IDB CIRCLE

for "Housing, What's Next?"

OCTOBER 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.

In collaboration with David Carnighan

From the Inter-American Development Bank:

..."At a time in which [...] effervescent population growth persists–particularly in the geographical regions of the Global South and in emerging economies–the question is how do we change the paradigm and start thinking about housing in relation to the quality of the urban fabric to build better cities.

Responding to this situation the Housing and Urban Development Division of the Inter-American Development Bank started a project called Housing ¿What’s Next? which looked into 100 cases that helps us thinking about housing in a more productive and holistic way. The cases and reflections are compiled in an exhibition and a book which provide a repository of detonating ideas that allow us to learn from what has been done in other contexts and to project in multiple axes how housing can still be exploited as a trans-formative element for the city.

The exhibition is an invitation to strategically use what we have learned to imagine new solutions and possibilities and to bring to the table a renewed agenda for the development of housing and the city of the future."

The event “Housing what’s next? Challenges and innovation in the Global South” took place at the IDB headquarters in Washington DC in October. 

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