Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • Megalopolises – houses for many, homes for none

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    The new age of industrialization and globalization is giving rise to unforeseen migration patterns across the globe. It’s giving birth to an increasing  demographic movement towards urban and sub-urban areas. This sudden movement of the masses has taken our Chilean cities by surprise. Modern megalopolises are now under tremendous pressure to provide […]

  • Big City Boys (and Girls)

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    An article exploring a curious animal – the megacity – and ways in which cities offer solutions to future challenges they themselves created. Skyscrapers, concrete, steel, smog, sewage, slums, traffic jams, crime, exclusion, broadband, wi-fi, gentrification, commuting, expats, fast-food, bio-markets, land-use planning, alienation, citizenship, identity. Sounds familiar? I am talking […]