China, in Chinese, is known as 中国 (Zhōngguó - "the Middle Kingdom"). 
This series explores cultural preservation, and the sometimes startling juxtaposition 
of ancient and modern, within China, as well as Chinese communities overseas.
("within the kingdom")

View from Ruiguang Pagoda in Suzhou, China.
View from Beisi (North Gate) Pagoda in Suzhou, China.
Left: Pedestrians entering ancient city gates of Suzhou, China.
Right: View over West Lake in Hangzhou, China.
Street view in modern-day Hangzhou, China.
A quintessential Chinese classical garden in Suzhou, China.
("outside the kingdom")
Traditional festive lanterns in Singapore.