Squatting vertically in Venezuela

I’m impressed.

The takeover of Torre de David began four years ago when 300 people forced their way into the derelict building. “The night we came in, I was scared, but I was also excited to finally have my own home,” says Jhonny Jimenez, 31, a member of the founding group and now one of the tower’s main co-ordinators. “We organised people according to their needs: the elderly who can’t go up flights of stairs would go in the lower floors and large families would get more space.”

via Tallest squat in the world becomes emblem of Venezuela housing crisis | World news | The Guardian.

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