Rio das Pedras. A Toolbox for Community Improvement

De Castro Mazarro, Alejandro; Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela; Altskan, Alexander; Book, Rebecca Rand; Fleisher, Hannah; George, Jessica; Groves, Laura; Liu, Chang; Smith, Da'Quallon; Sun, Xiaotian; Krassner, Anne

This report is the product of a semester-long urban planning studio focused on the informal settlement of Rio das Pedras in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Our client, Studio-X Rio commissioned this studio as part a 'Rio das Pedras Initiative' to examine and characterize this community and put forth proposals for its advancement within the realm of urban planning. The result is an extensive exploration of the present economy, living conditions, and culture of Rio das Pedras and its role within the city of Rio de Janeiro, through the eyes of the stakeholders involved in shaping the community.

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June 3, 2020