Crumbling Brick Pagoda, China, Song Dynasty (AD960-1279).  Photo from 1860.

Crumbling Brick Pagoda, China, Song Dynasty (AD960-1279). Photo from 1860.

The temple was built employing the temple-style architecture of the Song Dynasty, which is characterized by roughhewn simplicity, harmony, and majesty. It is one of few examples of classical Song Dynasty architecture in Taiwan, and it boasts great structural complexity and a wealth of exquisite decoration. Each detail of the construction process - including assembly of forms, emplacement of reinforcing, and pouring of concrete - required meticulous calculation and checking, and the external…

The temple was built employing the temple-style architecture of the Song Dynasty, which is characterized by roughhewn simplicity, harmony, and majesty. It is one of few examples of classical Song Dynasty architecture in Taiwan, and it boasts great structural complexity and a wealth of exquisite decoration. Each detail of the construction process - including assembly of forms, emplacement of reinforcing, and pouring of concrete - required meticulous calculation and checking, and the external…

Kaifeng, Henan province, People's Republic of China. It was once the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty.

Kaifeng, Henan province, People's Republic of China. It was once the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty.

Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's #Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres (1.29 mi) long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge , literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters or 0.3 miles. It is a nationally protected historic site registered with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.

Anping Bridge is a Song dynasty stone beam bridge in China's #Fujian province. It is 2,070 metres (1.29 mi) long.The bridge is also known as the Wuli Bridge , literally Five Li Bridge because its length is about 5 li, where a li is about 500 meters or 0.3 miles. It is a nationally protected historic site registered with the State Administration of Cultural Heritage.

Daxiangguo Temple, Kaifeng | ... Ancient Kaifeng City (Tips) by Selina Ou on Nov. 14, 2013 in Kaifeng 0

Daxiangguo Temple, Kaifeng | ... Ancient Kaifeng City (Tips) by Selina Ou on Nov. 14, 2013 in Kaifeng 0

The Iron Pagoda of Kaifeng, built in 1049 during the Song Dynasty. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Iron Pagoda of Kaifeng, built in 1049 during the Song Dynasty. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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