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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Contribution type:
Textbeitrag / Aufsatz 
Author(s):
Follini, C., Hu, R., Pan, W., Linner, T., Bock, T. 
Title:
Collaborative Advanced Building Methodology toward Industrialization of Informal Settlements in Cairo 
Abstract:
Today’s population has reached a growth rate never seen before, and, globally, there are examples of traditional cities that have failed to adapt to this sudden change. Egypt makes no exception in this trend. In its largest city Cairo, this trend caused a considerable expansion of the phenomenon of informal settlements, areas spontaneously built by the inhabitants, often lacking regulation, planning, and basic needs. By investigating the context of Cairo, in particular the area of Sakiat Mekki,...    »
 
Keywords:
Collaborative design and construction; Industrialization of informal settlements; Decentralized Processing Unit; Affordable and Adaptable Building System 
Book / Congress title:
Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC) 
Year:
2017 
Language:
en