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Swiss urban planner remakes São Paulo’s poorest neighborhoods

What does ‘Architecture for All’ mean in a city like São Paulo, the largest in Brazil? It’s home to a population of 20 million, one third of whom live in the shanty towns known as favelas. Fabienne Hoelzel, an urban planner from Switzerland shows us how São Paulo is improving living conditions in the favelas and what the locals are doing to help.

Is your city in need of a project like this?


Monday 07.11.2011 | 16:30



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