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Scheffer, Ramona (author)
Isolated and separated from the Omani population, thou- sands of low-skilled migrant workers from mainly South Asia live in labour camps across the country. In-dispensa- ble for the national economic growth and the construc- tion business the workers make up an impor-tant part of the Omani population, yet they are often housed in in- appropriate...
master thesis 2021
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Cheng, Jinfeng (author)
Ethiopia is going through rapid urbanization and population growth in the recent two decades with lots of migrants from the rural areas, resulting in a dramatic housing shortage. The same situation happens also in many other developing countries in the Global South, where affordable houses are demanded. By exploring an affordable housing scheme...
master thesis 2020
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Pasveer, C. (author)
It is projected by the United Nations that the population of Addis Ababa will increase to almost double the size as it has by the day today. Due to political, as well as geographical circumstances, there is very little vacant space left to accommodate this growth. To tackle this growth, the Ethiopian government established the Integrated Housing...
master thesis 2020
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Wallace, G.J. (author)
The goal of the graduation studio is to research and design housing solutions that improve the livelihood of Addis Ababa’s urban dwellers. Combining analysis, planning and design, the participants of this graduation studio were challenged to use multidisciplinary research methods and tools to elaborate design proposals for the development of a...
master thesis 2020
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de Graaf, W.G. (author)
This project seeks for an alternative low-cost housing strategy for the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently, the condominium housing scheme is implemented everywhere throughout the city. Despite the impressive amount of newly constructed dwelling units, shortcomings of this housing strategy have drastic consequences within the social and...
master thesis 2020
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Míková, D. (author)
A solution to the urgent need for new urban housing that could translate current social cultures to the physical environment is essential to avoid further ghettoisation and provide sufficient accessibility of amenities, infrastructure and employment. Seeking the balance between resiliency and efficiency at a low environmental cost requires...
master thesis 2020
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Hewitson, A.C.J. (author)
Addis Ababa is a city experiencing a huge population boom, and where the vast majority of housing can be classified as “slum”. State-owned kebele housing, which houses an estimated 40% of the city’s inhabitants, has very low rents but is not maintained, leading to deterioration. Thus, the city is left with a severe shortage of adequate housing....
master thesis 2020
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Paoletti, A. (author)
Ethiopia is both one of the fastest-growing economies and one of the poorest countries in the world. As its population grows exorbitantly, waves of migrants are flowing endlessly into the capital city. Such a fast pace of development brings about a hallucinated future constituted by processes driven by economic and political forces pursuing...
master thesis 2020
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Buondonno, F. (author)
In last decades, the housing sector have been going through profound transformations imposed by the society’s changes. The number of city dwellers is increasing all over the World, especially in the Global South where the shift from rural to urban life is still ongoing. Nevertheless, the resulting strategies to cope with the challenges that are...
master thesis 2020
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Degli Esposti, P. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Tang, Q. (author)
master thesis 2016
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van der Weg, M. (author)
Urbanisation is the one word that describes best what is currently happening in Africa. Addis Ababa is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa: the number of inhabitants is rising fast. More and more people from the countryside move to the capital. This puts a lot of pressure on the city and causes several problems. One of these problems is...
master thesis 2016
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De Vries, Y.C. (author)
The graduation studio Global Housing: Cross-cultural Methods and Positions / Addis Ababa engages with pressing dwelling issues in developing territories, as well as with the increasing cross-cultural character of contemporary architectural practice. Around half the population of the developing world is living and working in cities, a number that...
master thesis 2016
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