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Prefab Houses in low-income countries


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Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing population growth after centuries of population stagnation attributable to the slave trade and colonization. The region’s population, in fact increased from 100 million in 1900 to 770 million in 2005. The latest UN projections published in March 2007, envisaged a figure of 1.5 to 2 billion inhabitants to be reached between the present and 2050 (CEPED, 2008). The population growth poses a lot of housing challenges for Governments. Some governments have explored industrialized building systems (IBS) – PREFAB HOUSES to address the housing shortage. The social and economic factors in these countries have impeded the success of these initiatives. This book uses successful and unsuccessful case studies of prefab housing projects embarked on by governments globally to ascertain the strength of the Prefab housing interventions suggested by thought leaders in the housing space as a means of addressing the housing shortage in low-income countries. This book also uses a survey to gauge the interests of the growing middle income population in Prefab Houses. This book will be useful to housing policy analysts, government ministers and urban managers.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC92643
AuthorEvans Essienyi
Number of Pages76
Publishing Year2013-06-29T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeEnvironmental science, engineering & technology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
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