June 19, 2011, 9am PDT
A year after taking a look at the new but empty cities being created in China, <em>Business Insider</em> takes a trip back to see what's changed in those brand new and unoccupied cities.
Business Insider
April 23, 2011, 5am PDT
This video from <em>VBS</em> follows photographer Donald Weber into the exclusion zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, where he documents the aftermath of the evacuation.
March 10, 2011, 10am PST
A new book of photography compares the legacies of two modernist cities: Brasilia and Chandigarh.
January 24, 2011, 9am PST
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.
The New Republic
December 23, 2010, 5am PST
This post from <em>Business Insider</em> collects satellite imagery and pictures of ghost towns in China.
Business Insider
December 17, 2010, 11am PST
This collection of photographs from <em>Smithsonian</em> documents the construction of the recently opened bypass bridge at the Hoover Dam.
December 10, 2010, 7am PST
Modesto, California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the U.S. This collection of photography documents the city's abandoned homes.
Telstar Logistics
November 25, 2010, 1pm PST
This slideshow from <em>Design Observer</em> takes a look at New Deal-era utopian cities as they exist today.
Design Observer
November 14, 2010, 7am PST
This photo slideshow from <em>Places</em> offers a look at the city of Berlin and the fast pace of change underway there.
October 1, 2010, 7am PDT
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.
Der Spiegel
September 20, 2010, 9am PDT
Writing in <em>The New York Times</em>, Geoff Manaugh looks at Christoph Gielen's aerial photography of urban development and sprawl.
The New York Times
August 27, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>Wired</em> presents a slideshow of photography exploring the booming Chinese city of Chongqing -- the fastest growing urban center in the world.
July 22, 2010, 6am PDT
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.
June 19, 2010, 9am PDT
Eric Fischer uses Flickr geodata to visualize where photos are taken in cities, and by whom. The result is a colorful divide between tourists and locals in a variety of cities around the world.
The Map Room
June 5, 2010, 5am PDT
More than 100 photographers were set out on the streets of New York as part of a six month project to document the changes the city has gone through over the past decade.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 8, 2010, 1pm PST
A picture's worth a thousand plans - at least when it's a "photo-realistic visualization." Designer Steve Price's detailed 3D flash animations show towns what empty streetscapes and drab buildings could look like with a little bit of planning.
January 29, 2010, 9am PST
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> profiles architectural photographer Iwan Baan, whose style differs from the status quo to emphasize the urban and social context of the buildings he's photographing.
The New York Times
January 16, 2010, 7am PST
<em>Metropolis</em> presents a slideshow of photographs by artist Christoph Gielen, who photographs suburban developments from a helicopter.
May 23, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>A provocative new exhibition at the New York Public Library challenges new bans on taking pictures in public space, and proposes the idea that photography is in some ways an exercise of eminent domain.</p>
The New York Times