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    By Nkiru
    May 10, '10 11:04 AM EST

    As promised in the last post, here is the link to the 'Solutions for a Small Planet' blog. Over the next few months Viktor Ramos, who won the SOM prize, will document his travel to the 10 most densely populated cities in the world. A lot of his design work, which is pretty epic, deals with thought provoking, megastructural solutions for dealing with growing, contemptuous urban conditions around the world. image
    São Paulo at night

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  • SOM Prize

    By Nkiru
    Apr 28, '10 3:28 PM EST

    Viktor Ramos, who was selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2009 SOM Prize, a $50,000 research and travel fellowship, is about to embark on an epic adventure to find 'Solutions for a Small Planet'. Starting tonight, he leaves from Houston to visit the eleven densest cities in the world... View full entry

  • Ring Roads of the World

    By Melissa McDonnell
    Jul 14, '09 6:49 PM EST

    When I moved to Houston for graduate school, the common response from the LA/NYC crowd was "Oh, well Austin's pretty cool." Too many people have been visibly shocked when I mention Houston is the 4th biggest city in the US. So, I love the extraordinary shift the poster "Ring Roads of the World"... View full entry

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