Not every building is as beautiful as the Palace of Versailles. Or blends into its surroundings as well as the Macallan Distillery. On the contrary, there are many structures across the world looking like outcasts that will fall apart during the next storm. In some places, they aren't isolated examples, either — even an entire neighborhood can be an abomination. And you can find them on r/UrbanHell.

It's a photography subreddit of "all the hideous places human beings built or inhabit." The online community invites everyone who wants to explore the darker side of the cities, towns, and villages in our shared world and welcomes any photos which show either ugliness, or a problem in urban development. Rural and suburban nightmares are also allowed.

Below you will find a collection of pics that perfectly describe what this subreddit is all about.

#1

The Annual Monsoon Ritual Of Mumbai's Ocean Giving Back What Has Been Dumped In It

The Annual Monsoon Ritual Of Mumbai's Ocean Giving Back What Has Been Dumped In It

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SlartyBlartFast
Community Member
1 year ago

If only nature could actually give back all the trash to us, maybe we will see the damage we are doing :(

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#2

Hong Kong Street Life

Hong Kong Street Life

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
1 year ago

Thats sad...

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About half of the global population already lives in cities, and by 2050, two-thirds of the world's people are expected to live in urban areas. But as you can see from some of the photos in r/UrbanHell, in cities, two of the most pressing problems facing the world today also come together: poverty and environmental degradation.

Bad urban development isn't just ugly aesthetics. It's also poor air and water quality, insufficient water availability, waste-disposal problems, and high energy consumption, all of which are exacerbated by the increasing population density and demands of urban environments. Strong city planning is essential in managing these and other difficulties as the world's urban areas grow.

#3

New Delhi - During Lockdown vs. Now

New Delhi - During Lockdown vs. Now

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SlartyBlartFast
Community Member
1 year ago

For a few months earth took a breath, then humans came back with a vengeance :(

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#4

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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SlartyBlartFast
Community Member
1 year ago

This image makes me anxious :(

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#5

Beirut Port

Beirut Port

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Cactus McCoy
Community Member
1 year ago

Is this the aftermath of that enormous explosion`?

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Some of the biggest problems caused by urbanization are:

  • Intensive urban growth can lead to greater poverty, with local governments unable to provide services for all people;
  • Concentrated energy use. It leads to greater air pollution with a significant impact on human health;
  • Automobile exhaust produces elevated lead levels in urban air;
  • Large volumes of uncollected waste create multiple health hazards;
  • Urban development can magnify the risk of environmental hazards such as flash flooding;
  • Pollution and physical barriers to root growth promote loss of urban tree cover;
  • Animal populations are inhibited by toxic substances, vehicles, and the loss of habitat and food sources.
#6

Uae Nad Al Sheba III Neighborhood

Uae Nad Al Sheba III Neighborhood

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James016
Community Member
1 year ago

That is really lifeless

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#7

It's Baffling How Fast It Changes

It's Baffling How Fast It Changes

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lunar eclipse
Community Member
1 year ago

Ewgh. These types of pictures make me feel depressed and anxious

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#8

Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India

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Sonja
Community Member
1 year ago

Excuse me...WHAT the...?!

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Solutions might include:

  • Combat poverty by promoting economic development and job creation;
  • Involve local community in local government;
  • Reduce air pollution by upgrading energy use and alternative transport systems;
  • Create private-public partnerships to provide services such as waste disposal and housing;
  • Plant trees and incorporate the care of city green spaces as a key element in urban planning.

Ultimately, cities can bring us obstacles and opportunities as well as freedom and captivity, and it's up to us to get the most out of them.

#9

People Offering Prayers At River Yamuna, India, Which Is Frothing From Industrial Waste

People Offering Prayers At River Yamuna, India, Which Is Frothing From Industrial Waste

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WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
1 year ago

And none of these fools has the sense to even consider that bathing in industrial waste speeds up your reincarnation process.

