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By on November 30, 2015

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Name of university

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Department
Housing Network of FAU-UFRJ

Contacts

Address
Av Pedro Calmon, 550 – Prédio da Reitoria/FAU
Cidade Universitária – Rio de Janeiro, RJ – CEP 21941-901 – Brasil

Phone
+552139381680

Official Focal Point
Solange Carvalho
solange@fau.ufrj.br

Alternate Focal Point
Pablo Benetti
benettipablo@gmail.com

Signee, Expression of Interest
Prof. Dr. Mauro Cesar de Oliveira Santos  – Director of FAU-UFRJ
direcao@fau.ufrj.br

Contact
solange@fau.ufrj.br

Website
www.fau.ufrj.br/

Description

The Housing Network of FAU-UFRJ is composed of two laboratories working in the areas of Social Housing and Slums (Housing and Slum Upgrading – themes HUB), linked to two postgraduate programs.

The Housing Network aims to embrace various scales of action: the Housing Laboratory – LabHab, linked to the Postgraduate program of PROARQ, aims to establish requirements and criteria of the effectiveness of projects and social housing programs. And, conducting studies of post-occupation and adaptation of different social urban architectural complexes of social housing in Rio de Janeiro, the Housing and Urban Form Laboratory, linked to the Postgraduate program of PROURB, has its field focused on the urban scale, and investigates the urban integration of different types of housing from slums to the sets of social housing, mobility studies, the implantation site and job opportunities. Also note the contribution to the neighborhoods and to the city by these housing clusters, and their repercussions on the quality of public spaces.

Areas of Expertise related to UN-Habitat
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Housing
Related UNI Thematic Hubs

1-FAU-int-01

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