Thursday, October 27, 2011

Capturing Sao Paulo's Sidewalks

via Sustainable Cities Collective

Just as a flaneur in Hong Kong would be remiss in his or her explorations without looking up into the density of urban life that occurs in skyscrapers and apartment towers, looking at the ground offers a glimpse of art, utility and public works in a city — from manhole covers and street gravel, to sidewalk collisions of color, texture and pattern.

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Inequality and Urban Shrinkage: A Close Relationship in Latin America

A Car Becomes a Weapon in Brazil; Pedestrians Shortchanged in Detroit

Brasilia, Brazil: economic and social costs of dispersion

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