Bogotá

Arhuaca mochila bags of Colombia

April 13, 2014

Arhuaca mochila bags of Colombia

I first noticed these cylindrical handwoven bags on a couple of delegates at the UN World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia. They looked unusually sturdy, very finely handwoven in wool, and all had unique and beautiful geometric patterns.

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Brilliant urban design by Enrique Peñalosa in Bogotá, Colombia

September 14, 2011

Brilliant urban design by Enrique Peñalosa in Bogotá, Colombia

It’s worth watching the video below: Streetfilms-Lessons from Bogotá (and click on the image above). Bogotá’s innovative, visionary mayor Enrique Peñalosa has transformed the city in ways that have made him a sort of rock star in international planning circles.

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