Tuesday, June 1, 2010


In the squatter areas and resettlement areas of Asian cities, houses grow little by little. When some money is saved, some materials are available or some friends gather, a wall is completed, a roof is improved, another room is added.
A Time to Build: People’s Housing in Asia

The active role of professionals is not something to be boosted in isolation. It’s not possible. There is a distinct social context of change in each country, and this social context has a great influence upon how architects and professionals work - or don’t work. It might be very important for each country to examine their own social contexts and look back at their own change processes - in which the professionals operate.
( more soon )
Dowload .pdf here 01 Overview

1 comment:

  1. Hmmm, the city planning process diagram. Right now, it is more the politician and the private business ... in the competition of space in the city.