Diychica’s Blog

Photo Gallery: Modern Ghost Towns

Posted on: May 28, 2012

Urban researchers in Berlin are exploring an eerie phenomenon — the modern ghost town.

From a deserted Cypriot holiday resort to a brand new Chinese city devoid of inhabitants, they are asking why people abandon their communities and exploring the stories that make these empty places so compelling. Ghost towns are not only the result of deindustrialization, though. Human error and conflict can also rob a community of life. Former Cypriot beach r



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