1
Visit the Museum of Architecture
Visit the Beijing Urban Planning Exhibition Center

June 2
Visit the Great Wall (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Visit the "Commune by the Great Wall"
Visit the Olympic Game venues: "The Bird's Nest" & "The Water Cube"

June 3, Lectures

June 4, Lectures

June 5, Lecture & technical visit to Summer Palace

June 6, Technical visits to Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

June 7, in transit to Suzhou

June 8, Visit Suzhou Museum & Suzhou Silk Museum

June 9, Lectures

June 10, Lectures

June 11, Lectures & technical visit

June 12, Lecture & technical visit












June 13, Visit the water village of Zhouzhuang & transfer to Shanghai (visit Xintiandi)

June 14, Visit Shanghai Museum & Shanghai City Planning Museum











June 15, Visit to the Yuyuan Bazaar, transfer to airport

June 16, Arrive in Brazil
PROGRAM
Workshop on Ancient and Contemporary Chinese Architecture
May 30 - June 15, 2008, China
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Shanghai City Planning Museum
Suzhou Museum
Shantang Road
Shantang Canal
Grand National Theatre, "The Egg"
"The Bird’s Nest"
CCTV Television Tower
Confucius Temple
Date
Time
Theme
Professor
3
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “The Philosophical Foundations and a Brief
History of Feng Shui, including the principal Chinese
Schools of Feng Shui”
Qiao Qingju, Ph.D.*
  14:00-17:00
Lecture: “The Cultural Significance of the I Ching and its
Relationship to the Ancient Capital of Beijing”
Han Zenglu, Ph.D.**
4
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “Forms, Numbers and Philosophical Theories in
the Constructions and Ceremonies in Beijing”
Han Zenglu, Ph.D.
  14:00-17:00
Lecture: “Discussion on the Contemporary Value of
Chinese Feng Shui Theory”
Han Zenglu, Ph.D.
5
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “The Theory of Qi in Feng Shui” & “General
Aspects of the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven”
Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.***
  Afternoon
Technical visit: Summer Palace
Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.
6
Morning
Technical Visit: The Forbidden City
Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.
    Technical Visit: The Temple of Heaven
Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM
BEIJING
*    Qiao Qingju, Ph.D.
• Director of Research, Chinese Bureau of Scientific Research on the I Ching, Beijing
• Professor, Chinese Philosophy Department, Nankai University, Tianjin
**   Han Zenglu, Ph.D.
• Vice-Director, Chinese Bureau of Scientific Research on the I Ching, Beijing
• Researcher, Urban Research Institute, Beijing Institute of Engineering and Architecture, Beijing
• Member, Academic Committee, Internation Institute of Eastern Research, Beijing
*** Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.
• Dean of the School of History and Culture, Huazhong University of Fine Arts, Wuhan
• Specialist in Chinese Mystery Studies
SUZHOU
****  Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.
    •  Director, National Institute of the History of Chinese Philosophy, Suzhou
    Dean and Doctorate Supervisor, Institute of Political Science and Public Administration, Suzhou University,
    Suzhou
    Post-gradutate Professor in Landscape Architecture, Suzhou University Design Institute, Suzhou
    Consultant, Suzhou Landscaping Bureau, Suzhou
    Professor, Suzhou University Chinese Culture Institute, Suzhou
    Master Degree Supervisor, Department of Ancient Chinese Culture, Suzhou University, Suzhou
Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.
• Director, National Institute of the History of Chinese
Philosophy, Suzhou
• Dean and Doctorate Supervisor, Institute of Political
Science and Public Administration, Suzhou University,
Suzhou
Cao Lindi, Ph.D.
• Professor of post-graduate program in Lanscape
Architecture at the Suzhou University Design Institute,
Suzhou
• Consultant, Suzhou Landscaping Bureau, Suzhou
• Professor, Suzhou University Chinese Culture
Institute, Suzhou
• Master Degree Supervisor, Department of Ancient
Chinese Culture, Suzhou University, Suzhou
Han Zenglu, Ph.D.
• Vice-Director, Chinese Bureau of Scientific
Research on the I Ching, Beijing
• Researcher, Urban Research Institute, Beijing
Institute of Engineering and Architecture, Beijing
• Member, Academic Committee, Internation
Institute of Eastern Research, Beijing
PROFESSORS
Qiao Qingju, Ph.D.
• Director of Research, Chinese Bureau of Scientific
Research on the I Ching, Beijing
• Professor, Chinese Philosophy Department,
Nankai University, Tianjin
Author of a variety of works, including:
Research on Chinese Philosophy and
Culture
Author of diverse works, including:
The History of Chinese Philosophy
Author of numerous works, including:
A Comparison of Chinese and
Japanese Botanical Gardens
Author of many works, including:
The I Ching and Architecture
BEIJING
SUZHOU
Author of many works, including:
The Mysteries of Feng Shui
Wang Yu-De, Ph.D.
• Dean of the School of History and Culture,
Huazhong University of Fine Arts, Wuhan
• Specialist in Chinese Mystery Studies
Date
Time
Theme
Professor
9
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “The Foundations and Development of the I
Ching”, Part 1
Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.****
  14:00-17:00
Lecture: “The Foundations and Development of the I
Ching”, Part 2
Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.
10
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “The Philosophical Perspective of the I Ching”,
Part 1
Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.
  14:00-17:00
Lecture: “The Philosophical Perspective of the I Ching”,
Zhou Kezhen, Ph.D.
11
9:00-12:00
Lecture: “Traditinoal ARchitecture of Suzhou”
Cao Lindi, Ph.D.*****
  Afternoon
Technical visit: Suzhou Urban Planning Exhibition Center &
Ping Jiang Historic Street
Cao Lindi, Ph.D.
  9:00-12:00
Lecture: “The Feng Shui of the Classical Gardens of
Suzhou”
Cao Lindi, Ph.D.
  Afternoo
Technical visit: Lotus Garden
Cao Lindi, Ph.D.