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Venue for the Episcopal Conference of Panama / Mallol&Mallol Arquitectos

© Fernando Alda Architects: Mallol & Mallol Arquitectos Location: Clayton, Panama, Panama Project Area: 4385.0 m2 Project Year: 2011 Photographs: Fernando Alda Client: Mallol & Mallol Arquitectos Project Team: Ignacio Mallol Azcárraga, Amilton Jaramillo 3 D Images: Humberto Serrud Electrical Engineering: Gustavo Benítez, Carlos Fernández Plumbing: Teódulo Moreno (IDELSA) Structures: …

The First “Urban Pope”

A Brazilian slum, or favela, and a cross. Pope Francis’s Encyclical addresses urban poverty and inequality as well as climate change. Photo by Chico Ferreira/Flickr Pope Francis is proving to be the first “environmentalist pope.” It turns out he also may be the first urbanist pope–not counting the aptly named …