Posts Tagged 'sao paulo'

Community Aesthetics in Heliópolis

Heliópolis is known as one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in São Paulo, with 120,000 people living in an area of less than one square mile. Legend has it that architect Ruy Ohtake once called it the ugliest part of the city, prompting members of the UNAS community organization to ask him to help make it beautiful.

WATCH: What Works in Cities?

People from around the world gather in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the New Cities Summit 2013. Noted attendees, including Cisco’s Wim Elfrink, EVP & Chief Globalisation Officer speak about their ideas about things that actually work in and for cities and what will work in the future.