For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces
the future in postapocalyptic fiction is usually a combination of elegantly dirty monochrome and soft vintage relics. The reality will be an ugly chaos of discarded plastic and rotting waste. rubbish_inside_kowloon_w_c
this makes my point about using recycled materials for amazing things. inspiration: cardboard favela (Brazilian slum dwellings) now this is pretty cool and I may use this idea as inspiration for a canal I want to build later on :)
Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas ~ a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities. Home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.
It would be so awesome to visit you when you're working on informal settlements. Dharavi Slums - the largest slums in Asia, with more than one million people, in a city where the are dirt poor! 1 out of every 1400 toilets works properly!