Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of InhabitantsUrban and rural inhabitants for a life of dignity!
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Date published: 12-16-2014
Recent successes of Polish urban movement suggest that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
Date published: 12-12-2014The crisis of foreclosures and evictions from a Human Rights perspective.
Fostering social interaction in citiesThe streets and public areas in which people come together are the lifeblood of cities. Unlike parks, traffic and buildings, however, the life between these spaces does not fall under a specific municipal, state or federal jurisdiction—and it shows. By putting people—their behaviour and activity—at the centre of design and planning processes, cities can promote social interaction and public engagement,argues Jeff Risom, partner and managing director at urban research and design...
Source: Jeff Risom
World Habitat Awards 2014: Finalists Announced!BSHF is delighted to announce the ten finalists for the 2014-15 World Habitat Awards, chosen from over 200 projects, from over 80 countries around the globe. From initiatives focusing on homeless or marginalised people, large-scale lighting projects or finance models as well as community self-build in indigenous communities, this year’s finalists illustrate an impressive breadth of good practice in housing led by inspiring people worldwide. Community-Led Infrastructure Finance Facility...
Source: Building and Social Housing Foundation