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HFC1642 - Mending the urban fabric

HFC - 1642
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne / it Italy
1 members
Francesco Montresor

The proposal addresses the problem of the rapid expansion of slum communities in The Philippines. It explores ways for this communities to access better living conditions, starting from the urban level to the housing module itself.

At every scale, the maximum is done to integrate the communities by different means, from planning to building, avoiding destroying economical and social networks.

The project explores innovative technologies to build the units, reducing the costs to a minimum.

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