Based on work presented at the May 2013 Latin American Forum on Noteworthy Instruments of Urban Intervention, this book (which includes work written in Spanish and Portuguese) presents 21 case...
Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.
Is Informal Transit Land-Oriented? Investigating the Links Between Informal Transit and Land-Use Planning in Quito, EcuadorDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2019Julie Gamble and Elisa Puga
Like many Latin American cities, Quito has undergone rapid urban transformation due to transportation interventions aimed at improving equity and environmental outcomes. Yet, informal transport...
Caso de estudio Bogotá D.C., período 2000–2015Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019María Cristina Rojas E., Rodrigo E. Carrascal E., and Yolanda B. Caballero P.
Este documento presenta los resultados del análisis del instrumento de porcentajes obligatorios de suelo destinado a programas de vivienda de interés social y prioritario en Bogot...
An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban InformalityDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna
This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...
Slums, Informal Settlements, and the Role of Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Will Jason, November 19, 2018
Slums and informal settlements hold a quarter of the global urban population, and they are absorbing the majority of urban growth in developing regions.
RioOnWatchSeptiembre 29, 2018El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
RioOnWatchSeptiembre 26, 2018El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
EventosSeptiembre 20, 2018Collaborators: Harvard Graduate School of Design Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies
A symposium that will challenge participants to discuss the range of perceptions and systemic changes needed to re-imagine integrative urban and social landscapes.
The potential of ecosystem-based measures for reduction of landslide risk in Rio de JaneiroDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2018Wofram Lange, Simone Sandholz, and Udo Nehren
Ecosystem-based measures have a high potential to replace or build on engineered solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), not only in rural but also in urban...