Posts tagged Vila Kennedy
Click here for original article in Portugese in Vila Favela.
Technology plays an ever greater role in our lives: the fact that you are reading this now attests to this. Nowadays, we immediately turn to the Internet for answers to so many questions. As a matter of fact, when you’re done reading this I’d like you to enter the name of the place mentioned in the title of this article in your favorite search engine. Never been to Vila Kennedy? I invite you to get to know this place. Vila Kennedy will celebrate its 49th anniversary on January 20th, also the feast day of Rio de More >
Housing rights activists today defend the practice of on-site upgrading of informal communities—as opposed to evicting them—on the basis of historic preservation, low-quality compensation housing, residents’ location-based employment, and squatter legislation. In practice, what has caused favela upgrading to come to pass over the years in Rio de Janeiro More >