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This housing report looks at housing typologies in India, with a focus on unreinforced brick masonry walls with pitched clay tile roof.

This is a traditional construction practice followed...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This Housing report looks on housing typologies in India, with a focus on unreinforced brick masonry building with reinforced concrete roof slab.

Typical rural and urban construction in...

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Publisher(s): Habitat For Humanity
Date: Feb 2014

Evaluation of renovation plans for disaster struck areas in Asia

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This volume debates and informs on themes such as housing, participation, and vulnerability in relation to large-scale post-disaster reconstruction. It is a contribution to ongoing debate in terms...

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This issue of the journal 'Humanitairan Exchange', has a special feature which focuses on the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of Africa, where aid agencies estimate that more...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

Here is a presentation of a classroom building project in a stone quarry worker settlement in Navi Mumbai, India as a case study for demonstrating the notion of architectural collaboration as a...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

My research is relevant to any reconstruction or upgrading scheme working with an existing neighbourhood. Working within a ‘slum upgrading’ scheme in Agra, ‘cultural heritage preservation’ has...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This 1research examines the relevance of tradition and culture in post-disaster reconstruction, through the use of a detailed case study: the fishing communities of Tamil Nadu, India. Meeting the...

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Most houses in rural India are masonry houses. The masonry walls are built with burnt clay brick or natural stone masonry. Many choices are made across India for the roof. For instance, a sloping...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

A Hindi language guide for Earthquake Proof Housing Guidelines for Home Owners detailing earthquake proof building configurations, precautions and post-earthquake guidelines.

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