Double Take series: Chinese Dreamland / Double Happiness & Director Q&A, 16th Dec 2015
Co-organiser / Name of Participant(s)
Zhang/Tang (UK/ Austria)
Double Take is a 3-day event which examines the pervasive practice of architectural mimicry in the residential real estate sector in contemporary China. The event will explore how this phenomenon shapes the meaning of the home, and its impact on the formation of architectural identities from Mainland China to Hong Kong and the wider Chinese diaspora. Day Two: Film Screening of Double Happiness by Ella Raidel, which examines the culture of copying through the Chinese reproduction of Hallstatt, an idyllic Austrian village. This is followed by David Borenstein’s Chinese Dreamland, and a Q&A session with Ella Raidel.