For a city as high on modern architecture as São Paulo, its newly found generosity of spirit towards its contrasting favela-studded landscape is a precious thing. The administration seems to be more accepting of the ...Read more
All kinds of serious problems are evident in irregular settlements, among them, the lack of infrastructure, poor environmental conditions in most dwellings, the lack of qualified public spaces, and lack of equipment and services. ...Read more
Entrepreneurship is a term that has always appeared associated with the promotion of socio-economic rise of individuals. It has been frequently mentioned on the social intervention agendas, especially in vocational training proposals and policies of ...Read more
The Mumbai chapter of the exhibition is a tribute to the city’s unplanned but economically productive neighborhoods. It focuses on its city-makers – the traders, the vendors, the masons, the carpenters, the contractors, the retailers and several others. It shows that in spite of the lack of investment from the authorities in providing basic support systems, such neighborhoods remain dynamic and constantly upgrade themselves through the efforts of each user. The exhibition documents and presents these processes and efforts in ...