Earth architecture in Uruguayan mutual-aid housing cooperatives

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This study by Nina Beatriz Pompeu Quintas aims to investigate the perceptions and barriers around the use of earth architecture in mutual aid housing cooperatives in Uruguay and to assess how this option could be a viable implementation in such collectives.

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Localisation
Global
Année
2020
Statut
Terminé
Organisation
  • urbaMonde-Suisse
Contact
Léa Oswald
Budget
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Bailleur de fonds

Several interviews were carried with different actors in Uruguay, namely architects specialized in earth architecture, academia, government, Uruguayan Federation of Mutual-Aid Housing Cooperatives (FUCVAM) and Technical Assistance Institutes (IATs).

Moreover, in the context of mutual-aid housing cooperatives, equally important is the investigation among cooperativists on the perceptions, reasons and barriers for adopting this mode of construction on their own cooperatives. After assessing those factors, recommendations will be provided in the context of Uruguay and Uruguayan mutual-aid housing cooperatives.

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spatial distribution of FUCVAM

urban actor support and the interlinkages of their actions


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