An unknown and inaccessible world
An episode from the series UP! ON THE ROOFS OF...
Sao Paulo embodies the new face of Brazil, but to grasp this city you have to go up.
With its 12 million inhabitants, 6,500 buildings and hundreds of deprived neighbourhoods, the capital embodies the country's crazyness and contradiction. Gentrified boroughs favoured by a few rich people border favelas housing more than 100,000 inhabitants. Masterpieces of contemporary architecture seat next to one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world.
And the roofs offer another dimension with athletic tracks, swimming pools, helipads or lush gardens. Everything denotes and surprises in Sao Paulo.