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8.6.10

Shanghai: two skylines

Old and new are juxatposed across the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China. There is the Bund skyline, composed of iconic buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries.


photo by choleric


And there is the Pudong skyline, whose towers were built in the latter 20th and 21st centuries.


photo by Franck


In fact, the Pudong skyline is only about 20 years old, as this before and after shot exhibits, courtesy of gizmode.com:




We won't dare pick favorites. It's one whole city, after all...

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