New apartment blocks in Guangzhou. Photos: Matjaz Tancic; An Ge; Thomas Bird; Corbis

Goodbye old Canton: Guangzhou is booming, but at what cost to the people who live there?

As tower blocks replace its villages, Guangzhou has become unrecognisable to many locals. But is the flood of development worth it, asks Thomas Bird

Topic |   LIFE
New apartment blocks in Guangzhou. Photos: Matjaz Tancic; An Ge; Thomas Bird; Corbis
READ FULL ARTICLE