Peri-urban Incremental Housing and Planning; Colombia

Category: Architecture + Urban Design +

Policy & Guidelines 

Year: 2011

Status: Completed 

Location: Colombia

 

 

Seeking innovative solutions for the design, planning and production of social housing in the midst of Colombia’ 2011 humanitarian crisis caused by flooding which resulted in the displacement of over 3 million people, the project proposal incorporated decentralized infrastructure as well as typological studies of the housing units to achieve unit agglomerations that resulted on the creation of communal and public spaces.

KEY WORDS: #Housing #Reconstruction #Policy #Guidelines #AlternativeMaterials #PassiveDesign #Sustainability #WaterManagement #Guidelines