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Top architects’ school work on display

DESIGN MASTERS:Among National Cheng Kung University’s graduates are Taipei 101 designer Lee Tsu-yuan and the nation’s first female architect, Wang Hsiu-lien

By Jake Chung  /  Staff writer, with CNA

The works on display show the intricate and exquisite details painstakingly drawn by hand, Fu said, warning that an overreliance on computers can sometimes have the adverse effect of technology leading the student’s hand.

Fu said that many US universities forbid freshman students from using computer-generated graphics for their works, while Cheng Kung has continued its sketching classes and course on Song Dynasty calligraphy to help train students.

Aside from the exposition, the school has also setup a cross-generational platform on which it hopes architects of all ages can converse with each other, give tips, or learn a few new tricks.

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