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Standardized Propaganda Units: No. 3 Elevations

Major collection: Architecture & Design
Named collection: Student Thesis Drawings Collection
Object type: architectural drawing
Maker: Pei, I. M.
Date made: 1940
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 26 in x 34 in
Plan type/view: elevation

"This thesis proposes the construction of a network of pavilions across the Chinese countryside to host traveling exhibitions, theatrical performances, and film screenings for refugees fleeing war. Directly addressing the Chinese Civil War, this thesis advocates using architecture to promote patriotism, recreation, and education in a time of national crisis."


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