Essays about: "Housing problems in the philippines"

Found 2 essays containing the words Housing problems in the philippines.

  1. 1. Sustainable Housing in Navotas, the Philippines - A Minor Field Study on Low-income Housing in Disaster Prone Areas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Högskoleingenjörsutbildning i byggteknik med arkitektur

    Author : Sophia Truong; Lina Olofsson; [2008]
    Keywords : the philippines; sanagmana; ngo; housing development; low-income households; Building construction; Byggnadsteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The study is about the housing situation of the urban poor in Navotas in Metro Manila, the Philippines. It is a field study carried out in Manila, a city with 13 million inhabitants, where people live in an already congested area and at the same time people from the provinces move there to pursue jobs and the promise of a better life. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Slum to Adequate Shelter - A Study on Housing Solutions for the Urban Poor in Manila, Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Högskoleingenjörsutbildning i byggteknik med arkitektur

    Author : Eva Mörnhed; Maria Gehander; [2008]
    Keywords : baseco; the philippines; manila; low-cost housing; urban poverty; slum; housing project; habitat for humanity; gawad kalinga.; Building construction; Byggnadsteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This report is about the housing situation in Manila, capital of the Philippines. 25% of the inhabitants in this mega city live in informal settlements, often on places unsuitable for living. The target area of this paper is Baseco, a large slum area near the outlet of Pasig River and home to 47 000 people according to the 2002 census. READ MORE