During the pandemic I have been working at three major projects. One of those projects was an overview article, “From Demon to Darling:  Child of the Dark or Model for Sustainable Cities”, based on my 50 + years of research and action in Rio’s Favelas. The article is a reality check for the current fad, even fetishism, about informal settlements.  I pulled it out of an edited volume because looking at the other chapters I felt the concept was misguided and I am now looking for a journal to publish it.

The formatted article is available below for consumption:
Demon to Darling – Click Here