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    Chinese Landscape [Broadband Recommended]

    CHINESE LANDSCAPE

    China is starting to look more like other places, as limited access highways and skyscraper skylines become the norm. Traditional Chinese landscape is retreating to preserves. These are often islands of tranquility.

    Beauty may be a cultural prejudice, but few people would find most of these images displeasing, regardless of their background:

    The Summer Palace, Beijing









    Forbidden City, Beijing





    Forbidden City





    Great Wall



    Natural?



    Monastery















    Modern Chinese Landscape by Turenscape, Landscape Architects, Beijing















    Another kind of Chinese Landscape


    Shenzhen

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    ablarc what can I say... I very much enjoy your posts.

    The first "Monastery" picture is stunning.

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    Excellent Images Ablarc.
    And what a riot of colors.

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    that last pic is amazing - Now, that is DENSITY!!

    That level of unit density is too much for even me.

    Is the ground permanently dark??



    (copied the pic for my files)
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Every day is today. Yesterday is a myth and tomorrow an illusion.

    You know...for kids.

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    A Shopping District in Shanghai












    What’s that in the background??

    Diverse Examples of the Chinese Landscape in Shanghai








    Ah yes, that other Chinese landscape we all know and love.



    The New Chinese Landscape




    Photos by DowntownDave, September 2002.

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