25.03.2021 / Lin Huiyin’s Shadows and Stars. Portrait of a young woman between architecture and poetry in 1930s China


25 March 2021, 6 p.m. CET


China goes Urban – The City to Come


Politecnico di Torino and Prospekt Photographers, in collaboration with Tsinghua University and Intesa San Paolo, and organised by Fondazione Torino Musei


from 16 October 2020 – EXTENDED to 9 May 2021

The exhibition China goes Urban – The City to Come continues online through a rich programme of events.

On Thursday, 25 March, Marco Trisciuoglio, Professor of Architectural and Urban Composition at Politecnico di Torino and Southeast University in Nanjing will give a lecture about Lin Huiyin (1904-1955). The host will provide a brief biographical portrait of Lin Huiyin – today recognised as the first female Chinese architect – through architecture, photographs and references to her work in verse, marked by great attention to the Tang tradition.

The event will be visible on Zoom:

Detailed information and programme updates: