The images in CITY are presented through their longitudinal locations – jumping from north to south and travelling through time zones – thereby revealing surprising contrasts and startling juxtapositions. They take us from bathers in Varanasi in India to the slums of Nairobi, from the train carriage homes of Barda in Azerbaijan to the steaming baths of Budapest and beyond

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A boy plays basketball in the Bayanzürkh district of Ulaanbaatar.


On the surface, Ulaanbaatar, San Francisco, Calais and Jerusalem could not be more different – but for the people squeezed out by political upheaval or prohibitive rents, the urban 21st century looks disturbingly uniform. The Guardian’s Oliver Wainwright takes a look at four very different cities that share a common urban 21st experience of dislocation and resilience

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