[Urbanstudy] I built my own social housing: the rise of Chile's 'half-houses'

Vinay Baindur yanivbin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 01:38:55 CDT 2017


*I built my own social housing: the rise of Chile's 'half-houses' – video*


https://www.theguardian.com/cities/video/2016/jun/16/built-my-own-social-housing-chile-half-houses-video
After an earthquake and tsunami devastated Constitución, in south Chile,
architect Alejandro Aravena is developing a new type of social housing, one
that uses the techniques of the slum. His ‘half-houses’ are exactly that –
houses that leave one side for residents to complete themselves
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