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#10

Hotel In Łodz, Poland

Hotel In Łodz, Poland

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
1 year ago

Its not a nuclear cooling tower. It is for a heating, electric and hotwater generating plant ( TETS in Russian) most are coal or gas powered and that is for releasing steam.

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#11

An Interesting Perspective I've Stumbled Upon In Macau A Year Ago

An Interesting Perspective I've Stumbled Upon In Macau A Year Ago

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Raven Sheridan
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

The difference between the have's and the have not's, in one photo.

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#12

Petare, Venezuela

Petare, Venezuela

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Sonja
Community Member
1 year ago

How people get in their "house" somewhere in the moddle of it?

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#13

Before And After A Desert Is Turned Into A Soulless Suburb Of A Desert. Jk, Its A Single Photo Of Arizona

Before And After A Desert Is Turned Into A Soulless Suburb Of A Desert. Jk, Its A Single Photo Of Arizona

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Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 year ago

The water waste hurts. Why do you want lawns in a desert? If you want green lawns, move to England (no offense, England. You have the rainfall, is all.)

Tiggy Darling
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm from England. No problem. Am typing this with one hand so I can hold my umbrella in the other.

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Sue Grigg
Community Member
1 year ago

A criminal waste of water.

Jennifer Philhower
Community Member
1 year ago

What?

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 year ago

For y’all wondering why we have grass in the desert: 1) It’s safer than dirt, gravel, and concrete for kids to play on. Especially during the summer in Phoenix when it’s 115F outside. That s**t burns. True story. 2) Protects paws when our doggos and kitties need to go outside during the summer. Again, 115F burns. 3) It helps detect and deter scorpions as they like to hide under rocks and in dark places. * With all that being said, Arizona does have a couple native species of grass that require minimal water. Kinda like a cactus. Most cities in the Phoenix metro area offer grey water irrigation. I irrigate every other month from March to November and my grass stays green.

Potato
Community Member
1 year ago

They also have natural wildlife that I'm sure benefits from plants

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CP
Community Member
1 year ago

If you want grass in your yard, don't move to a desert.

Potato
Community Member
1 year ago

Or pray you aren't born there, I guess

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Dana 2.0
Community Member
1 year ago

The lowest temperatures there are already around 95 F this early in the year, with the outside being literally unlivable most of the time. Arizona is not a place man was meant to inhabit.

Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 year ago

Man has been living in Arizona long before Jesus was born. The Native Americans pioneered sustainable agriculture practices that are still used today.

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Megan Romero-Herman
Community Member
1 year ago

Most of us have desert landscape, grass is not very common..

Rez Fidel
Community Member
1 year ago

Why is ist allowed to have lawns which are in need of massive watering in the middle of a f*****g desert? This is insane..

Eulalie Grace
Community Member
1 year ago

We lived in Tucson AZ for 15 years. We didn't see many lawns there. Phoenix has more lawns, and higher humidity. In all that heat ...

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Gabby M
Community Member
1 year ago

Hey, why hate on Arizona. The desert is full of life, just a different kind.

Josette Bergeron
Community Member
1 year ago

This is a boundary line to a reservation.

Daniel Marsh
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Urban nightmare? Large spacious homes, private yards, swimming pools... Anywhere but in the middle of a desert, I'd say it's what people used to dream of.

Jackie Porter
Community Member
1 year ago

I believe the land to the left of the picture is a Native American reservation but I could be wrong. I'm pretty sure I've seen this picture in other lists on Bored Panda

Jean Nielsen
Community Member
1 year ago

Why? Why do you think it's a reservation? Do you think that the people living on the reservation don't take care of their land? It's probably not. It's just undeveloped land.

