The Expo 70 as a debate for the creation of "democratic" cities


  • Andrea Yuri Flores Urushima



Democratic Cities


The author has an MA from the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies of Kyoto University and is currently a Ph. D student in the same department. She holds a degree of Architect and Urban Planner from the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning of the University of São Paulo, where she worked on the elaboration of regional plans in Brazil. She was awarded 3rd prize for the work entitled "Project of settlement for the landless workers' movement" in the World Congress on Environmental Design for the New Millennium (Korea, 2000); and 2nd prize for the work entitled "Water Continual" in the Latin American Student Competition for Sustainable and Biodimatic Design (Brazil, 1999). The text that follows is a slightly edited version of a paper presented by the author at the international symposion on "Globalization and Local Identity," organized jointly bythe World Society for Ekistics and the University of Shiga Prefecture in Hikone, Japan, 19-24 September, 2005.



How to Cite

Urushima, A. Y. F. (2006). The Expo 70 as a debate for the creation of "democratic" cities. Ekistics and The New Habitat, 73(436-441), pp. 301–310.