15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Hangzhou is a city of contrast. Established in the 6th Century AD, this city has always been a beacon of technological development in China; since serving as the capital of the Song Dynasty in the 12th Century it is now home to tech giant Alibaba. The image intends to capture Hangzhou's rapid transition from a leader in globalization then, to one now; framed by the juxtaposition of engineering feats old and new.
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||Nov. 27, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
||Canon PowerShot G16