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The Way of Building: The Art of Architecture in the Forbidden City

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Location:East Prospecrity Gate (Donghua men)

Dates: 2015-10-10 through *

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[Take a virtual tour of the exhibition]

The special exhibition consists of four units: “Planning and Design”, “Interior Decoration and Design”, “Tilework and Design” “Colored Painting and Design”.This gate tower exhibition showcases exquisite architectural components, pressed models by Chinese Architect Family Lei, and design drawings; a pathway to the rooftop is also built to provide a close-up view of the structural components and colored paintings. Meanwhile, the city wall between the Meridian Gate and the East Prosperity Gate is also open to the public, offering a fabulous aesthetic experience of the architecture; the southeast corner watchtower is now accessible, so is the beauty of its brilliant structure, which is also brought to view via digital production The Corner Watchtower

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