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Chinese street children
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110 kids: photo project on Chinese Street Children

Most of the shots were taken in the narrow streets of Kunming, many of those streets no longer exist, having been wiped out and demolished by bulldozers. Now, where the children portrayed in the photos lived and played, there are construction sites, luxury buildings and shopping malls.

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urban villages in China
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City Eraser: the demolition of an urban village in China

Kunming, China.

Every day, millions of square meters of old slums are torn down to make room for luxury condos and shopping malls.

Although these neighborhoods are demolished, people try to lead a normal life.

A video showing the demolition of urban villages in China.

If you are interested in this topic, please check China Suburbia, a photo project on urban development in China.

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Video by Matteo Damiani | www.china-underground.com
Music by Felix l’Amour

topics: Chinese urbanization, urban villages, ghost cities in China

lost-cities-Ghost Town in China
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Lost cities, Temporary Ghost Town in China

Night images of a district in Kunming, Yunnan, about to be destroyed.

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