Feng Shui and the City – The private and public spaces of Chinese geomancy


Madeddu, Manuela and Zhang, Xiaoqing (2021) Feng Shui and the City – The private and public spaces of Chinese geomancy. Palgrave, pp. 1-158. ISBN 978-981-16-0846-9

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Abstract

Feng Shui and the City analyses the past and contemporary influences of traditional geomancy on Chinese built environments across three domains: domestic spaces, spaces of commercial development and the public realm. Using Lefebvre’s notion of absolute and abstract space—spaces of ‘symbolic existence’ and ‘everyday life’ versus spaces of domination and control, it tracks evolving attachment to, and use of, Feng Shui in Guangdong and Hong Kong. The book seeks to understand the changing role of Feng Shui in modern urban development and its regulation, and to question what constitutes authentic Feng Shui today.

Item Type: Book
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2020 08:14
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2023 05:39
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-0847-6
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3102506