What Will The City of Buenos Aires Look Like In 2030?

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That’s the question architects and urban planners are asking now in an effort to avoid some of BA’s urban utopia missteps of the past half century. Or at least, viewed through a more optimistic prism, what it could look like. “We had an amazing city until the 1950’s, but since then we’ve had a growing demand for infrastructure, for train …

Buenos Aires City Planners Want To Double Density To 6 Million

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What’s the biggest problem in Buenos Aires?  Population density…as in it’s not dense enough, according to some Buenos Aires city planners who want to see Capital Federal’s population double from 3 million to 6 million. Plan To Double Buenos Aires Population is the headline of Franco Spinetta’s article in Diario Z which examines BA’s current population (basically 3 million for …

Buenos Aires Wins 2014 Sustainable Transportation Award

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The City of Buenos Aires has taken some giant steps forward in becoming a more sustainable city over the past five years. From the introduction of the first Metrobus line to the launch of the EcoBici program, BA is definitely a a more commuter and pedestrian-friendly metro these days….not any easy task for one of the World’s Top 5 MegaCities. Now …

Palermo School Shuttered Suddenly To Make Way For High-Rise

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The Buenos Aires parents and teachers of several hundred students who attended a Palermo private school woke up New Year’s Day with a serious hangover, but Chandon and Fernet were not los culpables. While most BA residents were out celebrating New Year’s Eve with friends and family, professional movers were busy removing all of the furniture, desks, chalkboards and documents …

The Best Buenos Aires Neighborhoods For Real Estate Investment

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A new government-sponsored study of Capital Federal using a wide range of metrics has generated a ranking of the best Buenos Aires neighborhoods for real estate investment. “Urban Development Report: Panorama & Investment Opportunities in Buenos Aires” is the title of the analysis carried out by the City’s Ministry of Urban Development and the Real Estate Research Center of the …