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Creative Spaces: Urban Culture and Marginality in Latin America
(Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, 2019-05-10)
This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the different ways in which marginal urban spaces have become privileged locations for creativity in Latin America. This is to say that the essays within the collection ...
La representación urbanística de los espacios informales. Las villas miseria de Buenos Aires (1947-1965)
(Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2020)
In this article we aim to redefine the notion of informal space through the analysis of their cartographic representations as produced by urban planners. To this end we undertake a historical review of three key planning ...
Utopian Visions for Buenos Aires Shantytowns: Collective Imaginaries of Housing Rights, Upgrading and Eviction (1956-2013)
(John Wiley & Sons, 2017-09-25)
This article explores three utopian visions which have shaped past and present experiences within Buenos Aires shantytowns: those of upgraded shantytowns, of universal housing, and of a city where shantytowns have been ...
The Plan de Emergencia (1956): Housing Shortage in Buenos Aires Then and Now
(Department of Architectrure, University of Cambridge, 2012)
This article examines the first urban plan in Argentina to address informal settlements. It will be argued that this plan served as a template for later proposals and encouraged a particular approach towards the informal ...
Shantytowns, Housing and State Order: The Plan de Emergencia in 1950s Argentina
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-03-26)
In September 1955 in Argentina a coup d’état backed by a heterogeneous coalition of military and civil actors overthrew the elected government of Juan Domingo Perón and set out to profoundly alter most of his policies. One ...