Gimme Shelter: Housing in Developing Countries

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In many developing countries, unreliable infrastructure, economics, and societal needs mandate the basic principles of mixed-use new urbanism. However, scarce land, exorbitant land prices, and fear of appearing "backward" force developers to build tall buildings. This session examined solutions for the staggering housing challenge facing rapidly urbanizing, developing countries around the globe.

Dhiru Thadani, AIA, Principal, Ayers/Saint/Gross
Jaime Correa, Founding Partner, Jaime Correa and Associates

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