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Diana Hockley
Community Member
1 year ago

When my husband and I were in the States in 2012, the first "outlandish" thing I came across was the loo at Los Angeles airport! It was full of water when I stepped into the cubicle. "OMG, it's blocked!!" A quick glance outside the door showed that there were no other loos available and I was busting! "Okay, I'll have to brave it and run before it pours over the top!" Flushed automatically - another shock - and the whirlpool took it all away! Here in Australia, we use a minimum of water to flush, but in the USA they allow the toilets to fill with water as soon as they are emptied! No wonder there is a huge shortage.

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
7 months ago

Oddly swimming pools are way worse. Most toilets in the US since I think the early 2000s have to be low-flow. The bowl looks full but that's your water. A couple liters a flush, rather than the old 3-5 gallon jobs.

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Farid Red
Community Member
1 year ago

The houses that facing the desert will have hard time in cleaning dust every hour.

Flexiegirl94
Community Member
1 year ago

At least there are trees this time..

LeighAnne Brown-Pedersen
Community Member
1 year ago

Brain..hurts… the neighborhood on the bottom left has no exit? Or am I not seeing it

Eden
Community Member
1 year ago

I zoomed in and couldn't find it either.

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Nick Kutzko
Community Member
1 year ago

I want to be in AZ simply NOT to have a damn lawn

Randi Lee
Community Member
7 months ago

Those are trees, not lawns....And obviously, we've cut our water usage by 50%.

LB
Community Member
7 months ago

"souless suburb" is the left's way of judging the fact that people still desire the American dream, with a home of their own and backyard... This modern engineering that allows us to build in the desert is a remarkable achievement. Don't choose it if you don't want it. But stop judging.

Altezzoso Burton
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I guess it must be fun in the heat, wasting precious electricity on AC that doesn't work, wasting future generations' water. But hey. You do you 🤷

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Daniel Duval
Community Member
8 months ago

This suburb doesn't look so sad and/or so boring to me...

Klaatu Verrata (Cough)
Community Member
8 months ago

The left is an Indigenous reservation. "Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation/Suburb, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2011” illustrates changes development reaps: The reservation at the left shows a barren, brush-filled expanse, a huge contrast to the crammed suburb, packed with curvy streets, cul de sacs, homes and pools."

Elizabeth
Community Member
9 months ago

The lack of a lawn to take care of was my dad’s favorite part about living in Arizona (it was literally all rocks and gravel with a couple of cactuses). He complains everyday about having to water the grass now that we’re in Texas.

Suzy the observer
Community Member
1 year ago

Meanwhile, some people have no access to clan water...

Nick Kulesa
Community Member
2 months ago

As an AZ native, PLEASE if the one on the right is what you desire, we don't CARE how much money you have, go BACK to California! And STAY OUT!

BlackDogsLivesMatter
Community Member
2 months ago

They sell fake grass and paint rocks green. If you want grass move to Oregon or somewhere. I live in Arizona on 3.5 acres. We got alot of rain (less than 10 days) in 2021 so I had alot of weeds grow and tree saplings. In 2020 I got no rain so many of my trees just feel over with the small roots exposed. I had a 20 ft almond tree blow away somewhere. I have no irrigation but I do fill my kiddle pools daily for my ducks and chickens and geese and use the old water for plants. Its probably not the best place for ducks but I love them so much. I just hope we dont his 119 degrees like last year when I lost six chickens that I loved so much. Its only going to get worse each year. I notice weather changes each year since I work outside.

Sophia Bowers
Community Member
2 months ago

😰

Juls Twombley
Community Member
2 months ago

Hurts to see

DSN
Community Member
7 months ago

Is this a state border or something? What the hell is this supposed to be suggesting? It looks to me like humans have been able to turn this desert into a habitable place. How is that not a good thing?

Altezzoso Burton
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I don't think it is sustainable. Grey water or not, there is drought. The AC will have to run 24/7, (and will fail half the time) and that often means no going outside. (I have lived in a very hot state before) That is not good for the environment, people's hygienic needs, people's pets' and people's hydration needs, or people's bank accounts. Think about scorpions and overheating gadgets. I think that, if we need to live in a desert the modern man method, we should only do it for one city and not anymore. That way, we can feel accomplished or whatever, and use the method to create a civilization if something happens to the rest of the land.

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Duane Johnston
Community Member
8 months ago

Those are trees. 99% of yards in Phoenix are colored gravel or pools. Only a very few plots of land have grass or gardens

Stella Southwick
Community Member
10 months ago

People living and thriving, awesome! The earth of for that. Its not a waste, its taking wasted land and making it live.

Susan Widomski
Community Member
10 months ago

I think the most of us have rock yards.

John Smith
Community Member
11 months ago

arizona real estate went insane, everyone moving out of california and las vegas

CbusResident
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

My fellow liberal-progressives: Stop building that housing!!! Also them: Why's there no affordable housing!?!?! And I grew up in a place some would call a 'soulless suburb of Columbus, Ohio,' but in our home in our 'soulless suburb' we had warm gatherings, holiday dinners, birthdays, graduations and funerals and all kinds of memories. The people who live in those houses in this picture probably wouldn't say they live in a 'soulless' community. And are you, my oh-so-precious-fellow-progressives automatically interesting b/c you live in an urban loft or urban something or other? That doesn't mean you're necessarily worthy or interesting.

April Pickett
Community Member
1 year ago

I understand the undeveloped portion is a Native American reservation.

myeviltwinbrother
Community Member
1 year ago

This much better use of land than to destroy fertile land that should be used for farming etc

Alex Travous
Community Member
1 year ago

If you zoom in you can see that most of the yards are actually rocks with trees. I grew up in Arizona and rarely did anyone have grass in their front yard.

A Shipper
Community Member
1 year ago

This looks like the Scottsdale neighborhood I used to live in. It was right next to the Pima Indian Reservation. It really wasn’t that bad and there wasn’t a lot of wasted water. We had a gravel front yard and so did most other people.

BlahBlahBlackSheepah
Community Member
1 year ago

Idk this doesn't bother me. Maybe it should. I don't know why desserts are important to maintain

Grant Barke
Community Member
1 year ago

I like it, its not the worst I've seen on here.

Gem Ini
Community Member
1 month ago

And we have the nerve to laugh at photo's of other countries. The sheer amount of energy and water it takes to make the desert livable is outrageous. And for anyone living there to complain about that cost, is equally outrageous.

Amber V
Community Member
1 month ago

I guess the benefits of it is at least they are bringing some greenery to the desert 🤷🏻‍♀️

Noah N
Community Member
3 months ago

most all of the green in the images are native trees that require no additional water. Many times they are thorn trees too. The rest of the landscape for areas like this is usually some kind of succulent or rocks. These areas are basically regreening the desert through active planting of sustainable local vegetation.

Altezzoso Burton
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Respectfully, I doubt it is sustainable due to drought seasons. Also, AC tends to be on constantly in order to avoid heatstroke, so no going outside most of the time, and no saving electricity. More sweating means more bathing, which wastes water. I have lived in very hot places before, by the way.

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Sar-kei Scyence
Community Member
3 months ago

I don’t see the joke from the caption, seems correct to me.

Azure Adams
Community Member
3 months ago

i think thats around chandler/ awatukee area

Joshua Marihugh
Community Member
3 months ago

I'd bet the part on the left is a Native reservation.

Marcin Klisiak
Community Member
3 months ago

This suburb looks quite nice. And as an added bonus, you can easily take walks into the wilderness just outside your house :)

Lilian Davis
Community Member
3 months ago

That´s a straight line...

MAKtheknife
Community Member
3 months ago

Should have left it a desert. God, this is ugly and I know people who live there.

Hughes H-4 Hercules
Community Member
4 months ago

Some of that is astroturf. At least it was where I lived in the desert in NM. The unis and govt used astro and most of the peeps used xenoscaping or astro

Carol Oneill
Community Member
4 months ago

So many artificial turfs are used.

