This constructions reminds of Japanese architecture as well as the buildings of Le Corbusier: his Cite’ Radieuse in Marseille for instance. East and West.
East and West: in chinese: “dong’ and “xi”. The two characters together make “dongxi” which means “thing”. In China things were bought on markets were things from the East and the West were brought together.
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