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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.
A commemorative publication featuring the 2013/14 World Habitat Awards at the closing ceremony of the Seventh World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Palestine and the USA.
Newsletter summarising the work of the winners and finalists from World Habitat Awards in 2013.
World Habitat Award winner 2012
This report presents the outcomes of our 2013 peer exchange to Uruguay to learn more about the World Habitat Award winning project, ‘South-South Cooperation: international transfer of the FUCVAM model of mutual aid housing cooperatives’ and to look at how their approach has successfully transferred to other countries.
BSHF is one of the partners in the Powerhouse nearly Zero Energy Challenge, a three-year project funded by the EU's Intelligent Energy Programme.
Masterplanning requires a clear brief developed through an understanding of local issues and challenges, as well as an appreciation of local assets. It should also raise aspirations and build a consensus for people to work together and implement the plan.
In Creating the Conditions for New Settlements the Building and Social Housing Foundation proposes New Settlement Partnerships as a way of enabling large scale locally-led development with a more active role for communities.
Baseline case studies report
This case studies report has been produced by the Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham.
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