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It might seem like a stretch to envision now—but we’re looking forward to exploring our new neighborhood in Qiantan this fall when NYU Shanghai’s new campus opens up. Swipe to see a few snapshots of the area taken before the recent lockdown.
We are grateful for the efforts of the 1,000 workers who have already completed 85% of the glass installation, air conditioning, fire protection, water supply, drainage, bridge and cable equipment work of our new home.
Click the link in our bio for a quick walk around the Qiantan neighborhood.
Photos by @thebingsting and Luona Xia.
Today marks the passing of spring into #summer, called Lixia (立夏) according to the traditional Chinese lunar calendar. It’s a season characterized by a rise in temperature, more rain and thunder, and plentiful harvests.☀️⛈️🌽🌾🥚👩🌾
“My family always has this tradition of parents or elderly preparing boiled eggs in knitted bags to hang over our children’s chests–this is symbolic of maintaining good health and preventing summer illnesses,” says Chinese Language Lecturer Gu Beilei who shared these photos from today with us. “We also cook tea eggs with dried tofu; it’s a traditional recipe I learned on Shanghai’s Yuyuan Road. From winter to summer we raise katydids, and now is the perfect time to enjoy their song.” ☀️🦗