An unoccupied and abandoned shopping mall in Dongguan, Guangdong Province

Unreal Estate and China’s Collective Unconscious

An unoccupied and abandoned shopping mall in Dongguan, Guangdong Province

Although there is no shortage of successful shopping malls in China, the phenomenon of so-called “ghost malls” is not uncommon due to overdevelopment and poor planning. 

Dongguan, Guangdong Province, 2013