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Ilha Pura (Pure Island): 3 square miles under total control

Lúcio Costa, the architect and urbanist who died in 1998, creator of Brasília’s pilot plan, would applaud wildly. For him, it was a sort of Manifest Destiny that the city of Rio de Janeiro should expand westward and occupy the West … Continue reading

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