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A commemorative booklet of the global celebrations of World Habitat Day 1999 in Dalian, China, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in the Sahelian area of Africa and Canada.
Increasing levels of crime and insecurity in urban neighbourhoods are a worldwide phenomenon. This consultation identifies how tackling a wide range of social disorders and incivilities can help to make urban areas safer places in which to live and work.
A commemorative booklet of the global celebrations of World Habitat Day 1998 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Bangladesh and Australia.
A detailed description of housing provision for the poorest of the poor in Guayaquil including house plans, costing and self-assembly instructions for low-cost bamboo housing.
A practical guide explaining clearly and simply how the houses in this low-cost typhoon resistant housing programme are built, together with background information on the financing and social preparation involved in the programme.
The potential benefits and opportunities to society of an older population have been largely ignored to date. As populations around the world get older, a transition to a positive, active view of ageing is crucial. This consultation suggests ways in which this can be achieved.
Current systems of social housing encourage dependence on the state, ignoring the value of self-help, human solidarity and co-operation. This consultation identifies ways in which decent living conditions can be achieved without creating dependency.
A commemorative booklet of the global celebration of World Habitat Day 1997 in Bonn, Germany, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Brazil and Germany.
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