Witness Chongqing Transform Before Your Eyes

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We were just stunned — stunned, I tell you! — by Tim Franco’s photos of the ancient city of Chongqing as it experiences a slow, yet massive transition into modernity. Old and new co-exist in a strange harmony while 30 million residents wade through lush, primeval forests, mega-skyscrapers, ultra-modern bridges, and medieval castles.

Check out the rest of the photos here at Buzzfeed, as compiled by Gabriel Sanchez.

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