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This booklet introduces the World Habitat Awards 2016 and provides information on the awards in general and application deadlines.
The UN’s Special Rapporteur on housing is currently focusing on the connections between homelessness and housing rights. In preparing their forthcoming report to the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur has requested responses to a range of questions.
Report of the Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium
The Second POWER HOUSE nZEC Symposium held in Versailles represented an excellent opportunity to assess the issues that cities of tomorrow will be facing in the near future and to discuss with local authorities’ representatives and housing experts about how Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers should contribute to address these challenges and secure a ‘fair energy transition’.
Report on nZEB workshop in Tallinn
In divided and cooperative property buildings, the role of the tenant or owner is crucial for the decision making process, especially with regard to the retrofitting of existing buildings.
A summary of the community-led housing sector in the UK alongside potential mechanisms for scaling up drawing on international case studies from the World Habitat Awards.
The community-led housing sector is a diverse one, with a wide range of organisations offering support and advice to communities interested in taking a project forward. There is a wealth of online information for a range of audiences, whether they are new to the concept of community-led housing or already heavily involved in a project.
World Habitat Award winner 2011
This report presents the outcomes of our 2012 peer exchange to Nepal to look at how the World Habitat Award winner, Housing for Health (Australia), have transferred their approach to another country.
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