publication . Article . 2012

Order in progressive construction: Manifestation based on housing in two barrios (slums) of the city of Caracas

Zambrano, Andres;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2012
  • Publisher: DINÂMIA'CET-IUL
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
In Venezuela, the name of “barrio” is given to the housing agglomeration set without any city-planning order on a land area that, most of the times, has been illegally occupied. In the barrio zones it is the family that undertakes, from the beginning, the gradual construction of its house, without any intermediary and with scarcely qualified construction workers. This dynamic occupation and following house construction is part of many Venezuelan cities’ growth. In this context, featured by the absence of city planning and lack of building control, is it possible to see any evidence of housing progress? The answer to this doubt is developed in the following paper...
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free text keywords: Barrio, Slums housing, Progressive construction, Livin disposition
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publication . Article . 2012

Order in progressive construction: Manifestation based on housing in two barrios (slums) of the city of Caracas

Zambrano, Andres;