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  • 1. Housing and shops in Tenth of Ramadan City, Egypt
  • 2. View of housing block Tenth of Ramadan
  • 3. Another view of Tenth of Ramadan City
  • 4. Factory, Tenth of Ramadan
  • 5. Ranchos (slum housing) in Caracas
  • 6. Superblocks newly built in 1960s Caracas
  • 7. Other superblocks amongst the ranchos in Caracas
  • 8. General view of Brasilia
  • 9. Housing blocks in Brasilia
  • 10. Overall plan of Brasilia(note the aeroplane shape)
  • 11. Mexico City
  • 12. Densely populated slum area
  • 13. Aragon area of city with metro running through. The Metro carries 3.6 million people per day!
  • 14. People making their living by recycling on a rubbish tip
  • 15. This is a real picture! Ixtapaluca low incomeresettlement project. The project has 10,000 houses
  • 16. ‘Cerro Chiquihuite’. A wall was built to stop people building further upwards
  • 17. Despite new emission laws smog is a major problem over Mexico City
  • 18. The Cuautepec area has millions of inhabitants but not much water or electricity
  • 19. Nezahualcoytl (part of Mexico City) 3 million people live in this area.
  • 20. Area invaded by squatter settlement
  • 21. A pound for taxis operating without permits
  • 22. The new commercial centre. As modern as any world city
  • 23. Flooding (sewage) in one of the poor neighbourhoods.
  • 24. The historic core. (The Zocalo, built on original Aztecruins) Saved from subsidence and collapse and now a UNESCO world heritage site
  • 25. Typical Mexico City traffic. Note the green buses and taxis