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"The #Chennai Warning"– By Dr. #ShashiTharoor       Even as world leaders were meeting in Paris to address climate change, the city of Chennai (formerly #Madras ), the capital of the southern Indian state of #TamilNadu , reeled under the onslaught of the heaviest rainfall in 104 years. The city, home to five million people, has virtually shut down, with roads flooded and nearly 5,000 home...

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Much of the 2030 Agenda will be ‘fought and won’ in urban centers, where more than half the world’s ...

Much of the 2030 Agenda will be ‘fought and won’ in urban centers, where more than half the world’s population live http://ow.ly/GvZw30n5003 . . #SDGs #Agenda2030 #LeaveNo1Behind #GlobalCitizenship #Urbanization #Cities UN Development UN-Habitat UN SDG Action Campaign World's Largest Lssn SDSN Youth

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EXOTIC SLUMS: Why we should not fetishize urban poverty The ways in which urbanists, architects, photographers, journalists, and others approach poor communities have long provoked discussion. One has only to recall the heated debates over the “culture of poverty” in the 1960s, the urban “underclass” of the 1980s, and increasingly the burgeoning informal communities of the Global South...

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Park Güell, Spain:

The #Park #Güell is a #public park system composed of #gardens and #architectonic...

Park Güell, Spain: The #Park #Güell is a #public park system composed of #gardens and #architectonic #elements located on #Carmel #Hill , in #Barcelona (Spain). Carmel Hill belongs to the #mountain range of #Collserola — the Parc del Carmel is located on the #northern face. Park Güell is located in La Salut, a neighborhood in the #Gràcia district of Barcelona. With #urbanization in mind,...

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Daniel Rich: Spatial Grids

Daniel Rich
Favela, Rio de Janeiro, 2014
Acrylic on Dibond
74 by 84 inches...

Daniel Rich: Spatial Grids Daniel Rich Favela, Rio de Janeiro, 2014 Acrylic on Dibond 74 by 84 inches; 187.9 by 213.4 cm Image courtesy of the artist and Peter Blum Gallery Work on view at Frieze New York May 14–17, 2015 exhibitors.friezenewyork.com peterblumgallery.com/artists/daniel-rich Peter Blum Gallery 20 West 57th Street  New York, NY 10019 danielrich.net #DanielRich #Painting #...

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