With the exhibition ‘Global Housing – Affordable Dwellings for Growing Cities’, DASH presents its latest issue at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at Delft University of Technology. March 21 – April 6, 2016. Opening by Dick van Gameren on March 24 | 16.00 | BK Expo. Location: Faculty of Architecture and the […]
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About Frederique van Andel
Frederique van Andel (b. 1971) holds a Master’s degree in both urban planning and architecture from Delft University of Technology. She worked for Mecanoo architecten and DP6 architectuurstudio in Delft, and lived in Barcelona where she worked with architect Toni Gironès. Since 2006, Frederique is a researcher and lecturer in the Global Housing research group of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of TU Delft. Her main topic of interest are affordable housing and housing exhibitions as game-changer. Frederique curated the exhibition ‘Global Housing – Affordable Dwellings for Growing Cities’ (2016) with venues in Delft and Addis Ababa. She is (managing) editor of DASH, and coordinates and edits the online Platform for Affordable Dwelling (PAD). Frederique teaches Master courses on Global Housing Design and Bachelor courses on Plan Analysis. She is project manager for the research project ‘Addis Ababa Living Lab: Creating Resilient Dwelling Clusters for Urban Resettlement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’, funded by the Dutch Research Council and TU Delft (2019-2023).
Entries by Frederique van Andel
The plan documentation of the latest issue of DASH includes 16 projects covering a wide range of approaches and outcomes. The selected projects took place all over the world and cover a period of more than a century. The emphasis is both on the design of the individual dwelling and on the city as a […]
In emerging economies all over the world, massive urbanization leads to an acute need of affordable housing. DASH Global Housing is a special double issue focused on architectural and urban planning models implemented to face this challenge worldwide.
DASH explores the tension between the required mass production and solutions tailored to local circumstances. The emphasis is both on the design of the individual dwelling and the city as a whole. What makes a good, compact dwelling? How can new megacities do justice to the existing social and economic structures, to local production methods and the individual wishes of residents?
Experts from the Netherlands and abroad shed light on this global phenomenon. This issue includes articles by Dick van Gameren, Tom Avermaete and Helen Gyger and interviews with Charles Correa and Go West. The plan documentation includes projects by Jaime Lerner in Angola, PK Das in India and Kamran Diba in Iran as well as historical examples from Great Britain and North America, countries that faced similar problems more than a century ago.
Affordable Housing for Developing Cities In emerging economies all over the world, massive urbanization is leading to an urgent, acute need for affordable housing. Numerous plans and programmes have been developed to meet this demand. The plan documentation of this double issue, DASH – Global Housing, includes 16 projects covering a wide range of approaches […]
In the nineteenth century, Gourna was a small farming settlement at the foot of the Theban necropolis, near present-day Luxor. By 1945, it had evolved into a village of approximately 7,000 inhabitants that subsisted mainly on ransacking the many tombs dating back to the days of the ancient Egyptians. The Egyptian Department of Antiquities, in […]
In emerging economies all over the world, massive urbanization leads to an acute need of affordable housing. DASH Global Housing is a special double issue focused on architectural and urban planning models implemented to face this challenge worldwide.DASH explores the tension between the required mass production and solutions tailored to local circumstances. The emphasis is […]
Shushtar New Town, designed by Kamran Diba, is one of the most well-known housing projects in contemporary Iranian architecture. Located close to the ancient city of Shushtar in the southwest of Iran, it follows the traditional urban pattern of Iranian cities with an interwoven urban fabric and (mud)brick as construction material. Construction started in 1976 […]
We are still working hard to finalize the last content for the upcoming DOUBLE issue of DASH! Among others, this issue will feature essays by Helen Gyger (Mediating Informality: The Urban Visions of Peru’s Law 13517), Dick van Gameren & Rohan Varma (Shifting Scales: Affordable Housing in India) and Nelson Mota (To Be Continued…: Housing, […]
In 2004 the Grand Housing Programme (GHP) was introduced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to reduce the overwhelming housing backlog, estimated at about 300.000 housing units and to replace 50% of the overall dilapidated public rental houses (locally known as Kebele Houses). For the upcoming Issue of DASH – Global Housing (autumn 2015), Brook Teklehaimanot, from […]
DASH is disovering the Archives of Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris for the upcoming issue on Global Housing. One of the projects which will feature in the Plan Documentation is: Fria New Town in Guinea Conakry (1956-1964) by Michel Ecochard / Guy Lagneau, Michel Weill & Jean Dimitrijevic / Michel Kalt, Daniel […]
As well as Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, the Netherlands as DASH pays attentions to the meaning of the 1:1 model. 1:1 models are enjoying a notable revival, not only in a contemporary form but also in a historical one. Where does this interest come from? To what degree is the 1:1 model – an […]
An important chapter in the history of Western architecture is the emergence of affordable mass housing at the beginning of the 20th century and in the reconstruction period after the Second World War. Mass Housing became a full architectural and urban problem, with strong political and idealistic dimensions. Some of the projects that emerged in […]