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DASH Global Housing

Affordable Dwellings for Growing Cities

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> The need to complete 90,000 housing units per day from now till 2030
> Delft Architectural Studies on Housing is a thematic journal devoted to residential design
> Double issue
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In emerging economies all over the world, massive urbanization leads to an acute need of affordable housing. DASH Global Housing is a special double issue focused on architectural and urban planning models implemented to face this challenge worldwide.

DASH explores the tension between the required mass production and solutions tailored to local circumstances. The emphasis is both on the design of the individual dwelling and the city as a whole. What makes a good, compact dwelling? How can new megacities do justice to the existing social and economic structures, to local production methods and the individual wishes of residents? Experts from the Netherlands and abroad shed light on this global phenomenon. This issue includes articles by Dick van Gameren, Tom Avermaete and Helen Gyger and interviews with Charles Correa and Go West. The plan documentation includes projects by Jaime Lerner in Angola, PK Das in India and Kamran Diba in Iran as well as historical examples from Great Britain and North America, countries that faced similar problems more than a century ago.

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December 2015 | available | editors: Delft University of Technology, Chair of Architecture and Dwelling | design: Joseph Plateau | Dutch, English | paperback | 23 x 28 cm | 304 pages | illustrated (500 color and b/w) | in conjunction with: Delft University of Technology, Chair of Architecture and Dwelling

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