PROGRAMMATIC COMPOSITIONS

VERTICAL LIVING
First term research into political, socio-cultural and economic aspects of Bogotá city will inform the programmatic brief of each proposal.Responding to the conflict generated by private investments and public governmental strategies in Colombian context, the high-rise proposals will include two main programmatic parts – housing, various civic programmes and possibly private ones-. A specific investigation on housing and different ways of living, as they relate to both informal and formal vertical structures, will be done before composing the entrails of the hyper-building.

Readings:
– Davis, Mike: Planet of slums, London; New York: Verso, 2006. – At the library
– Rueda-García, Nicolás: “The case of Bogotá D.C., Colombia”, Understanding Slums: Case Studies for the Global Report on Human Settlements 2003. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dpu-projects/Global_Report/pdfs/Bogota.pdf
– Andres Blanco, Alan Gilbert, Jeongseob Kim: “Housing tenure in Latin American cities: The role of household income”, Habitat International, 51, 2016, pp. 1-10.rent-blanco-2016-2
– Alan Gilbert: “Helping the poor through housing subsidies: lessons from
Chile, Colombia and South Africa”, Habitat International, n. 28, 2004, pp.13–40. housingsubshabint-1
– Alan Gilbert: “Housing policy in Colombia”. In: Bredenoord, J and van Lindert, P,(eds.) Housing the poor in an urbanizing world, Earthscan: London, 2014 , pp.256-270. rvan-lindert-colombia-final

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