Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro urbanization

Where is Morar Carioca?

If you are one of this city’s 1.4 million (22% of the population) who live in a favela, if you work as an architect, urbanist or social scientist, or are simply a concerned carioca, now may well be the perfect … Continue reading

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The enigma of the favela by Luiz Fernando Janot

Herewith an English translation of an article appearing on O Globo’s opinion page Jan. 28 2012 by a top urban planner and architect in Rio de Janeiro. He’s the first to come out publicly and question the delay in the … Continue reading

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