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Title: Review of physical and socio-economic characteristics and intervention approaches of informal settlements
Authors: Wekesa, BW
Steyn, GS
Otieno, FAO
Keywords: Informal settlements
Building technology
Poor urban dwellers
Issue Date: Apr-2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Wekesa, BW, Steyn, GS and Otieno, FAO. 2011. Review of physical and socio-economic characteristics and intervention approaches of informal settlements. Habitat International, Vol 35(2), pp 238-245
Series/Report no.: Workflow request;5927
Abstract: This paper advocates the need for building technologies that are responsive to the urban poor and their environment. These are technologies that empowers the urban poor communities to make their own contribution to the process of improving their living conditions and hence the quality of life.
Description: Copyright: 2011 Elsevier. This is an ABSTRACT ONLY
URI: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0197397510000652
http://hdl.handle.net/10204/5370
ISSN: 0197-3975
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Rural infrastructure and services
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