Medellín Transformed

Medellín was voted the most innovative city in 2013, Santo Domingo and Comuna 13 are two of the reasons why. They used to be the "most dangerous neighborhoods" in the hands of gangs and overwhelmed with crime. The metrocable and escalators are Inclusion Projects meant to integrate these neighborhoods with Medellín's dynamics. This way they have faster and cheaper access to schools, hospitals, theaters, commerce, etc.. This is a collection of transformation pictures from Medellin.
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The Parque de los Pies Descalzos ('Bare Foot Park') was developed as a public space for relaxation. Medellín manages to develop in an innovative way, respecting the needs and wants of the local population. #park #development #Transformation #Medellín #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

The Parque de los Pies Descalzos ('Bare Foot Park') was developed as a public space for relaxation. Medellín manages to develop in an innovative way, respecting the needs and wants of the local population.

The City of Medellín is developing fast. The Tranvia in the City Center is a new element of public transport, in addition to the metro and metrocable. Due to its numerous project, Medellín was voted most innovative City, not only in South America but in the world. #Innovation #City #Transport #development #Medellín #southamerica #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

The City of Medellín is developing fast. The Tranvia in the City Center is a new element of public transport, in addition to the metro and metrocable. Due to its numerous project, Medellín was voted most innovative City, not only in South America but in the world. #Innovation #City #Transport #development #Medellín #southamerica #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

The gardens of Moravia: What earlier was a mountain of trash has now thanks to urban development been transformed into a garden mountain. Improving moral and the cityscape! #development #Innovation #medellin #Transformation #City #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

The gardens of Moravia: What earlier was a mountain of trash has now thanks to urban development been transformed into a garden mountain. Improving moral and the cityscape!

The Metamorphosis of Medellin: Once Most Dangerous, Now "Most Innovative City". Here you can see the Spanish Library which was build in the district of Santao Domingo. This dangerous district is slowly developing into a vibrant and attractive Destination for visitors from all over the world. #Transformation #Medellín #library #district #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

Santo Domingo Library Park in Medellin, Columbia by Giancarlo Mazzanti

Urban Transformation: The Architecture of Medellín, Colombia’s Evolving Metropolis. Just now, Medellin was voted the most transformed city of the Americas. #medellin #Transformation #development #Progress #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

Few cities have undergone radical urban transformation like Medellín, Colombia. Plagued by violence in the and and known as one of the most dange.

Medellíns beautiful idea to protect the environment: Public bicycles in the city Center. Everybody can rent them easily and give them back at various bike-ports in the city. Thumbs up for this great idea! #sustainable #medellin #bike #urban #Transport #public #colombia #Innovation #travelandmakeadifference

Friday Snapshots: The Urban Landscape of Medellín

Medellíns beautiful idea to protect the environment: Public bicycles in the city Center. Everybody can rent them easily and give them back at various bike-ports in the city. Thumbs up for this great idea!

The New Museum of Modern Art in Medellin (locally known as MAMM) is an architectural masterpiece. It combines modernity with Utility. One of the outsided walls is regularily turned into a big sceen where the city displays open air movies free of Charge. #Medellín #openair #development #travelandmakeadifference #Innovation #Transformation #colombia

The New Museum of Modern Art in Medellin (locally known as MAMM) is an architectural masterpiece. It combines modernity with Utility. One of the outsided walls is regularily turned into a big sceen where the city displays open air movies free of Charge.

Parque Explora Medellín: This interactive science Museum contains over 300 interactive attractions and was designed to educate the local Population in an entertaining way. It opened ist gates in 2008. #Museum #interactive #Medellín #development #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

Parque Explora Medellín: This interactive science Museum contains over 300 interactive attractions and was designed to educate the local Population in an entertaining way. It opened ist gates in

300 Foot Living Wall in Medellin, Colombia is the 2nd Tallest in the World. This Sustainable Design underlines the innovative path of the city. #building #ecological #architecture #Innovation #sustainable #medellin #City #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

World's Second Tallest Living Wall Completed in Medellin, Colombia

300 Foot Living Wall in Medellin, Colombia is the 2nd Tallest in the World. This Sustainable Design underlines the innovative path of the city. #building #ecological #architecture #Innovation #sustainable #medellin #City #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

The Santo Domingo Metro Cable Station in Medellin is opening new opportunities for the people living on the outskirts of town. Medellín is the only city in Colombia with a well-functioning metro and metro cable system. #Transformation #colombia #Innovation #Medellín #travelandmakeadifference

The Santo Domingo Metro Cable Station in Medellin is opening new opportunities for the people living on the outskirts of town. Medellín is the only city in Colombia with a well-functioning metro and metro cable system.

We love Medellin! This is the view from the Mirador in Las Palmas by night. #night #view #welovemedellín #City #bigcitylife #lights #colombia #Medellín #travelandmakeadifference

We love Medellin! This is the view from the Mirador in Las Palmas by night.

Comuna 13 has developed to a colourful community on the outskirts of the town - and locals do their best to decorate it with many flowers, too! Plus, you have an amazing view over the City. Must see! #view #Medellín #flowers #colombia #comuna13 #travelandmakeadifference

Comuna 13 has developed to a colourful community on the outskirts of the town - and locals do their best to decorate it with many flowers, too! Plus, you have an amazing view over the City.

Las escaleras electricas in Comuna 13 are part of an Inclusion project meant to integrate the neighborhoods in the hills with Medellin's dynamics. This way they have cheaper access to schools, hospitals, theaters, commerce, etc... #Innovation #development #inclusion #welovemedellín #Medellín #comuna13 #colourful #travelandmakeadifference

Las escaleras electricas in Comuna 13 are part of an Inclusion project meant to integrate the neighborhoods in the hills with Medellin's dynamics. This way they have cheaper access to schools, hospitals, theaters, commerce, etc.

Las escaleras in Comuna 13 have facilitated life on many inhabitants of the neighbourhood. Innovation Projects like these forster inclusion in the City of Medellín. #Innovation #inlcusion #Medellín #comuna13 #escaleras #escalator #development #colombia #travelandmakeadifference

Las escaleras in Comuna 13 have facilitated life on many inhabitants of the neighbourhood. Innovation Projects like these forster inclusion in the City of Medellín.

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