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August 3, 2010

The way we build and organize our communities is constantly changing. On a global scale, more of us are living in urban areas now than rural. Here is an interesting selection of photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand that tells the story of our growth.

Suburbs, Copenhagen, Denmark

suburbs, Cape Town, South Africa

Gullholmen, Sweden

Changping district, Beijing, China

Denver, CO, USA

ruins of the medieval city Shali, Egypt

favelas in Rio de Janeiro

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

all photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Check out more of his incredible series “The Earth from Above

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  1. August 7, 2010 4:27 pm

    Great pictures! They tell a fascinating (and scary) story.

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