What is urban upgrading?
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Photo of the '13 de Junho' Community
The '13 de Junho' Community
Bahia, Brazil
Basic services provided the 'backbone' for community growth.


Photo of the 'Dom Lucas' Community
The 'Dom Lucas' Community
Bahia, Brazil

Community efforts allowed careful insertion of infrastructure.


Photo of The 'Fazenda Grande IV' Community
The 'Fazenda Grande IV' Community
Bahia, Brazil

Extensive rebuilding was required for the difficult site.


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