Fresh off the press: two articles worth reading

Latin American news:

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Next stop Villa 31: the politics of placing a subway station in a Buenos Aires slum | The Global Urbanist.

A polemical transport infrastructure project is being discussed in Buenos Aires. The underground would be extended and reach the Villa 31’s northern entrance. This project would imply major investment with a long-term legacy: namely the urbanisation of the Villa, subject of heated debates in the city.

This article was published in The Global Urbanist on 30 April 2013.

European news:

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Atlas des Franciliens, Editions 2013: http://www.iau-idf.fr/detail/etude/atlas-des-franciliens.html

This Atlas should become the bibleof anyone looking for facts and data on people’s life in Paris metropolitan area. When I order it, I’ll pass it around to those interested. Also published this week.

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