Tag Archives: Latin America

El edificio más alto por país en América Latina

(The tallest building by country in Latin America.) Torres Obispado: Monterrey, Mexico = 1,002′ (2020)  Gran Torre Costanera: Santiago, Chile = 984′ (2014) J.W. Marriott Hotel: Panama City, Panama = 932′ (2011) Yachthouse Residence Club 1 & 2: Balneario Camboriú, Brazil … Continue reading

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The “Latin America Green City Index”

In a visually stunning and remarkably detailed 2010 report prepared by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of The Economist magazine and Siemens AG, an expert advisory panel ranked 17 major urban centers of Latin America utilizing an eight category green city index. The index categories include: … Continue reading

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