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Radical Cities free pdf In Radical Cities, Justin McGuirk travels across Latin America in search of activist architects, politicians and radical communities who have begun rebuilding and redesigning their environments in radically new ways. After decades of political and architectural failure, a new generation has returned to the problems of the city to address the poverty and inequality, testing new ideas that the rest of the world can learn from. An architect in Chile has designed a new form of social housing where only half of the house is built, allowing the owners to adapt the rest- squatters in Caracas have taken over a 45-story skyscraper, Torre David- and architect Jorge Mario Jauregui has upgraded Rio's favelas in exciting new ways.

About Justin McGuirk

JUSTIN MCGUIRK is a writer and curator, and is the Guardian's design columnist and the editor of Icon magazine. He is also the director of Strelka Press and the design consultant to Domus, and his writing has appeared in The Observer, The Times, Disegno, Art Review, Conde Nast Traveller, Form, The Architects Journal, Architecture d'Aujourd'hui. In 2012 he was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture for an exhibition he curated with Urban-Think Tank.

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Author : Justin McGuirk
Publisher : Verso Books
Data Published : 23 September 2015
ISBN : 1781688680
EAN : 9781781688687
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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