• A man reads a newspaper in the "Living Water Garden" in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The garden is a park aimed at highlighting the importance of the relationship between man and water. 2010
  • A man sleeps in the "Living Water Garden" in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The garden is a park aimed at highlighting the importance of the relationship between man and water. 2010
  • A man with a mandolin in the "Living Water Garden" in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The garden is a park aimed at highlighting the importance of the relationship between man and water. 2010
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man sleeping whilst people around him watch the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man sleeping whilst people around him watch the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • A young Tibetan man embraces his yak on the shore of Qinghai Lake. Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland body of water lies at over 3000m on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The lake has been shrinking in recent decades, as a result of increased water-usage for local agriculture. Qinghai Province. China. 2010
  • CHINA. Shanghai. An elderly man walks past western-style buildings. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Olympic park. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man trying to catch a glimpse of the new Olympic park. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man climbs over a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Qianmen shopping district. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008.
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man peers through a fence, trying to catch a glimpse of the new Qianmen shopping district. In recent years construction has boomed in Beijing as a result of the country's widespread economic growth and the awarding of the 2008 Summer Olympics to the city. For Beijing's residents however, it seems as their city is continually under construction with old neighborhoods regularly being razed and new apartments, office blocks and sports venues appearing in their place. A new Beijing has been promised to the people to act as a showcase to the world for the 'new' China. Beijing's residents have been waiting for this promised change for years and are still waiting, asking the question "Where's the new Beijing?!". 2008..
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man users a hairdryer to help him cook Chinese kebabs in the shopping district of Xinjiekou . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A homeless man sleeping in Xidan subway station . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young man in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man using a cellphone in the shopping district of Xidan . 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man using cellphone in the street. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man selling goods in the Muslim district of 'Niu Jie'. 2005
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A man and his grandchild at an area where the elderly gather for morning activities. Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. An elderly man walks past western-style buildings. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man wearing a China shirt during the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man watching the opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics. 2008
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man collecting discarded water bottles from a bin for recycling, in the shopping district of Wangfujing, a popular place for spectators, tourists and athletes to visit during the Olympic Games. 2008
  • CHINA. A man eating during Chinese New Year in Ditan Park in Beijing.  Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important festival and holiday in the Chinese calendar In mainland China, many people use this holiday to visit family and friends and also visit local temples to offer prayers to their ancestors. The roots of Chinese New Year lie in combined influences from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religions.  2008
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