Essays about: "slum upgrading"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words slum upgrading.

  1. 1. Puzzle pavement : a competition project for better streetscapes in unpaved informal settlements

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jonathan Anderson; Daniel Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : dust pollution; informal settlements; public space; slum; slum upgrading; streetscapes; unpaved streets; water management;

    Abstract : The developing world’s population is becoming more and more urbanized in a very rapid pace. The urbanization combined with a too normative city planning and use of inefficient approaches from governments has in many cases led to the formation of informal settlements, where 860 million people lived in the year of 2013. READ MORE

  2. 2. Slum Upgrading and Community Participation - A case study on slum upgrading in Kibera

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Byggproduktion

    Author : Magnus Flinck; [2017]
    Keywords : Stakeholder management; stakeholder analysis; community participation; Slum upgrading; Slums; Kibera; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Construction projects will affect numerous actors with various interests, needs and demands. Different project will affect different actors where their specific interests will vary depending on project type but also throughout the projects execution. These actors are today referred to as a project’s stakeholders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Civil participation in slum development projects : a case study of the civil participation in project Viva Lago Soldati, in Buenos Aires

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Laura Kristine Marianne Grace Bergman; [2016]
    Keywords : slum; participation; civil participation; slum development; villa; villa miseria; Lago Soldati; MFS; medborgardeltagande; medborgardialog;

    Abstract : Both the United Nations and the World Bank consider participatory slum improvement to be the current best practice for dealing with slum challenges. 10% of the population in Buenos Aires live in slum areas. Many of the residents work informally and are therefore unable to get the documents needed to get a house contract outside the Slums. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Evolution of Slum Upgrading: Mainstream Approaches Used

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Ceverene Mureithi; [2016]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

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  5. 5. Wastescape Bhubaneswar & Cuttack

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur; KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Oskar Gudéhn; Linda Ringqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : Bhubaneswar; Cuttack; Odisha; Waste; Waste Management; Architecture; sustainable studies; critical studies; Urban Planning; Formal; Informal; Minor Field Study; MFS; Architects without Borders; ASF; SPARC; UDRC; KKPKP; waste picker; godown; Mahila Milan; India; Rammed Earth; Mud; Bamboo; ANT; recycling; composting; biogas; landfill; slum; slum upgrading; interview; documentation; sketches; holistic; bottom up; social sustainability; economic sustainability; ecological sustainability;

    Abstract : This project is a study of the wastescape - a network of waste - of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in Odisha, India.  The study incorporates key locations, e.g. landfills, urban wastelands and waste warehouses; major actors in the formal and informal waste sector; and flows of waste through economic and social systems. READ MORE