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Are slums the future of human habitation? by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek
September 29, 2006, 4:56 pm
Filed under: Articles, Book reviews, Development theory, If you only have 15 mins

Buenos Aires may have the worst feng shui in the world” writes Mike Davis (MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow) in Orion Magazine. He writes about how the growth of cities is essentially the runnaway growth of slums, and how health, geography and economics intersect. The article is a taster of his 2006 book ‘Planet of Slums’. If you really only read one thing this week, read this.

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