A rose among the thorns in South American cities, few places have been as successful as Medellin in tackling social problems head-on with urbanism, architecture and greening of the urban landscape. Colombia's second-largest city has gone from drug-cartel hovel to urbanist dream. The work is nowhere near done but Medellin can inspire every other city in the world with its visionary political and social choice and its strong network of urban activists.
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Jul 15, 2019