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Social housing in densely populated urban areas: analysis of public policies and projects developed in the last decade in Spain

Grant number: 11/17663-7
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research
Effective date (Start): January 02, 2012
Effective date (End): March 01, 2012
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning - Fundamentals of Architecture and Urbanism
Principal Investigator:Leandro Silva Medrano
Grantee:Leandro Silva Medrano
Host Investigator: José María de Lapuerta Montoya
Host Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia Civil, Arquitetura e Urbanismo (FEC). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Research place: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain  


Spain in recent decades, and invested in research projects in various forms of urban development that address issues related to social housing. Becoming thus an important reference in the world. The study of the recent solutions for densely populated areas of the city of Madrid and surroundings as well as related public policies, should contribute to the advancement of scientific and methodological guidelines of the Brazilian cases. This research, which complements other ongoing with assistance from FAPESP, aims to identify and develop theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches, related to the design process of social housing in densely populated areas, which meet the demands of urban Brazilian society today. To this end, there will be a critical analysis, in the terms used in this research project proposals related to the programs: a) Minha Casa Minha Vida e Pró-moradia, both of the "Ministério das Cidades" (Brazil); b) Plan Rehabilita e o Plan de Vivienda, da Consejería de Medio Ambiente, Vivienda y Ordenación del Territorio (Span) . The analysis of projects, faced with their theoretical frameworks and policies, and examples from other countries, should substantiate the creation of new methodological guidelines for designing projects and policies related to the HIS in densely populated urban areas. (AU)

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