Course Details

Housing 2018-07-09T08:44:14+06:00

Course Title Housing

Course ID ARCH 441

Course Program Undergraduate,  B.Arch,  

Course Type Core Theory

Credits 2.00

Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK

Semester Level IV, Term I

Prerequisite None

Course Offered Yes

Description Human settlements and housing in developing countries. The meaning and premises of housing; dwelling in human settlements; cultural construction and modernity’s mediation of housing. Urbanization, migration and globalization as defining contexts of housing. Shelter deficit and homelessness as explanation of housing problem. Generic components and roles and responsibilities of housing process. Overview of housing policies in developing countries; housing and sustainable urban development. Formal and informal provision of housing in developing countries; planning and design of sites and service schemes and settlement upgrading. Rural and urban housing in Bangladesh.