Rebel Architecture

Rocinha: The pedreiro and the master planner

Informal builder Ricardo de Oliviera struggles with the government's plan for the future of Rio's Rocinha favela.

Rebel Architecture

Working on water

Architect Kunle Adeyemi sets out to solve the issues of flooding and overcrowding in Nigeria's waterside slums.

Arts & Culture

China marks Deng's 110th birth date in style

State TV airs 48 episode series of the life of former paramount leader, including political tension, but not everything.

Human Rights

India's poor question 'poverty line' policy

As Indian government seeks to halve number of people below the poverty line, some question the benefit of being above.

Poverty & Development

Venezuela moves squatters from slum tower

Some residents denounce government decision to relocate thousands from half-built skyscraper they have used for years.

Rebel Architecture

Guerrilla architect

Can Spanish self-build legend Santiago Cirugeda turn an abandoned factory into a vibrant cultural centre?