Lesson 1: Coming to and Moving through the Villages

Visitors to foreign places can be accommodated in varying ways. This lesson focuses on the needs and experiences of visitors to Shilong and Metang.

Read/View:http://chinavine.org/2010/09/21/miaodanceperformanceatshilongvillage/

http://chinavine.org/2010/09/21/theximiao/

http://chinavine.org/2010/09/21/shilonglandscape/

Based on what you can tell from the film and images depicting Shilong and Metang on the ChinaVine website, how do you think these two villages have been rebuilt for the tourist experience? What kinds of issues do you think the architect had to consider in designing the tourist spaces? Write and draw your ideas. Post them to share with others.

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