Photography

Marta Bausells and the readers of Guardian Cities collaborated to create a list of top Instagram photographers from around the world.
Apr 4, 2014   Guardian Cities
The city of Detroit is increasingly characterized through imagery of its abandoned and decaying buildings. This piece from <em>The New Republic</em> says it's time to stop.
Jan 24, 2011   The New Republic
This post from <em>Business Insider</em> collects satellite imagery and pictures of ghost towns in China.
Dec 23, 2010   Business Insider
This collection of photographs from <em>Smithsonian</em> documents the construction of the recently opened bypass bridge at the Hoover Dam.
Dec 17, 2010   Smithsonian
Modesto, California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the U.S. This collection of photography documents the city's abandoned homes.
Dec 10, 2010   Telstar Logistics
This slideshow from <em>Design Observer</em> takes a look at New Deal-era utopian cities as they exist today.
Nov 25, 2010   Design Observer
This photo slideshow from <em>Places</em> offers a look at the city of Berlin and the fast pace of change underway there.
Nov 14, 2010   Places
After a trip through Eastern Germany in 1990 photographing blasted out buildings from World War Two, photographer Stefan Koppelkamm's second trip ten years later revealed vastly renovated places -- to his disappointment.
Oct 1, 2010   Der Spiegel
Writing in <em>The New York Times</em>, Geoff Manaugh looks at Christoph Gielen's aerial photography of urban development and sprawl.
Sep 20, 2010   The New York Times
<em>Wired</em> presents a slideshow of photography exploring the booming Chinese city of Chongqing -- the fastest growing urban center in the world.
Aug 27, 2010   Wired
This slideshow from <em>Dwell</em> gives a sneak peek at a new group art exhibit in New York that documents contemporary land use in America.
Jul 22, 2010   Dwell