Penny Harrison
Community Member
4 months ago

Natural landscape is Indian land next to Scottsdale AZ

Samantha Melvin
Community Member
4 months ago

Some Native plants in AZ are very green, eg., the Palo Verde (Spanish for green) trees. And, certain parts of the desert will be vibrant with color during monsoon season. Hills orange and green with California poppies. But I do agree that most lawns are wasteful unless very thoughtfully planned. As some people have stated, some homes and some communities utilize grey water. That’s what my family used when I was growing up in AZ.

G S
Community Member
4 months ago

My husband and built a beautiful home in this neighbourhood in AZ. My husband had lived in AZ before. I’m not a desert person. I have to have trees, real, not man made lakes, desert landscaping (rocks). Then we took a look around and realised they were going to build all the way out into the hills. That was 2004. Look at it now. They tore down orange and lemon groves, flower fields to do this. We sold the house at a profit and moved away and I am so happy we did.

Gary Carvella
Community Member
5 months ago

Why?

Maitheunicorn
Community Member
5 months ago

I actually like this photo..... Idk the US,but wow....Arizona sure has a lot of green and trees and looks very tidy/planned....

Jb Dean
Community Member
5 months ago

Easy to tell what side of the tracks you’re from!

N Withrow
Community Member
5 months ago

Where are they all coming from?!!!

Ms. Ladybug
Community Member
6 months ago

Spots shouldn’t be so crammed and over developed.. leave some natural area in between the housing smh! Destruction of nature!

Billy
Community Member
6 months ago

"You can't describe suburban sprawl in one picture!"

Billy
Community Member
6 months ago

suburban sprawl in a single picture

Roza Tyler
Community Member
6 months ago

At least now there's green!

Jonah Vancuran
Community Member
6 months ago

at least were finding ways to use the giant pit of sand. it does not to much environmental damage in general because the desert is big and it not inhabited by many creatures

Olive Adagio
Community Member
6 months ago

Ah, Arizona. Where the sun is too hot and people continue to be idiots like everywhere else on this planet,

e schwarz
Community Member
6 months ago

Lawns are so very arbitrary and stupid convention unless you really use them.

phil blanque
Community Member
6 months ago

It is sad that development has shifted from urban neighborhoods with high density residences, with stores, parks, and restaurants within walking distance to sprawling subdivisions that require people to drive everywhere. and they are not even natural, peaceful, or pretty. No green space.

Omima Miki
Community Member
6 months ago

like ants...

Fattz
Community Member
6 months ago

Looks really nice now. May as well make use of space.

Jeff Bunn
Community Member
6 months ago

Good point!! Why the heck are they trying to keep their lawns green when Lake Powell is drying up??? Their main source of fresh water is at it’s lowest of all time, and they have to have green lawns??? FOOLS!!! Tucson has sand lawns!! That’s what makes sense for the desert!!!

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
6 months ago

I see a lot of trees and maybe bushes, can't see lawns. Maybe too far away.

Tanya Henson
Community Member
7 months ago

I'm from the burbs. It looks a lot nicer than the barren dirt on the left!

Sheila Feig
Community Member
7 months ago

awful sf

Bobby
Community Member
7 months ago

"Find the difference" photo....

Why_is_life_?
Community Member
7 months ago

That’s, horrible. I bet people fight to not be on the left side of the car

Randi Lee
Community Member
7 months ago

We've obviously cut our water usage in half.

Rilie D
Community Member
7 months ago

it do actually be like this though

Leslie Hill
Community Member
7 months ago

I watched it happen in Las Vegas visiting from 1980- 2010. All the surrounding land is developed to the mountains. Before there was a huge circle of desert with all the wildlife. Burros, roadrunners! Wil E Coyote … beepbeep

De Tox
Community Member
7 months ago

There's more trees now at least and nice homes. Even in the desert you can get water from condensing the air. We just need to be smarter about living.

