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Chinese architecture topic of lecture

Published February 27, 2014

Beverly Foit-Albert, president of Foit-Albert Associates PC and a retired UB faculty member, will give a lecture on “Chinese Architecture: Linking Heaven and Earth” at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in 120 Clements Hall, North Campus.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of the UB Confucius Institute’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

Foit-Albert is co-author of the award-winning book “China's Sacred Sites,” which presents a vision of architecture as a harmonious interaction of human culture and the natural world, and explores how the wisdom of these ancient Chinese builders is relevant to today’s sustainable building practices, green design, ecological conservation and celebration of the natural environment.

For more information, contact the Confucius Institute at 645-7919.