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Posted 11.19.09 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Quilian Riano, and Dk Osseo-Asare: A City in Search of Good Fortune



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A City in Search of Good Fortune
Architects Quilian Riano and Dk Osseo-Asare report on the profitable but notorious port of Buenaventura, Colombia, as the city battles drug traffickers and paramilitary gangs, poverty and corruption; and they fear that the proposed solutions might be part of the problem.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Quilian Riano is an architect and writer based in Brooklyn, New York.
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Dk Osseo-Asare is a co-founder with Quilian Riano of DSGN AGNC, an activist design think-tank, and is a principal of Low Design Office, an architecture studio that foregrounds low-cost, low-carbon building.
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