New Carioca Sounds

January 2010

Santa Cruz legacy center

With football’s World Cup and the Olympics on its future guest list, Rio de Janeiro has recently been hitting the headlines with the deceptively anodyne-sounding policy of pacification of the favelas. One project by Architecture for Humanity and local & global partners including Nike has a distinctly bottom-up approach to sporting legacy, yet it will be the local community & organisations that give life to such replicable spaces.
Legado, Mundial de Futebol Social by Nikemedia, photo © Ivo Gonzalez
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