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The rooftop of this Buddhist temple features intricate details of dragons painted in vibrant colors. These figures are traditionally used to decorate Chinese imperial roof tops, and it shows influence here towards temple designs. In historic China, the color yellow and the dragon figure is reserved for the emperors only. Here in Taiwan, such restriction obviously does not apply. 

Photographed with the Canon EOS 7D + Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L. Processed in Lightroom 5. 

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佛寺蹲獸 Chinese imperial roof decoration (roof-figures) of a Buddhist temple / 台灣台北 Taipei, Taiwan / SML.20140210.7D.51740
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25th April 2017 by Myfanwy

We’re currently in Florence, Italy, where TICTeC, the Impacts of Civic Technology conference, is in full swing. But as if that wasn’t exciting enough, TICTeC will be hitting Taipei for a spin-off event later this year. TICTeC@Taipei, hosted by the Civic Tech Fest, will run on 11 and 12 September: you can expect the same…

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Camp Digitial 2017

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Our Better Cities Product Manager, Matt, will be speaking at the Camp Digital conference in Manchester. You can see more details about the event here:…