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Journal article

Remaking slums: international examples of upgrading neighbourhoods

Journal
Slum housing Case study Architecture Housing development Ethics South America
Description

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.

Publication Details
Peer Reviewed:
Yes
DOI:

10.3390/buildings10120216

License type:
CC BY
Access Rights Type:
open
Volume:
10
Issue:
12
Pagination:
1-9