Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)


Public lecture: Informal vertical communities

A 45-floor office tower abandoned under construction in the financial centre of Caracas, Venezuela, has become the improvised home of over 600 families living in an “informal vertical barrio”. A lecture at the University of Bern examines the debate that has opened up around this unlikely high-rise community of squatters.

Speaker: Prof. Hubert Klumpner, Chair of Architecture and Urban Design Brillembourg & Klumpner at ETH Zurich, Director of U-TT Urban-Think Tank
Title: Torre David: Informal Vertical Communities

Date / time: Friday, 31 November 2012, 4:15 pm
Venue: University of Bern, F005 UniTobler, Lerchenweg 36

Part of the ProDoc Programme, "The Dynamics of Transcultural Management and Governance in Latin America", co-organised by CDE

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