[OSM-talk] Mapping Klong Toey Slums

Morray osmco at go4more.de
Fri Jul 15 19:54:46 UTC 2016


Or look into the corresponding well-written, although a bit strongly
politically colored, book:
https://www.versobooks.com/books/2011-radical-cities
Am 15.07.2016 um 20:20 schrieb Oleksiy Muzalyev:
> Dear Mishari,
>
> If you are interested in the subject of slums, you may read and view
> videos about the work of Prof. Alfredo Brillembourg:
>
> http://www.designboom.com/architecture/interview-alfredo-brillembourg-of-urban-think-tank-06-12-2014/
>
>
> This man is part of the Urban-Think Tank (U-TT). This organization has
> got the practical know-how of redeveloping slums by their dwellers
> themselves after some additional training in construction. They also
> have got the technology of re-planing, dealing with local authorities,
> etc.
>
> Several of their projects turned slums into nice districts with
> minimal cost.
>
> I was at the conference of Prof. Alfredo Brillembourg. He said that
> 95% of humanity lives in slums, and consequently the history of
> civilizations happens also in slums. They invest into this work
> serious thinking and practical effort.
>
> Best regards,
> Oleksiy
>
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