Culture and architecture

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Western (Germany) house/ castle, roof slopes down

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Below: Hangzhou garden. In Chinese architecture with roof turned up curved ends.

Notice that rivers or passage ways in Chinese gardens, do not follow a straight path but are meandering. One is blocked from the view of what’s in front. Alluding to the philosophy of being indirect and allowing privacy to those who are on the same path

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Photo credit: Himself

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