Incremental Housing Strategy by Filipe Balestra and Sara Göransson
Architects Filipe Balestra and Sara Göransson have developed a strategy to develop informal slums into permanent urban districts through a process of gradual improvement to existing dwellings instead of demolition and rebuilding. Developed in Bombay, India, the Incremental Housing Strategy is intended to allow districts to improve organically without uprooting communities. A pilot project will be implemented in Pune, India but the architects believe the strategy could be appropriate in any country with similar urban conditions.
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