A manifesto for Medellín

DOMUS visits Medellín and explores the work of a group of architects with clear ideas on how to change the destiny of the city. They discuss how these architects although not always officially working together or collaborating as a collective have worked to exploit the vision of recent city administrations that have tried to use high-quality architecture as an engine for social transformation. The aim has been to make the city a more socially equitable urban setting. Miguel Mesa writes “A kind of collective intelligence being built up around the ideas of Medellín and architecture, it goes beyond official cooperatives and organisations as well as underpinning a substantial number of actions taking place in Medellín and other cities.

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