Housing for the Urban Poor
From Local Action to Global Networks

January 7 – February 1, 2013, Field Study in Bangkok, Thailand

In January 2013 Josefine Fokdal is in Bangkok, Thailand, to review the relationship building of the unique “sister” model of SDI in Thailand, an alliance between the ‘Community Organizations Development ...

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January 9, 2013, Lecture at Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Astrid Ley is invited to give a lecture on the topic of “Urban Poor and their Network-Building around Housing“ at the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Thammasat University. This ...

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November 19 – 20, 2012, Visit by Abahlali baseMjondolo

Abahlali baseMjondolo is a right-based social movement of shack dwellers from Durban, South Africa. Their litigations in the housing field have created much attention as they have managed to defend ...

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November 4 – 30 2012, Field Study in Manila and Iloilo, Philippines

We have moved on to the second phase of our research project, which includes fieldwork in the Philippines, Thailand and South Africa.
In November 2012 Josefine Fokdal is in the ...

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Summer semester 2012 workshops for students

During the summer semester 2012 we offer a seminar on ‚Housing for the Urban poor. From Local Action to Global Networks’ at the Berlin Institute of Technology. 16 students with ...

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March 8 – 22, 2012 Field Study in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa

During two weeks in March the project was presented to key stakeholders in South Africa. At the same time we took the opportunity to pre-test a preliminary questionnaire. The evaluation ...

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