Survival Architecture

Responding to emergency needs in the wake of recent disasters in Haiti and Chile, Carlos Levinton and his group at the CEP (Centro Experimental para la Producción) have been developing architectural + social models that address the ecological and economic disruptions...

Closing the Circle

Shortly after arriving in Buenos Aires in June 2007, we visited Carlos Perini at the Cooperativa de Trabajo Avellaneda Limitada (http://wasteforlife.org/?p=19). Technically, this is not a cartonero cooperative, but is instead a sort of low level middleman, buying...

No Cost Housing

Shortly after arriving in Buenos Aires two months ago we met up with Dante Munoz and Carlos Levinton. They have tutored us in the politics of waste and the re-purposing of waste (as well as ceviche and milongas), and we have met with them at least once a week in the...