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About Lakshmi Rebecca This is Lakshmi Rebecca. Thanks for visiting this page and for the soft corner you’ve got for Chai with Lakshmi! This Online Show is my attempt at Digital Publishing – one that is rooted in India and its urban idiosyncrasies. More about me: Apart from producing, directing, and presenting Chai with Lakshmi, I Anchor events and produce videos for other online publishers. Thanks to everyone who makes this show happen and – in varied ways – influences who I am. Enjoy your #chaitime with one of our webisodes! Lakshmi Rebecca Dessiner avec des cartes Matthew Cusick réalise ces images en découpant et en collant des morceaux de cartes pour créer ces dessins.

Urban-Think Tank - Interdisciplinary Design Studio The philosophy of U-TT is to deliver innovative yet practical solutions through the combined skills of architects, civil engineers, environmental planners, landscape architects, and communication specialists. In 1993, founded U-TT in Caracas, VZ, and in 1998, joined as co-director. Since 2007, Brillembourg and Klumpner have taught at Columbia University, where they founded the Sustainable Living Urban Model Laboratory (S.L.U.M. Lab), and since July 2010, they hold the chair for Architecture and Urban Design at the Swiss Institute of Technology, ETH in Zürich. Operating with offices in Caracas, São Paulo, New York, and Zürich, U-TT is positioned to serve clients and work on projects all over the world. View selected client list View U-TT approach to work Download Urban-Think Tank portfolio (2.87MB) Download Urban-Think Tank CV (158KB)

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Essays | South America Conference | December 2008 Extremes of wealth and poverty in São Paulo, as is often cited by this image of the Paraisópolis favela sitting cheek-by-jowl to gated complexes of wealthy Morumbi, only partially capture the city’s deep inequality. One of the most iconic views of contemporary São Paulo, commonly used in international publications dealing with the city, is a picture in Morumbi showing the favela Paraisópolis on one side of a wall and a luxury building with tennis courts and one swimming pool per balcony on the other. However, the scholarly literature on the city and several of its main instruments of urban policy insist on another image: one that contrasts a rich and well-equipped centre with a poor and precarious periphery. Undoubtedly, São Paulo has always been a city marked by sharp social inequalities. São Paulo is a complex city that will not be captured by simplistic dual models: neither of the proximity nor of the distance of its opposed social groups.

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy > Home Welcome to the webpage of the research program "Megacities - Megachallenge" Megacities - according to various definitions cities with more than 5, 8 or 10 million inhabitants - are particularly important in the global urbanization processes. They are results of globalisation and are subject to global ecological, socio-economic and political change. Reciprocally, they are also determining factors of global change due to their global outreach and high developmental dynamics. New are not only the unprecedented dimensions of their quantitative growth, the high concentration of population, infrastructure, economic power, capital and decision-making as well as the extreme, sometimes self-reinforcing acceleration of all development processes. Megacities are a fundamentally new form of urban socialization of the 20. and 21. Informality. Informality must be understood as a basic principle of urban live, economy and policy.

2010 Student Awards | Tactical Operations in the Informal City Award of Excellence Andrew Christopher tenBrink, Student ASLA, Harvard University Graduate School of DesignFaculty Advisor: Christian Werthmann Close Me! Close Me! 13 students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design developed, with the assistance of São Paulo’s Social Housing Agency Sehab, design tactics for the 30,000 person favela, Cantinho do Céu, in the South of São Paulo. Informal urbanism is the dominant mode of development in the fastest growing cities of the world. In the last few years, discourse about the informal city has increased at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard through the Dirty Work research initiative (led by John Beardsley and Christian Werthmann). The test site at hand was chosen because it is one of the most striking examples of the complex environmental and infrastructural conditions in São Paulo. The answers that the 13 students who participated in this study have given are optimistic.

Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) "To enrich the nation with technology-enabled policy options for equitable growth." The Geography of Transport Systems The mobility of people, freight and information is fundamental to economic and social activities such as commuting, manufacturing, distributing consumption goods, or supplying energy. Each movement has a purpose, an origin, a potential set of intermediate locations, a destination. Transport systems are the support and driver of this mobility and are composed of infrastructures, modes and terminals. This system enables the socio-economic life of individuals, institutions and corporations. The third edition of The Geography of transport systems maintains the overall structure of its predecessors, with chapters dealing with specific conceptual dimensions and methodologies, but the contents have been revised and updated. Like the previous two editions, the third edition is articulated along two core approaches to transport geography, one conceptual and the other methodological. DO NOT COPY, REDISTRIBUTE OR TRANSLATE THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE.