urban development

Future Imperfect
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‘Future Imperfect’

In a not too distant future, the world will be a huge waste dump. A short scifi video about our experience in China.

In a not so distant future people will be produced in large quantities in factories. Sometime some people don’t pass the quality control. Video by Matteo Damiani, 2017 song: Pogo the Clown (Felix l’Amour), recorded in Kunming, China, 2010.

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Topic: Science Fiction video in China,China Science Fiction,Robot Chinese Science Fiction,dystopian video,China dystopian scifi video,China dystopian future

Urban Development in Post-Reform China
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Urban Development in Post-Reform China

Radically reoriented under market reform, Chinese cities present both the landscapes of the First and Third World, and are increasingly playing a critical role in the country’s economic development.

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Gated Communities in China
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Gated Communities in China

Moving beyond conventional accounts of gated communities and housing segregation, this book interrogates the moral politics of urban place-making in China’s commodity housing enclaves.

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A portrait of the jailed Wukan village chief Lin Zuluan is displayed by protesters outside China Liaison Office in Hong Kong
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Chinese villagers describe police beatings in ‘wild crackdown’ on protest

WUKAN, China (Reuters) – Residents of a Chinese village once seen as a cradle of grassroots democracy were in shock on Wednesday after a “wild crackdown” by police in clashes with protesters which they said led to about 70 people being detained.

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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

Sanya slum
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The demolition of the largest slum in Sanya, the desolation of the people

In Sanya, began the demolition of Phoenix Village (Fenghuang Town), a large slum on the outskirts of Sanya, in the tropical island of Hainan, leaving … Read more