by Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Saturday 1 March 2014

Last year, we ran a post last year about the frighteningly dystopian abandoned spaces in China. The Kangbashi New Area district in the Inner Mongolian city of Ordos is one of these places, and writer Damon Richter has a fascinating first-person account on his blog — as well as many bewildering snapshots of the empty streets — of his recent visit there.