Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas ~ a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities. Home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.
Memorial to Victims of Violence / Gaeta-Springall Arquitectos Architects: Gaeta-Springall Arquitectos Location: Mexico City, Mexico Architect In Charge: Julio Gaeta, Luby Springall, Ricardo López Area: sqm Year: 2013
Completed in 2013 in Bogotá, Colombia. Images by Rodrigo Dávila, Andrés Arenas. CONTEXT STATEMENT In the city, this building makes evident the remembrance of more than six million victims of the Colombian internal conflict.