Ahmedabad, population 5 million, a vast and legendary city of excess and abundance, doesn’t easily open up. Only at nightfall was Frédéric Delangle able to enter into its silence and near meditative calm, a brief moment of serenity when the modern world grants a few hours of rest before the dawn for a new day of madness. Stopped in its tracks, the city reveals the magnificence and splendors of a bygone era, where the abandoned buildings in the historical city center—19th century wooden houses and superb Anglo-Indian Art-Deco architecture—are gradually giving way to new concrete and metal structures.
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