On-line version ISSN 0717-6996
The citys infrastructure has many angles, some more obvious than others. Mobility and communication are as central to todays debate as the citys relationship to water (rain, drinking water and sewage), was in the past. A review of public works carried out a century ago reveals some unexpected impacts among the functional initiatives that, probably unintentionally, have nourished and protected some qualities of our urban landscape.
Keywords : Town planning; Larraín Bravo; sewage systems; drainage; water; Santiago; parks; canal systems.