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Presentation of the World Habitat Awards, 2009
A commemorative booklet of the global celebration of World Habitat Day 2009 in Washington D.C., United States of America, including detailed descriptions of the World Habitat Award winning projects in Brazil and Poland.
This collection of essays reflects on key topics regarding urban transformations currently taking place in Europe and the role that social housing has in fostering more liveable, sustainable communities.
This conference presentation focuses on the work of the need to re-use and retrofit the existing housing stock. It was given to the GreenBuild Expo meeting held in Manchester in June 2009.
CD-ROM containing details of Ecomaterials in Social Housing Projects, Cuba and ZukunftsWerkStadt Leinefelde, Germany, winners of the 2007 World Habitat Awards and hosts to the international study visits that took place in 2008.
Exchanges
2009
Exchanges of knowledge and experience between ten communes of Neiva, Colombia and ten award-winning practices from different parts of the world.
With changing social-demographic patterns and welfare systems in Europe, the way of life for many European citizens is now in a state of flux. Social housing is at the core of these changes and this report provides a timely insight into the impact they will have.
CD-ROM of the 2007 International Study Visits to the 2006 Winners of the World Habitat Awards: the Building and Construction Improvement Programme, Pakistan and Johannesburg Housing Company, South Africa.
An experience in Rio de Janeiro (Volume II)
The second of two publications outlining the key features of Bento Rubião Foundation’s (FBR) pioneering Land and Housing Programme in Rio de Janeiro, a finalist in the 2005 World Habitat Awards. This volume focuses on the organisation’s Right to Housing project, which involves housing construction through mutual aid, self-management and the formation of cooperatives.
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