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  1. The Empower Shack Project

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    The Empower Shack project aims to introduce an integrated approach to the upgrading of South Africa’s growing informal settlements, merging design innovation with community-driven spatial planning…

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    • XARRANCA Pavilion - Barcelona

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      The Urban-Think Tank Chair at ETH Zürich in partnership with ESARQ-UIC The result of an invitation from the Fundació Enric Miralles and Institut de Cultura de Barcelona linked to the…

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      • The Vertical Gym

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        Urban-Think Tank’s Vertical Gym is a prefabricated kit of parts, adaptable to any locale. The base of the structure is superimposed upon an existing community basketball court, soccer field,…

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        • Empower Shack: Phumezo Tsibanto and Prototype 1.2

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          Construction of two-story-shack for Phumezo Tsibanto and his family. Phumezo is a dweller and community leader in the BT-Section in Khayelitsha and actively took part in the Swisspearl Summer School…

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          • Empower Shack: Swisspearl Summer School

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            An exciting collaboration between Swisspearl, the Brillembourg & Klumpner Chair of Architecture and Urban Design, South African NGO Ikhayalami (www.ikhayalami.org), and the BLOCK research group…

          • MK's Upstairs Shack

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            Mizukisi Kewana, also known as MK, lives in the township of Khayalitsha on the Southern periphery of Cape Town, South Africa. He is a self-employed handyman, living alone in a double-story shack that…

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            • Vertical Gym: U-TT and the Smithsonian Channel

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              Urban-Think Tank’s Vertical Gym is a prefabricated kit of parts, adaptable to any locale. The base of the structure is superimposed upon an existing community basketball court, soccer field,…

            • Gran Horizonte: Around the Day in 80 Worlds

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              Urban-Think Tank Media at ETH Zurich presents: "Gran Horizonte: Around the Day in 80 Worlds" Compiled with material collected by U-TT Films over the course of three years, this documentary…

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              • Paraisópolis

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                (UTT Films and SLUMLab, 2008)

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                • Fernando and Milton in São Paulo

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                  "Fernando and Milton in São Paulo" (2007). Music clips (Tom Zé, "Onu, Arma Mortal": Com Defeito De Fabricação. 1998, New York City: Luaka Bop; ____"Toc,…

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                  • Sheffield Road Blocking Out Excerpt

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                    Preview excerpt from the upcoming documentary, Gran Horizonte: In March of 2012, Urban-Think Tank visited Cape Town to look at the "Blocking Out" program being led by the NGO Ikhayalami…

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                    • Torre David Trailer

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                      Torre David, a 45-story office tower in Caracas designed by the distinguished Venezuelan architect Enrique Gómez, was almost complete when it was abandoned following the death of its developer,…

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