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Rio de Janeiro- LEDC
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Rio de Janeiro
1. Describe your initial impression of the urban morphology of the city based on the images.
2. Identify some of the functions (past and present) of the city.
* Administration & control
o Old capital of Brazil
* Trade (to Portugal)
* Religious Centre
o Declined due to the high rate of street violence in the city
3. Identify and describe the dynamics (past and present) and their effects (how each dynamic has impacted the morphology of the city).
* Urban expansion/ Rapid urbanization
o Infilling of the bay in the early 20th century
* Made it possible to expand Rio de Janeiro, but just limited, since the ground was not stable enough after a specific depth of the sea
o Hills around
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