Confronting Informality: Preserving communities and creating public goods in informal settlements

Roberto Rocco (Editor)

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Abstract

The Confronting Informality Symposium is a student-led event sponsored by the Chair of Spatial Planning & Strategy at the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft University of Technology. The symposium happens once a year and gathers experts, policy-makers, practitioners and others to discuss informal urbanisation, its political, economic and environmental implications and the tools to tackle it. The symposium, which is in its fifth edition, is a result of the faculty’s and its students’ awareness of the impacts of informal urbanisation in issues of social, economic and environmental sustainability and spatial justice in cities today
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDelft
PublisherDelft University of Technology
Number of pages286
ISBN (Print)978-94-6366-055-6
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Informal settlements
  • slum
  • slum upgrading
  • informal urbanisation
  • rights
  • governance
  • Participation
  • democracy
  • design

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