A set of photos, which show the luxury interior decoration of the new library at the Xiang’an Campus of Xiamen University, has recently gone viral on the internet, sparking a heated discussion among netizens.
Some netizens said the glorious decoration of the library reminds them of a resplendent and magnificent Western-style palace rather than a university library, and some said the library is "Gaodashang," an acronym for "gaoduan (high end), daqi (classy), shangdangci (high grade)," which is used to describe something high-end and
An aerial view of the Xiamen University's Xiang'an campus
The construction of PhaseⅠof Xiamen University’s Xiang'an campus is progressing smoothly and is expected to be finished by the end of August. Nearly 10,000 teachers and students from 8 schools of the university are scheduled to move into the new campus this September, according to Xiamen Daily.
Located in the Xindian Town, Xiang'an District, to the south of Xiangshan Mountain, north of Xiang'an South Road, west of Shamei Viallage and east of Maolin Village, the Xiang'an campus will cover a total land
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Xiamen University's new campus in Xiang'an district on April 6, which coincided with the university's 90th anniversary.
The new campus is located in Xindian, Xiang'an, and is expected to cover an area of 243 hectares, making it larger than the university's main campus on South Siming Road. The first phase of the project will be completed by 2013. By then, the new campus will be able to accommodate 30,000 students. Some departments will be relocated there since September next year.
SOURCE: China Daily