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Speed of Urban Development

April 20th 2011 01:39
As reported on the WebUrbanist, in cities such as Dubai, Las Vegas or Shanghai the rate of change over recent decades has been jaw-dropping.
Below are some incredible contrasts which demonstrate the varying landscapes. Read the original article here.


change in Shanghai
Shanghai, China 1990 and 2010




rate of change in Dubai
Dubai - 1990 and 2003




Las Vegas, desert to mega city
Las Vegas, Nevada 1954 and 2009





how Tokyo has changed
Tokyo, Japan 1960s and 2010




fastest growing city in the world. Shenzhen, China
Shenzhen, China. The fastest growing city in the world.
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