Art Deco in China

 

On a recent visit to China I saw this nicely balanced combination of traditional Chinese architecture and Art Deco detailing in Hangzhou. The sculpted relief has a distinctive Chinese flavour while the vertical stacked elements are classic Art Deco which all combined to give a very clean and modern look.

Chinese architecture with Art Deco trim

Chinese architecture with Art Deco trim

Detail of relief sculptured panels

Detail of relief sculptured panels

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