Tag: street vendors

Street Vendor News 19 January 2014

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(English) INDIA. Pilot insurance project for street vendors launched. The Hindu (19 January 2013). Street vendors of the city would be brought under the protective umbrella of Aam Admi Bima Yojana of the LIC in a pilot project being taken up by the Labour Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh in association with the AP… Read more »

Street Vendor News 5 January 2014

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(English) INDIA. “Street vendors, Central Market traders lock horns over space.” The Hindu (5 January 2014). Tension prevailed for a while in the Central Market area on Saturday following heated exchange of words between the traders functioning within Central Market building and vendors who have been evicted from the street near the building. The police… Read more »

Street Vendor News 22 December 2013

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(English) INDIA. “Biometric cards for hawkers soon.” Times of India (20 December 2013). The civic administration will from January 1 start distributing biometric cards among 6,000 hawkers in the city to register them with ward-level committees and facilitate their rehabilitation. CONGO. “Police crack down on street vendors in DR Congo.” France24 (20 December 2013). Though… Read more »

Achieving Together: AeT Intern 2013 Regional “Architectural Student of the Year”

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by Tasmi Quazi Mongezi’s thesis explores urban informality as a generator for meaningful built form through his proposal for a multipurpose trade hub in Warwick Junction. The proposed building is to support informal traders that need a productive space to facilitate their work. The central design challenge he poses is “Why not have the courage, where… Read more »

Realização em Conjunto: estagiário da AeT eleito o “Aluno de Arquitetura do Ano” de 2013 em sua Região

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por Tasmi Quazi A tese de Mongezi explora a informalidade urbana como geradora de construções significativas através de sua proposta para um centro comercial multiuso em Warwick Junction. A construção proposta tem como objetivo o apoio de comerciantes informais que precisam de um espaço produtivo para facilitar seu trabalho. O desafio de design central apresentado… Read more »