Autor: Raquel Rolnik

Raquel Rolnik is an architect and urbanist and a professor at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at USP. She was special rapporteur for the UN Human Rights Council for the Right to Adequate Housing, for two terms (2008-2011, 2011-2014). She was Planning Director of the City of São Paulo (1989-1992), Urbanisation Coordinator of the Pólis Institute (1997-2002) and National Secretary of Urban Programs of the Ministry of Cities (2003-2007), among other professional and didactic activities related to urban and housing policy.

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Prof. at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at University of São Paulo

Raquel Rolnik discusses how finance has taken over built spaces in cities around the world.