Zhang Liang Gao discusses Chinese architecture in terms of “it’s form, color, its space, and its design idea.” He stresses the visual alignment of buildings throughout China and discusses buildings having a “background” and “foreground.” He highlights the stilt houses in the River Valley of Central China and explains their popularity as a defense against annual flooding. Gao talks about stilt and elevated houses in other parts of the world.
Video Archive | Beijing (3)
Zhang Liang Gao discusses Chinese architecture in terms of “it’s form, color, its space, and its design idea.” He shows photographs of the Forbidden City in Beijing and other buildings, stressing the richness of China’s architectural heritage. He discusses the importance of colors–red, blue, brown, and yellow green–in architecture
Wim Wenders describes the theme of the second part of his talk as “How Wrong Can You Go?” He discusses how his films relate to the future, and expresses his interest in science fiction. To illustrate this point, Wenders shows clips depicting locations including Berlin, Beijing, and Tokyo.