INDEX
Abbas, Ackbar, 24, 225
Abramson, Daniel, 236, 264
‘‘Adding One Meter to an Anonymous
Mountain,’’ 182
Advertising, 1, 6, 14, 23, 68, 130, 134–
35, 149, 193, 270, 283–99, 303, 304,
307, 338n21. See also Neon signs;
Shopwindows
Aerial shots, 172, 176, 204–6
After Separation (Xia Gang), 178–79
Aiqing malatang (Spicy Love Soup), 270
Aiqing wansui (Vive l’amour), 21, 192,
201, 208, 210, 211, 219
Ai Weiwei, 290
Alienation, 10, 11, 193, 201, 209, 220,
221, 227, 242–43, 244, 248, 263, 270,
272, 276
Alley of Three Families (Wang Weiyi), 228
Altar of Heaven (Beijing), 31, 32, 33, 36,
100, 119, 129, 131, 134, 135, 136, 147
Amnesia: collective, 205, 330; facilitated
by demolition, 7, 192, 204, 207, 219–
20, 225, 227, 259–61; posttraumatic,
222, 243, 257; slowed down by film,
220, 227, 254, 266, 275
Angel Sanctuary (Kaori Yuki), 215–17
Animation, 256, 302, 304, 308, 309
Apartment blocks (jianyilou), 130
Architecture: as cultural heritage, 23,
99–100, 105, 108, 113, 119, 194, 212,
253, 269, 281, 292, 295, 303, 304; of
modern hotels, 119, 231; ‘‘new archi-
tecture in Chinese classical style,’’
194; as prestigious profession, 195; in
Taipei, 207; vernacular, 1, 4, 28, 43,
69, 100, 105, 112, 225, 236, 252, 281,
286. See also Courtyard houses; Ur-
ban planning
Architecture and visual practices: bill-
boards, 135, 149; blueprints, 13, 17,
97; brand-name, 283, 298, 299; CAD
(computer-aided design), 256; down-
scaled models, 96; exhibitions, 141,
149, 289, 311n13; floor plans, 96;
landscape design, 134, 137, 146, 173,
209, 303; maquettes, 96, 97, 126,
136, 149, 150, 214, 222, 303; minia-
ture models, 99, 149, 150, 299, 300,
301, 303; model projects, 130, 131,
147, 148–49; new practices, 1, 135,
141; onscreen portrayal of, 16–17, 96,
229–31, 284; as part of stage design,
55, 96, 97, 135, 147; vistas, 44, 48, 49,
125, 133, 134, 135, 252. See also Adver-
tising; Public art
‘‘Art world,’’ 3
Asian Games (Beijing, 1990), 124, 129,
133; Asian Games Village, 130, 258,
259
As You Wish (Huang Jianzhong), 228–
29
Auteur cinema, 192, 203–4
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