Klaatu Verrata (Cough)
Community Member
8 months ago

Anyone have the backstory on why they haven't developed the other side? Guess I'll look it up in Google lens.

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
7 months ago

It's a Native reservation.

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Mario Formicadae
Community Member
8 months ago

That actually looks kinda cool.

Carol Helander
Community Member
8 months ago

Is his Phoenix?

David Niño
Community Member
8 months ago

I don't think the future looks very promising in this part of world with no water

Mindghost
Community Member
9 months ago

Reached the end of the map

Yvonne Torburn-Clark
Community Member
9 months ago

Isn't there a humongous water table under there?

Amaani Singh
Community Member
9 months ago

Wha?!

Mishte Tine
Community Member
9 months ago

A before and after would look somewhat like this. I saw it happen. It was so fast.

Nikole
Community Member
10 months ago

So freaking wasteful

Thomas E S Thomas
Community Member
10 months ago

Wait a few years, the trees will be covering most of the homes. The right side will be around 30 degrees cooler on the hottest days. The changes the urban forest will bring to the desert nextdoor will also be amazing, bringing in plants and animals in abundance due to the perspiration of the trees. Look at Phoenix or Vegas.

Mariya Lastovkina
Community Member
11 months ago

Yes, the place before had a character. Now it is a cookie-cutter eastshore suburb forced upon the desert. Complete detachment from reality and violence to the nature.

Carole Gleed
Community Member
11 months ago

That’s why we’re green. or is it mould ?

Barbara L Bristow
Community Member
11 months ago

Why does anyone want a lawn, period ? The rolling prairie was way more beautiful

Michelle Brandt
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh wow, I thought this was a before/after photo!

Lynn Hudson
Community Member
11 months ago

Resources be damned! We want our grass!!!

JJ Buddhabrot
Community Member
11 months ago

Nothing soulless about this

Not PC
Community Member
12 months ago

Not kidding! It's true! We have enough deserts turned into water guzzling suburbs. This has to stop until we find a sustainable way. Mars doesn't count.

Warren Brown
Community Member
1 year ago

Well, look at the picture before this one, and you’ll appreciate why some people want to live in a desert!!

Judy Rahn
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks like someone drew a line and said 'this far and no further'

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 year ago

Like that one of New York with the street dissecting central park and the city

Cathy Carey
Community Member
1 year ago

LOL

Cathy Comfort
Community Member
1 year ago

Eh, don't worry, they can just keep draining the Colorado River to water their bright green foliage.

MAKtheknife
Community Member
1 year ago

So sad to see this type of urban sprawl.

Teresa Groth
Community Member
1 year ago

Most yards are covered with plain or colored gravel because you usually cannot afford the water payment to water the lawns! I lived there 30 years and I left because I love green terrain and tons of the green trees!

Not PC
Community Member
1 year ago

You were right the first time.

Osprey
Community Member
1 year ago

Years ago they should have put up a wall east of 75 in the Everglades.

Triv
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm getting Attack on Titan vibes.

Simon Smith
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Iam Suprised, Australia hasn't done that, l guess more people in America, l see it from a plane. How bare Australia is inland 🇦🇺😁

Joan Sewall
Community Member
1 year ago

On. And. On.

Mairlady
Community Member
1 year ago

Horrible!

mcmp
Community Member
1 year ago

how was the deser better??

Eileen Schwab
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, that's Camelback mountain viewed from the northeast. That's frightening, and I have relatives that live near there, although not in that type of soulless, crammed subdivision, thank heavens

Pablo CK
Community Member
1 year ago

Because if you plant enough plants and trees, the desert does not stay as a desert. Human activities can do good things, not only bad ones

Candia Lee
Community Member
1 year ago

If they are using AC instead of swamp coolers, they're devouring electricity at an enormous rate.

