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The C2City Knowledge Center is led by experts engaged in developing a diverse set of tools and materials, culminating in a knowledge portfolio that supports the set-up of a full-blown Education City.  These materials explore the theoretical, pedagogical, economic, organizational, and ethical facets of the Education City concept.

Urban Acupuncture

Curitiba as an Allegory

Yael Arbel

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Can I make a correction?
We are not waste pickers; we are pickers of recyclable materials.
Waste is what you can’t re-use, but with recyclable materials you can!

- Tião Santos, Curitiba

After reading the article, you will know:

  • What makes Curitiba an Education City
  • What Urban Acupuncture is
  • How education is used as a tool for social and environmental change
  • How a welfare policy based on solidarity rather than charity works
  • How a city designed for the self-actualization of all its citizens is planned
  • How to promote democratic values in a society without a democratic tradition
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