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Posted 02.24.14 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Jonathan Massey: “The Spectacle of Growth”



Iwan Baan photographed Indian residents of Altamira, in the northern state of Pará, who are being displaced by construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, which will flood 200,000 square miles of land. [Courtesy of the São Paulo Architecture Biennial]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

“The Spectacle of Growth”
On Places, Jonathan Massey reviews the 10th São Paulo Architecture Biennial, considering architectural and artistic responses to the wave of economic and urban development reshaping Brazil.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jonathan Massey, an architect and historian, is the Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence at Syracuse University.
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