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Pictures of Westlake Expo 1929

On 19, Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | In About Liu, Architecture, China, Renderings | By Jenn

As I promised in the blog. “Funny Thought of the Week“, here are some pictures of Westlake Expo 1929 of Grandfather’s renderings and actual buildings. I pulled them from the recent 400 page Westlake Expo picture book we acquired from China. Read more…

Returning To Paris!

On 12, Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | In Architecture, Family Story, Paris | By Gayook

I am having a hard time wrapping my head around the notion that we will be returning to Paris only a short two months from now. Back in February, when we were invited to display my father’s work at Cite de l’architecture & du patrimione in October, it seemed so far away.

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Funny Thought of the Week…

We just received a book from China! It’s a large, 400 page hardcover illustrated book with captions in Chinese and English about the Westlake Expo of 1929 recently published. (Thank you to our friend Tongrun!) Read more…

Lost Horizons: Art Deco Architecture of Singapore

On 15, Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | In Architecture, Design, Family Story, Paris | By Jenn

We will be participating in an exhibit in Singapore! And since Gayook lived in Singapore for over 6 months, this exhibit is doubly exciting for her. It gives her a chance to share her father’s work with her Singaporean friends and family. Read more…

Exciting News!

We have exciting news! This past week, our friend Jeff Cody returned from Paris where he picked up our first purchase of Liu’s work.  We find it fitting because about a year and a half ago we met Jeff at the Getty Institute, Los Angeles.

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Our Nanjing House Rediscovered!

On 29, Apr 2013 | One Comment | In Architecture, Family Story | By Jenn

Ok, so our Nanjing House Rediscovered isn’t quite accurate, we always knew it was there.

No.9, Yi He Lu (頤和路), Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China was built in 1935 as a part of the Capital Plan

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Lyon Library Research Results

Well we’ve been back for about a month now…has it really been that long?? We’ve been able to get back into the swing of things here in LA but we really miss Paris!   Read more…

We’re Exhibiting in Paris Fall 2013!

On 27, Mar 2013 | One Comment | In Architecture, Family Story, Paris | By Gayook

Surprise! We will be returning to Paris in October 2013.  We have been invited to display my father’s architectural designs at the Cite d’Architecture in their October 16, 2013 to February 17, 2014 Art Deco Exhibition,Art Deco style Made in France. Read more…

Paris Journal Update (Week 2)

We’re all feeling better so as promised, here’s the continuation of our Paris Journal Update (Week 2), a quick run down of our second week in Paris: Read more…

Paris Journal Update (Week 1)

Well I promised updates and some of you have read my mother’s blog so you know some of what has been going on in Paris.  We flew home safely this week and all immediately got sick and are still recovering!  But here’s our Paris Journal Update, a quick run down of our first week in Paris: Read more…