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Like many Chinese administrations, it looks like a middle age castle. The building shape conveys: mystery, power, hierarchy. Most important official have their offices on the higher floor.
In fact universities renovated and all followed this model. All Chinese universities I know built a high building for the administration. The staff has its office in the different floor: the higher, the more important.
In a near future some lucky or clever people will develop the electronic stamps.
Administration take a break from 12 to 15pm.
The officers have lunch in nearby restaurants. They can also invite in these restaurant. Many administrations have now their own restaurants.