more on urban villages (with pictures)!

Folks interested in high density living in Shenzhen’s urban villages have been creating some great images about how space works across different scales. Below, a sampling from around the globe. Follow links to reports.


From Li Zhang’s overview of urban villages, with a focus on Gangxia.

nantou village

The Ultratrajectories Project looks at Nantou.

nantou danxu

Danxu also looked at Nantou.


Richard Sa approaches Pingdi as Active Ground.


Fu Na and Chris Gee look at Caiwuwei, a postrural village.


And, of course, from Urbanus (who popularized the expression “urban village”) came a series of proposed interventions into BaishizhouFuxin, Gangxia, and Hubei,

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