São Paulo | December 2008

In 2008, the Urban Age addressed the key social, spatial and economic issues underlying urban growth in South America. Focusing on the significant structural changes affecting São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city and major economic powerhouse, the Urban Age South America conference considered regional urban trends of the area’s five fastest growing cities – São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Bogotá and Lima focussing on inequality, territory and urban form.