Informal Housing and Land Subdivisions in Third World Cities: a Review of the Literature

 CENDEP, Oxford Polytechnic 1989 Studies of informal sector housing within developing countries commonly embrace a wide variety of settlement processes. The literature abounds with studies of “self-help” housing, case studies of slums and squatter settlements and their locally defined variations. Whether it is termed an informal, popular or private sector activity, it has been widely […]

Urban Projects Manual

(Joint Editor), Liverpool University Press 1983. British contribution to International Year of Shelter for the Homeless 1987 Attitudes towards low-income housing in the expanding cities of the Third World have been undergoing considerable change in recent years and the positive characteristics of these settlements are gaining increasing recognition. Urban Housing in the Third World asks […]

Urban Housing In The Third World

(Author) Leonard Hill Attitudes towards low-income housing in the expanding cities of the Third World have been undergoing considerable change in recent years and the positive characteristics of these settlements are gaining increasing recognition. Urban Housing in the Third World asks whether these processes have gone far enough in realizing the urban dimension of housing […]