America’s Oddly Beautiful Suburban Sprawl, Photographed From The Sky

Urban sprawl is the type of thing you tend to forget about if you’re living in it, except maybe when you’re stuck in traffic inching home after work. But it does a lot more than cause road rage: Sprawl also makes us fatter, sicker, and poorer, and it’s the source of half of the country’s household carbon footprint. In a series of photos taken over seven years, now published in a new book called Ciphers, photographer Christoph Gielen shows a different perspective on sprawl, intended to get more people to question typical patterns of development.

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I don’t know where you get the idea that taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay for anything of which they disprove. (Beat.) Lots of them don’t like tanks. Even more don’t like Congress.
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Powerful Nature: Photography by Francisco Negroni

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