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.

Original Source: http://chime.in/user/AngelaHe/chime/73286567210958848 

Canary Wharf UnderConstruction

Orginal Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25347284@N04/4359614600/sizes/l/in/set-72157623148352281/

 

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.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12164081