10 minutes from the CBD (ongoing)

23 images Created 12 Jun 2016

Baiqiangzi 白牆子, just 10 minutes’ drive from the CBD in Beijing, is a ”village in the city 城中村” surrounded by modern urban constructions. This is an unique phenomenon that formed part of China’s urbanization.

This kind of urban villages are commonly inhabited by the poor, disabled, migrant workers and newcomers to the city attracted by cheap accommodation. Beijing, China, 2016
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