• CHINA. Beijing. A family stand in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A woman walks amongst the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A man sleeps in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A car drives through a hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district that has been earmrked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A mannequin lies in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) off the main Wangfujing shopping street, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The wealth gap in China is huge as a woman scavenges for food in a bin in an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Niu Jie district, earmarked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. Children play in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. The ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Dongzhimen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A young boy practiced writing English in a hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district that has been earmarked to be destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A homeless woman sits in the ruins of an old hutong (traditional home) in the central Qianmen district, destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A digger clears the remnants of an old hutong (traditional homes) in the Qianmen district, destroyed to make way for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. Family moving possesions prior to their home and 'hutong' being destroyed to make way for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A playing card lies in the ruins of an old hutong (tradtional homes) destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Beijing. A shopfront window daubed with the Chinese charcter 'chai' (circled), meaning destruction/destroy in the central Qianmen district, being destroyed to make may for new developments aimed at modernising the city for the 2008 Summer Olympics. 2005
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. Traditional housing in the backstreets of the city. Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. The 'old town' of Shanghai is slowly being redeveloped as prime real estate is converted into more modern developments. 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. Shanghai. The 'old town' of Shanghai is slowly being redeveloped as prime real estate is converted into more modern developments. 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.
  • New developments loom over the remaining traditional buildings in Zijun village, home of the Samatao minority.
  • Local men toast one another during a lunch. The red alcohol which they consume is a home-brewed 'moonshine' made from a traditional Chinese medicinal plant called wuweizi that is harvested from local forests. These men claim that consumption of alcohol is good for the stomach and liver. Pingwu County in Sichuan Province, south-west China.
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