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The endurance of the modernist planning paradigm: the Functional City in contemporary planning in Medellín, Colombia
AbstractThe Functional City principles steered the development of Latin American cities post WWII, but their influence in current urbanisation in LA has not been acknowledged or studied, due to theExpand
Daylighting an Urban Creek: A Latin American Utopia? The case of La Playa Urban Ecological Corridor. Medellín, Colombia.
“Daylighting” waterways (also known as stream restoring) is a concept that has been gaining popularity in the United States and Europe over the last three decades but in Latin America less so. ThereExpand
Contemporary tendencies in Colombian urban planning: the case of the ‘Planes Parciales’ in Medellín
ABSTRACT After decades of internal conflict, Colombia is experiencing economic growth and urbanization. It remains, however, one of the most socially unequal countries in Latin America. Medellín,Expand
THE PROCESS OF TRANSFORMING URBAN CENTRES INTO CITIES
A STUDY IS PRESENTED OF THE STAGES IN THE HISTORY OF THE RELATION BETWEEN URBAN TRANSPORT AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT. TRAFFIC GROWTH LEADS TO THE MODIFICATION OF TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT POLICIES IN TOWNSExpand
Coastal Floods: Urban Planning as a Resilience System