International Symposium on Kan Yu (Feng Shui) Architecture

June 8, 2010

The funding for the symposium has been approved so it will definitely go ahead.
Some of the world’s best Feng Shui scholars will be there and it is free and
open to the public, so please make it a date in Berlin. See you in November!

International Symposium Kan Yu (Feng Shui) and Architecture,
Humboldt University, Berlin.

Date: 09. – 11. November 2010

Hosted by
Seminar of Sinology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Supported by Gerda Henkel Foundation


09:00-09:45 Gyda Anders, Berlin: The impact of Feng Shui on Spatial Design and

10:15-11:00 Prof. Yoon H.K., New Zealand: A Cultural Ecology of the Geomantic
Landscape of the Sailing Boat

11:30-12:15 Prof. Ole Bruun, Roskilde- Denmark:

12:45-14:00 lunch

14:00-14:45 Howard Choy, Berlin- Sydney: Yin Yang Dialectics – a Feng Shui
way to make
sense of our environment

15:15-16:00 Prof. Dr. Florian C. Reiter, HU Berlin: traditional Feng Shui
writings and their

16:15-17:00 Prof. Stephan Feuchtwang, UK: Feng Shui in planning and
some bottom-up examples from southern Fujian


09:00-09:45 Dr. Stephen L. Field, USA Fengshui Numerology and the
Xianluo Key

10:15-11:00 Dr. Ellen van Goethem, Japan: The Four Gods in China and
Japan: A Comparative Analysis

11:30-12:15 Dr. Eduard Kögel, TU Berlin: Feng Shui and Yin & Yang in German

12:45-14:00 lunch

14:00-14:45 Prof. Dr. Lothar Ledderose,

15:15-16:00 Dr. Lee Sanghae, USA:
16:15-17:00 Dr. Eva Sternfeld, TU Berlin: The Capital as Design. Beijing
urban planning between Tradition and Transformation.


09:00-09:45 Dr. Michael Mak, Newcastle: A Study of Methodologies for
Scientific Feng Shui Research in the Built Environment

10:15-11:00 Dr. Michael Paton, Sydney: The Cosmology of Yang
Yunsong: is it
empirically based?

11:30-12:15 Dr. Albert So, Hong Kong: Case Studies based on Compass School

12:45-14:00 lunch

14:00-14:45 Prof. Wang Qiheng, Tianjin:

15:15-16:00 Prof. Wei Dong, USA: Chinese Traditional Architecture Cultural

16:15-17:00 Prof. Wang Yude, Wuhan:

Conference languages are English and Chinese

Venue: Humboldt-University, Berlin
Dorotheenstrasse 24,


5 Responses to “International Symposium on Kan Yu (Feng Shui) Architecture”

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  3. Anna Markovic Plestovic Says:

    Looks like a really great event. But, for those who would like and can not attend, will there be any available proceedings?

  4. Marlyna Says:

    I am interested in attending. Is there a contact person who can help me with accomodation? I would be coming from Vancouver Canada.
    The lineup of features and topics is very impressive.
    Thank you

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