Taken recently in Lixi Park, Wuxi. In the fg at left you can see the horse-head roofs, which are an old traditional design to prevent fires leaping from roof to roof. I like how the design has been incorporated into modern Chinese architecture as evidenced in the bg on the other side of the canal. They are also called 'wharf walls' & more info & pics here:
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Budapestman (82620) 2012-05-09 1:35
a beautiful photo of this building, the vertical composition is very attractive and I like the architectural details and the POV, superb shot, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
besnard (48755) 2012-05-09 1:39
L'ancien et le nouveau se marient bien dans cette composition. Le bâtiment ancien a beaucoup de cachet et une architecture intéressante.
Merci pour le partage et bonne journée.
npecanhuk (53861) 2012-05-09 2:21
Very attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition with those reflections on the water surface are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
jhm (122334) 2012-05-09 3:11
Indeed with a little bit fantasy see we horsehead in the roofs.
You chose an excellent angle, this care for depth and perspective, nice reflections too.
Composition and colors makes these picture attractive.
Very well done, TFS.
Miguel82 (7693) 2012-05-09 4:03
A very good example of chinese architecture
Good pov and colors
A well sharpened picture
Have a nice day
Sergiom (39122) 2012-05-09 4:44
Le quai offre une belle diagonale dans l'image , ce qui lui donne de la profondeur. Une belle architecture typique et bien préservée.
timecapturer (30226) 2012-05-09 4:46
never realised they were called that - see you learn from TE. Wonderful shot of them anyway with excellent composition and perspective to highlight their prominence perfectly. Fascinating.
Regards - Brian.
pierrefonds (48301) 2012-05-09 5:12
The reflections on the water are assets to the composition. The point of view is showing with pre3cision the details and colors of the architecture of the building. The late afternoon light is enhancing the colors. Have a nice day.
mohammad_H (6574) 2012-05-09 10:15
چشم نواز و دلنشین ازمعماری زیبا و با شکوه
با دیدن عکس شما احساس ارامش میکنم
مهندسی و طراحی بینظیر بابت عدم نفوذ رطوبت
وضوح و رنگ فوق العاده جذاب
تبریک بخاطر زیبایی کار
تشکر بابت عکس
شب خوبی داشته باشی
Eye-catching and pleasant Azmmary beautiful and majestic
I'm comfortable with your photos
Engineering and design for unsurpassed penetration of moisture
Superb clarity and color, attractive
Congratulations for the beautiful work
Thanks for the photos
Have a good night
rychem (9175) 2012-05-09 11:40
Interesting architecture details, I have never seen such roofs, very attractive
Royaldevon (17741) 2012-05-09 12:25
You have a lovely angle on this shot, producing a strong f/g triangle and guide lines which lead into a strong disappearing point within the frame. The red windows add a certain amount of vivacity whilst the reflections are a particularly interesting detail.
My warm regards,
aliabazari (10105) 2012-05-09 19:02
Beautiful architecture, lovely. A good combination.
emka (58024) 2012-05-09 23:57
Hi Chris, we have here canal, interesting horse shoe roof but no bridges this time. Interesting fireproof comnstruction.
dkmurphys (36727) 2012-05-10 5:04
Very fine atmosphere along the calm canals. I like the architecture and the colors. Well catch!
Didi (48880) 2012-05-12 4:14
Lateral perspective is a best way for showing architecture and buildings.
Very good lights ambiance.