Category: Southern America

Countries in Southern America: Argentina | Bahamas | Bolivia | Brasil | Chile | Colombia | Ecuador | French Guyana | Guyana | Haïti | Jamaica | Paraguay | Peru | Suriname | Uruguay | Venezuela

Argentina

URBANIZATION History of Cities – Heritage Partial Source: Thesis R. Oliveira By the 1880s, Argentina will experience housing problems in its major cities. The poorest, often of immigrant origin (strong European emigration) and come...

Bahamas

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING Legal Aspects RIGHT TO HOUSING FORCED EVICTION LAND RIGHTS LAND GRABBING VULNERABLE GROUPS SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES Social...

Bolivia

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY According to official statistics from the National Population and Housing Census 2001 and the projection of the National Statistics Institute (INE) in 2006, the population would reach 9,400,000 2,265,963...

Brazil

URBANIZATION History of cities – Heritage The vast majority of the Brazilian population lives in urban areas. The migration to the cities continues to be very important. To understand the history of cities, it...

Chile

URBANIZATION History of Cities – Heritage Urban Housing Rural Housing As already explained above, only 13% of the Chilean population lives in rural areas. To characterize this, take the example of the traditional habitat...

Colombia

URBANIZATION History of Cities – Heritage Urban Housing Rural Housing LEGAL ASPECTS Right to Housing The right to housing is enshrined in the Constitution since 1991 (4) Article 51 : All Colombians have the...

Ecuador

HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING In Ecuador, seven out of ten people live in cities. More than half of built heritage in urban areas has been done outside the regulations, with...

French Guyana

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING Legal Aspects RIGHT TO HOUSING FORCED EVICTION LAND RIGHTS LAND GRABBING VULNERABLE GROUPS SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES Social...

Guyana

ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT HISTORY DEMOGRAPHY SOCIO-ECONOMICAL CONTEXT HABITAT HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE URBAN HOUSING RURAL HOUSING Legal Aspects RIGHT TO HOUSING FORCED EVICTION LAND RIGHTS LAND GRABBING VULNERABLE GROUPS SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES Social...