Corners expressed I

Outer walls and moat of Nijō Castle. The raised corner used to house a five storey tower which served as a look-out in 1750 but was not rebuilt. (Built from 1601 to 1626 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, founder of the Edo Shogunate). Kyoto, Japan, 2004

Corners expressed II

Corner of the three-tier marble terrace leading to the Hall of Preserving Harmony in the Forbidden City. (Built from 1406 to 1420). Beijing, China, 2007

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