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August 2011

The Igreja da Penha and the North Zone

Visitors arriving in Rio de Janeiro are greeted not by Copacabana or Christ the Redeemer, as the postcards suggest, but by a white church perched atop a domed hill. It is the [...]

August 17, 2011

Asa Branca Braces for the Olympics

August 10, 2011–Debates on urban policy tend either to be basically theoretical–who wins, who loses, and why–or else technical: this regulation, that subsidy; this [...]

August 10, 2011

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