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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Contribution type:
Textbeitrag / Aufsatz 
Author(s):
Hu, R., Linner, T., Follini, C., Pan, W., Bock, T. 
Title:
An Affordable and Adaptable Building System to Transform Informal Settlements in Cairo 
Abstract:
Today, approximately 70% of Greater Cairo’s 20 million inhabitants are living in urban informal settlements, and the number is expected to continuously increase. These informal settlements suffer from various issues such as overpopulation, high unemployment rate, land shortage, poor living conditions, inadequate infrastructures, and environmental pressures. This paper is a scientific summary of the results from the research project A²L-Mobilius, which is partly funded by the German Federal Minis...    »
 
Keywords:
Cairo, building system, informal settlements, open building, urban regeneration 
Book / Congress title:
Proceedings of S.ARCH International Architecture Conference 
Year:
2018 
Language:
en