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The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Willem Salet, Camila D'Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, and Daniel Bossuyt (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing self-build experiences in city-regions over three continents, this book spans gigantic local differences. In order to make sense of comparison, a strict selection of paradigm is made to ... More


Vertical Versus Horizontal: Constraints of Modern Living Conditions in Informal Settlements and the Reality of Construction

Franziska Laue

in Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is based on fieldwork carried out in Jeramana, a village that was once in the Ghouta and now forms part of Greater Damascus. It studies the architectural development of two streets ... More


Contested governance of housing for low-and middle-income groups in European city-regions: the pivotal role of commissioning

Willem Salet and Daniël Bossuyt

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Comparing the housing situation of European city-regions is complicated by the large differences between social-economic and institutional conditions. In the first part of the chapter, a global ... More


The Solano Trindade housing occupation as an urban self-management project in metropolitan Rio de Janeiro

Luciana Corrêa do Lago, Fernanda Petrus, and Irene de Queiroz e Mello

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyses an urban self-management project developed by the partnership between a social housing movement — Movimento Nacional de Luta pela Moradia/MNLM (National Movement of Struggle for ... More


Residential experiences in times of shifting housing regimes in Istanbul

Zeynep Enlil and İclal Dinçer

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines changing housing regimes in Istanbul. It analyses two forms of self-building that emerged as solutions improvised by people in response to the pressing housing need and became ... More


The implications of self-build for the social and spatial shape of city-regions: exemplifying the cases of São Paulo and Amsterdam

Camila D’Ottaviano, Stan Majoor, Suzana Pasternak, and Willem Salet

in The Self-Build Experience: Institutionalisation, Place-Making and City Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348429
eISBN:
9781447349952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348429.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how the different arrangements of low- and middle-income housing at the micro-level relate to processes of city building at the level of the city-region. We study how the social ... More


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