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The world’s tallest slum: Caracas’ notorious Tower of David

Welcome to the world’s tallest slum: poverty-ridden Venezuela’s Tower of David. Squatters took over this very unfinished 45-story skyscraper in the early 1990s, and they’ve been there ever since. The tower was originally intended to be a symbol of Caracas’ bright financial future, complete with a rooftop helipad, but construction stopped because of a banking […]

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The Rule of the Game – Christian Kerez, 2012 Kenzo Tange Lecture

Christian Kerez was born in 1962 in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and educated at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich. After extensive published work in the field of architectural photography, he opened his own architectural office in Zürich, Switzerland in 1993. He has been appointed as a Visiting Professor in Design and Architecture at the Swiss […]

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