Takes Your Breath Away / by Michelle Linden

And not in a good way.

These images clearly show the divide between the wealthy and poor inhabitants of some of South America's largest cities (Sao Paulo and Caracas respectively). Sadly, slums like this exist all across the globe, hovering on the outskirts of our rich cities. It certainly makes you think about how we as architects can effectively help change lives in these cities.


Sao Paulo