Editorial: The City of Tomorrow (Part 1)

Editorial, by Stone Korshak

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Cidade Maravilhosa (Wonderful City) is easy to fall in love with, as a visitor you are struck by the amazing sweeping beaches lined with palm trees and flanked by towering mountains of plush green tropical forest. The weather helps, with an average annual temperature of 23 °C (73 °F), and a typical sunny summer day reaching 35 °C (95 °F).

Yet the city of some 6.3 million aspires to be more than just a tourist destination. For the last half century Rio de Janeiro has been passed over . . .

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