Tag Archives: Brazil

OpenCity Weekly Review

Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from around the world. This week we bring you an American town restricting cyclists and pedestrians on some of its roads, three keys to creating great “good places”, protests and the power of place, and finding space to add space in Brazil’s favelas.

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Brazillians Transform Trash and the City

This summer Pado and Rodrigo Machado, artists who use urban refuse found in public spaces as their raw materials, left their Sao Paulo homes to pay Toronto, Canada a visit. While they were in town, creating under their collective name ‘Urban Trash Art,’ they helped transform an empty alleyway that became a pulsing center for partiers, design enthusiasts, performers and other artists.
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