Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Politically correct buildings

Evidently, being avant garde is not politically correct in China. (And we now know the antonym for ethnocentric.)

In pictures: China bans 'bizarre' architecture
The Chinese government has issued a new directive banning "bizarre architecture", and criticising some of the "oversized, xenocentric, weird" buildings in the country.

China has seen a number of architectural gems springing up in recent years, including one building shaped like a teapot and another that has been likened to a pair of trousers.

Under the new directive, buildings are to be "economical, functional, aesthetically pleasing" and "environmentally friendly"…

Headquarters of China Central Television (CCTV)


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