Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet
Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet
Chinese history

Beijing’s Old Summer Palace: computer modelling brings back to life imperial garden destroyed by British and French troops

  • Virtual reality has recreated the pinnacle of Chinese imperial garden and palace design
  • Retired Tsinghua University architecture professor says digital recreation restores razed cultural landmark to former glory

Topic |   Chinese history
Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet
Old Summer Palace ruins, in Beijing, in China. Picture: Steven Ribet
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