Hollysmom
Community Member
1 year ago

Looked much better ad a natural desert

Brandi VanSteenwyk
Community Member
1 year ago

Besides the heat, the other HUGE reason I will never live in central Arizona despite it being where my grandchildren reside: EVERYTHING is khaki, olive drab or adobe orange YEAR ROUND. I much prefer the ever-changing greenery on and above the ground here in Utah.

Katinka Min
Community Member
1 year ago

At least, they planted some trees.

Damon Tripodi
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow the haves and the have nots

Real Princess
Community Member
1 year ago

This must be Anthem & Norterra.

Patricia Tornborg
Community Member
1 year ago

This country has sold itself a constant repetition of The American Dream being a “Home of your own”! It’s not fair to then look at a place like this and call it SOULLESS....those are all dreamers in those houses, and to them, getting out of a city was important. The environment pays for follies like this, but people get their dreams!

Paul Z.
Community Member
1 year ago

😖

Hannah Edwards
Community Member
1 year ago

I’m sure with a little bit of research planners could design environment appropriate gardens.

Cinzabeary
Community Member
1 year ago

This is exactly how I envision Arizona. Both pics.

Camilla Koutsos
Community Member
1 year ago

At least in this one it's greener in urban hell than the pristine land is. Yes, I'm trying the glass half full approach.

Sunshine Sunshine
Community Member
1 year ago

Hmmm have you thought about the necessary irrigation? That will empty that half full glass pretty quickly

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Lara Verne
Community Member
1 year ago

Nobody can cross the line!

Jake Wheeler
Community Member
2 months ago

The thing is, with the greenery, is that urbanization creates oxygen in places that never used to create any. Is this good or bad? Is oxygen a greenhouse gas? Maybe not. Maybe making more oxygen is good.

Altezzoso Burton
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

We need to fix the oceans, stop polluting it with toys, chemicals, and cheap fragile items. The oceans are more important than even the rainforest. Also, as someone who lived in a very hot state, people can't go outside most of the time due to weather. While inside buildings or cars, AC must run 24/7. Are these ACs solar powered? If not, it is a part of the problem.

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Alex Ernst
Community Member
4 months ago

I hate suburbs

MDB
Community Member
4 months ago

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Sheila Murphy
Community Member
5 months ago

I spent about 10 minutes going over the picture on the right at the highest magnification I can coax out of my laptop. I couldn't find a single solar panel. Here they've got an inexhaustible resource....the sun.....and no one is using it. I was in Colorado a couple of times in the last 6 months. Same thing, Very few solar panels. We are idiots.

Cheryl C
Community Member
7 months ago

This is just wrong in so many ways. Just one is the way water is stolen from its natural home, leaving devastation and a destroyed environment behind.

Mickie Ramos
Community Member
8 months ago

A River...oh my bad; a HIGHWAY Runs Through It.

Shaun Coleman
Community Member
8 months ago

Why would they build a city in a desert? The US has plenty of land with water.

Andrea Bennington
Community Member
9 months ago

Phoenix is a Ghost Town that doesn’t yet know they are.

Jerry Cynova
Community Member
10 months ago

And when the water is gone? mc

Charmwashere
Community Member
10 months ago

Stop trying to make deserts green!! Ffs! and people wonder why we can't make due with the Colorado river during drought.

Mary Haynes
Community Member
10 months ago

and soon the left side will be like the right

Buzz Anderson
Community Member
11 months ago

Doing the same thing in Las Vegas. Greedy politicians and greedier developers are destroying the desert. I shouldn't talk but we DID move her in 1963 originally.

lemsip
Community Member
11 months ago

Traditionally people would settle near sources of water and towns and cities grew around major rivers. Why build a city in the middle of the desert where water is needed for drinking, cooking, bathing and manufacture and where the desert is constantly creeping in on the edges of the city? Los Angeles relies on water from melted snow in the Sierra mountains and the main river bed is usually dry.

Buzz Anderson
Community Member
11 months ago

We have the same problem in Vegas. Destroying the desert as other cities have over priced the ability to live in them.