Favela, Rocinha?

The urban areas of Rio are dominated by slum districts; The favelas of rio de janeiro are lawless environments dominated by unemployment and crime.

The Rebel Otaku Hong Kong

photography of old building in Kowloon City, Hong Kong by on deviantart * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *

birds eye view of a city of Mexico

Geometric plans dominate throughout Mexico City. The Federal neighborhood evokes the radiating streets of Palmanova, a town designed by Vicenzo Scamozzi in Renaissance Italy.

One of the great contributions to the richness of Hong Kong’s urban scene were without doubt the caged balconies that lined the elevations not only of the Walled City, but also of many of the city’s other older tenement buildings. Sadly now but a distant memory, since they were classified as illegal structures in the late 1990s and torn down, these practical and otherwise very necessary additions to life in a tiny apartment were a source of constant delight.

One of the great contributions to the richness of Hong Kong’s urban scene were without doubt the caged balconies that lined the elevations not only of the Walled City, but also of many of the city’s other older tenement buildings. Sadly now but a distant

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Cheeky. And stunning. #outdoor #plants #garden #trees

Photographer Marianne Kjølner snapped this pair of photographs of a bizarre tree in Denmark - West coast, a very windy place were there isn’t much that can grow. So the tree can only grow where it has shelter.

awkwardsituationist: “ photos from claudia jaguaribe’s “between hills“ (2012) of the have and have nots in rio de janeiro, as seen from the (no doubt intentionally claustrophoic) perspective of...

Claudia Jaguaribe, from her Rio Entre Morros, or Rio Between Hills series, 2010

Cabucu, distrito da cidade de Guarulhos, região norte da Grande São Paulo, no estado de São Paulo, Brasil.

Rio - puxadinhos (MOMA exhibition, uneven growth): extensions of the house that are growing organically

Chand Baori, a stepwell in the village Abhaneri near Jaipur, India. It was built in 9th century and has 3500 narrow steps, 13 stories and is 100 feet deep.

Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village Abhaneri near Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. It was built in century and has 3500 narrow steps and 13 stories and is 100 feet deep.

De sloppenwijken van Rio de Janeiro liggen tegen de heuvels van de stad gebouwd. (1992)

Morro da Coroa ( Coroa slum ) at Santa Teresa quarter, Rio de Janeiro favela, Brazil. Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado in the background.

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