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Housing and Construction

AFFORDABLE CITIES

Affordable New Delhi: Developments, Challenges, and Opportunities

By |July 14th 2022|

Changing discourses have characterised New Delhi's housing policy over time. Piyush Tiwari and Jyoti Shukla outline developments and call onto the public and private housing institutions to provide equal access to decent and affordable housing.

WORLD URBAN FORUM

Urban Challenges in Post-COVID Times

By |June 30th 2022|

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing challenges in the domain of social inclusion and housing. Cynthia Goytia on how cities can rise to these challenges and which solutions have already proven successful in urban Latin America.

LIVEABLE CITIES

Empowerment Through Blocking-Out In Cape Town’s Informal Settlements

By |May 5th 2022|

How can architectural solutions contribute to increase liveability in informal settlements? Alfredo Brillembourg portrays how the process of blocking-out facilitated the empowerment and upgrading in the informal settlement of Khayelitsha.

URBAN LABS AND INNOVATION

JAGA MISSION – Transforming Lives, Leaderships, and Liveability

By |April 21st 2022|

The Indian state of Odisha has initiated a slum upgrading programme that acknowledges residents as city makers. Preeti Prada Panigrahi presents its advantages and successes.

URBAN LABS AND INNOVATION

Urban Labs in Latin America: Participatory and Effective Interventions

By |April 4th 2022|

A strategy for planning that ensures to include citizens and addresses several challenges at once, urban labs can be found in many cities in Latin America. Simone Sandholz, Lucas de Carvalho Turmena, Jorgelina Hardoy, and Florencia Almansi with some examples from urban labs in Latin America.

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