Images of Urban Change

When I see something interesting shared on Twitter I favourite it; and then go back to look at it later.

I have a found a couple of images on Urban Change that would be useful starting points for lessons:

Shanghai 1990 & 2010 Although the image quality is not great this is still a very powerful image to illustrate the process of Urban Growth.

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Canary Wharf UnderConstruction

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Construction of the Docklands Light Railway:

The BBC also has on their website a fantastic slideshow about mapping Africa’s largest slum, Kiberia. Some really powerful images.









Categories: Geography