Sun Belt Sprawl Images

The New York Times has recently showcased the work of photographer Christoph Gielen, who used aerial photography  to examine the pattern of development in new planned communities around Phoenix, AZ and Las Vegas, NV. He also photographed some of the many prisons around Phoenix. His work raises fascinating about the types of communities being created. What is it like to live in these mazes? What do the prisons say about our society?

The article is here.

The slide show is here.

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