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Latin America’s New Superstar

Latin America’s New Superstar

Next City

«Our most beautiful buildings must be in our poorest areas.» This is one of the key assumptions that helped turn Medellín from Colombia’s deadly capital of cocaine into a model for urbanism in merely two decades. Next City takes a close look at how the transformation was enabled – and what its drawbacks are. Francis Fukuyama called Medellín’s story «half a miracle», it sure makes for a great read.

Published in Weekly Filet #157
    In collection: Think Different