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plodder
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Ghost cities

Post by plodder » Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:33 pm

They've now blowing up unneeded housing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn1egrjMoD8&t=117s

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Re: Ghost cities

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:57 pm

I saw this book shortlisted for the Wainwright prize, on the topic of abandoned cities and their ecology. Looks pretty cool.

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/book ... -cal-flyn/
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Re: Ghost cities

Post by jaap » Wed Sep 22, 2021 6:45 pm

plodder wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:33 pm
They've now blowing up unneeded housing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn1egrjMoD8&t=117s
I think these buildings were owned by the rather troubled Evergrande company, and it seems likely we will hear more about that in the future.

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