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Bamboo Housing: TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition poster

Policy Papers & Briefs
Novembro, 2016
Equador
Américas

Bamboo Housing regenerates deforested areas by creating self-suf- cient housing communities that cultivate their own raw materials.

This poster is one of a selection of entries from the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition that was run by FAO and DBR | Design Build Research School on the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September 2015.The competition challenged architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions.

House for Indigenous People: TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition poster

Policy Papers & Briefs
Novembro, 2016
África do Sul
Malásia
Ásia

This poster is one of a selection of entries from the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition that was run by FAO and DBR | Design Build Research School on the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September 2015.The competition challenged architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions.

This design proposes a housing solution for a small indigenous community known as the Orang Asli that lives in the Belum Rainforest of Malaysia.

Temporary Dormitories: TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition poster

Policy Papers & Briefs
Novembro, 2016
Ásia
Myanmar
Tailândia

The open and airy temporary dormitories are designed to t into the local environment and can provide some privacy and storage space for twenty-ve students, many of which arrive in need of immediate housing. The building is constructed with local materials that are well known to inhabitants insuring that it is easy and affordable to maintain.

Ribeirinhos do São Francisco e a resistência frente à construção da Usina Hidrelétrica de Riacho Seco: o caso do município de Santa Maria da Boa Vista/PE

Journal Articles & Books
Novembro, 2016
Brasil
Este trabalho tem como objetivo, entender o processo de resistência no campo e na cidade na região do Submédio São Francisco, em especial a atuação do processo de resistência dos povos ribeirinhos do município de Santa Maria da Boa Vista – PE. Em função da eminente construção da Usina Hidrelétrica de Riacho Seco, a mesma não tendo prosseguimento no licenciamento e leilão, ficando no Estudo de Impacto Ambiental – (EIA) sem concluir o Relatório de Impacto Ambiental – (RIMA) assim a


Remaking the Urban Mosaic

Manuals & Guidelines
Outubro, 2016
Colombia
Global

Participatory and inclusive land readjustment, or PILaR for short, is a way of reorganizing the ownership of land in and around cities in a pro-poor way. It brings together land parcels belonging to different owners and treats them as a single unit for planning and infrastructure provision. The municipality reserves a portion of the land for roads and other public infrastructure, and returns the rest to the original owners. Each owner gets back a smaller parcel, but it is worth more because it now has road access and other services.

Opening poster for treehousing international wood design competition

Policy Papers & Briefs
Agosto, 2016
África do Sul

This poster is the opening poster for the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition that was run by FAO and DBR | Design Build Research School on the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa, in September 2015.The competition challenged architecture students, professional architects and designers to develop innovative and sustainable wood housing and urban building solutions.

The Case for Adequate Housing for Teachers in Windhoek

Reports & Research
Julho, 2016

The initiative to investigate the housing situation of teachers in Namibia was triggered by teacher

Gertrude Mujoro, who discussed the matter with her fellow colleagues who brought the matter to the

attention of the leadership of the Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN). In 2014 the Trade Union Congress

of Namibia (TUCNA), the umbrella federation that TUN belongs to, developed a document titled

“TUCNA Development Policy Proposals” (TUCNA, 2014), which contains a section on housing. In line