Up, up we go
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3 March 2016
Photo: Derek Winterburn
High-rises are associated with a certain culture and lifestyle but it’s not always a case of ‘us vs. them’. We explore the cultural legacy of some London gems from the 1960s, discover the unique skyline of São Paulo and get a window into the iconic Torres Blancas housing complex in Spain. Plus: we kick back at a few of Cairo’s rooftop gardens.
3 March 2016
Photo: Salva López
Built in the 1960s, the eccentric Torres Blancas building continues to rouse Madrid’s imagination despite being closed off to a curious public. We secure exclusive access to the tower and catch up with a few residents who are eager to explore the building’s unique history.
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Photo: Diego Torres Silvestre
São Paulo has one of the highest numbers of high-rises in the world. Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco tells us about life in these towers, including his latest spot on the 31st floor of one of them.
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