Recent work: Tianjin – a city that paved and sold its soul


Workers look for salvageable materials in rubble caused by the destruction of hutongs, or traditional Chinese residential alleys, in central Tianjin, China, to make room for modern high-rise building construction.

I’ve uploaded a small selection of work from Tianjin, an ultra-modern and constantly under-construction city just south of Beijing. The city has demolished and rebuilt itself with a fervor even greater than pre-Olympics Beijing. The hutongs are gone, the residents have been pushed to the suburbs, and shopping rules the nightlife. The photos can be seen over in the recent work section of this site.

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