Favela Chic

With the unprecedented increase of informal settlements, or favelas, and a large percentage of the world’s urbanization happening informally, contemporary urban discourses and practices have re-centered their attention on urban informality.
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Design Exchanges

Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition opened last week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to large crowds and international press. The exhibition’s location provides a unique opportunity to connect numerous stakeholders, including design professionals, non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, academics, those in the public and private sector, and the general public.
Design with the Other 90%: Cities, Exhibition, United Nations, global, south, stakeholders, reciprocal, informal, settlements, exchange, population, cities, urban, urbanization