Auteur : Miguel Elosua

Killing Time

This photo was taken in November 2013 in Hechuan district, Chongqing. Farmers have been relocated and concentrated in a remote area with little or no public transportation (as of the date when the photo was taken).

Will urbanisation do away with nomads?

This photo was taken near Langmu monastery (Langmusi – 浪木寺) in April 2010. This area marks the administrative dividing line between the provinces of Gansu and Sichuan. According to the Tibetan division, however, the region belongs to Amdo, the easternmost Tibetan region, which covers part of Qinghai, part of Sichuan, and a small corner in southwestern Gansu, also known as Gannan (South Gansu).

A boy being photographed by his family, and a boy being abandoned by his family

The first photo was taken on 21 November 2014 in Pudong New District, Shanghai. The second was taken in Guangzhou, and was featured in an articled written by Alex Millson, and published by the South China Morning Post on 2 April 2014. They reflect two consequences of the CCP’s policies.

Urbachina’s WP5 workshop at LSE

Stephan Feuchwang, leader of Urbachina’s work package 5 « Urban development, traditions and modern lifestyles » organised a workshop at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 25 and 26 September to present their findings to a panel of re…

The race for expansion – Cerdá Year

Exactly 150 years ago, on the 7th of June 1859, the Plan for Reform and Development of Barcelona was approved. This was the work of one of Ildefonso Cerdá. The Plan is considered to be a pioneer in the development of modern urbanism.