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Remaking Slums: International Examples of Upgrading Neighbourhoods

Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Buildings 2020, 10(12), 216; https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120216
Received: 19 October 2020 / Revised: 18 November 2020 / Accepted: 20 November 2020 / Published: 26 November 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Architecture of Collective Housing)
The slum, self-constructed houses and neighbourhoods, signifies the dwelling and home for a very representative part of humanity. This text analyses the different typologies and the different possible and ethical strategies for foreseeing, for remaking and for the resettlement of these self-produced neighbourhoods. Some study cases and examples as references are presented, such as Solanda neighbourhood in Quito, Ecuador, and the Favela-Bairro programme in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This article is situated in the field of housing studies and focused specially on architectural issues. View Full-Text
Keywords: self-produced neighbourhoods; self-construction policies; remaking slums; foreseeing affordable housing; Solanda neighbourhood model; Favela-Bairro Programme self-produced neighbourhoods; self-construction policies; remaking slums; foreseeing affordable housing; Solanda neighbourhood model; Favela-Bairro Programme
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Montaner, J.M. Remaking Slums: International Examples of Upgrading Neighbourhoods. Buildings 2020, 10, 216. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120216

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Montaner JM. Remaking Slums: International Examples of Upgrading Neighbourhoods. Buildings. 2020; 10(12):216. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120216

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Montaner, Josep M. 2020. "Remaking Slums: International Examples of Upgrading Neighbourhoods" Buildings 10, no. 12: 216. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120216

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