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Chinese Landscape [Broadband Recommended]

ablarc

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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

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Forbidden City, Beijing

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Forbidden City

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Great Wall

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Natural?

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Monastery

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Modern Chinese Landscape by Turenscape, Landscape Architects, Beijing

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Another kind of Chinese Landscape

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Shenzhen
 

gct13

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

The first "Monastery" picture is stunning.
 

mendelman

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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)
 

ablarc

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A Shopping District in Shanghai

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What’s that in the background??

Diverse Examples of the Chinese Landscape in Shanghai

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

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The New Chinese Landscape

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Photos by DowntownDave, September 2002.
 
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