Re-thinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries
There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve "the housing problem" in developing countries. Numerous organizations that mobilize these professionals and their cause now proliferate in both rich and poor countries. However, design...
To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge
From Emergency to Sustainability
Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where...
Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge