Tag: urban planning

Inclusive Cities for Informal Workers

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Vendedores ambulantes

by Martha Chen, International Coordinator, WIEGO Network In most developing countries, well over half of the urban workforce is informal.[1]  Yet informal workers  – and their livelihoods – tend to be ignored or excluded in city planning and local economic development.  No amount of social or financial inclusion can make up for exclusion from city… 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 »

Top 5 Publications of the Week

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Saving the Mother Market

Chen, Martha. 2012. The Informal Economy: Definitions, Theories and Policies. WIEGO Working Paper No. 1.  Randhir, Kumar. The Regularization of Street Vending in Bhubaneshwar, India: A Policy Model. WIEGO Policy Brief (Urban Policies) No. 7.  Negociações Coletivas para os Trabalhadores Informais Schamber, Pablo J. 2012. Proceso de integración de los cartoneros de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires. Del reconocimiento… Read more »

Fair City Planning

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Inclusive Solid Waste Management

The Inclusive Cities Project is influenced by a set of broad guidelines we call the “Inclusive Cities Theory of Change.” A city is on the road to becoming one inclusive of informal economy workers like home-based workers,   street vendors and waste pickers when each of these guidelines is reflected in urban planning and policy… Read more »