'Around the world such towering -- and sometimes ill-fated -- housing experiments have cropped up more and more since the mass urbanization of the mid-20th century. Today, residents have gained legal titles to these once-unregulated buildings, and many of the self-built structures blend seamlessly into the professionally built developments around them.' - Matthew Ponsford, CNN
This CNN feature articule brings together research on the programmatic consequences of sociopolitical shifts in high-rises across the world. Our research focuses on Torre David, one-time dubbed 'The World's Tallest' Squat, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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