Housing and Urban Rehabilitation Workshop, EiABC, May 25-27, 2017
From May 25 to 27, 2017 a workshop entitled, “Housing and Urban Rehabilitation: What Can Addis Ababa Learn from the Netherlands’ Experience?” was organized by the Chair of Housing, EiABC, in collaboration with Ephraim Abebe of Woningstichting Rochdale (www.rochdale.nl), Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ephraim is an architect and project manager with extensive experience of working in the area of social housing in the Netherlands, especially in Amsterdam area.
Lecture, discussions, site visit, group studio work, and presentations were among the activities of the workshop. Following the site visit, the participants analysed the urban renewal and housing situations in the inner city of Addis Ababa and came up with recommendations and proposals for sustainable urban development by considering the present and future scenarios.
The workshop’s participants include students of graduate and undergraduate programmes of EiABC, and members of the Chair of Housing.
Chair of Housing, EiABC