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Urban Policy & Housing: Collaborating For Liveable Cities at MIPIM 2016

France Architecture News - Mar 17, 2016 - 18:34   6641 views

Urban Policy & Housing: Collaborating For Liveable Cities at MIPIM 2016

Urban policies becomes an important issue for housing design in order to get more pragmatic solutions in the long run. The session of 'Urban Policy & Housing: Collaborating For Liveable Cities'' at MIPIM 2016 have focused on the most problematic countries in terms of liveable places including India, Nigeria, Lagos, USA and Japan. The panel basically has discussed the most challenging questions to understand what is happening in these countries: How are most affordable housing developments currently financed? Are there any alternative funding sources? What are the innovative policy solutions to handle the critical housing issues? How can we make affordable housing a reality and build enough units each year to respond to the huge demand for such housing? Is there a new model? How to integrate sustainable transportation to create opportunities for housing?

Urban Policy & Housing: Collaborating For Liveable Cities at MIPIM 2016

The speakers of the session were Keiji Kamiyama, Director General , Organization for Housing Warranty (HOW) & MLIT,   Alderman Brendan Reilly, Vice Mayor, City of Chicago, Danielle Grossenbacher, World President, FIABCI-The International Real Estate Federation. In this panel, India and Nigeria's latest urban conditions have been discussed widely and emphasized that before setting up new policies, regulations, laws in these countries, the existing infrastructure and poor urban conditions should be revitalize. The panelists said that ''India has a lot resources but the country also deals with powerty that's why India's population is an advantage for investors but also it is disadvantange to overcome these problems now''. ''There are still electricity and water supply proplems arecontinuing in many areas of India'' added panelists. 

Urban Policy & Housing: Collaborating For Liveable Cities at MIPIM 2016

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