Tagged: slum

The term refers slum under different local names, many types of homes and facilities. The word ‘slum’ is used since the early 1950s to designate, in the Maghreb, literally ‘houses cans’, that is to say a series of homes built with recycled materials.

Slum

Slum

The term refers slum under different local names, many types of homes and facilities. The word ‘slum’ is used since the early 1950s to designate, in the Maghreb, literally ‘houses cans’, that is to...

Shantytown (or slum)

Shantytown (or slum)

The term “shantytown,” which has many local variations, refers to several types of housing and settlement. The French term “bidonville” has been used since the 1950s to designate, in the North African Maghreb, houses...