Rebuilding Liaocheng | Yamashita | SupChina

Rebuilding Liaocheng

Workers tear down and rebuild an area near Guangyue Tower, seen here in the background. It is the symbol of Liaocheng City in Shandong Province. Built in the year 1374, it is also one of China’s 10 most famous ancient towers, along with Wuhan’s Yellow Crane Tower and Yueyang Tower in the city of the same name.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.