fib Bulletin 60, “Prefabrication for affor­d­able housing”

fib Bulletin 60, “Prefabrication for affordable housing”, is now available for purchase from the fib secretariat.

The need for housing has increased significantly during the last decades all over the world. It is felt particularly in countries where the population growth rate is high and the economy is developing fast; but everywhere people are shifting from the countryside to towns, where housing in neighbourhoods often becomes critical. The need for affordable housing may concern high-rate urbanization, rural areas to be upgraded, workers’ settlements in remote regions, rebuilding dwellings...

Related articles:

Issue 2016-09 FBF Betondienst

61st BetonTage congress – Prefabrication creates living spaces

Precast concrete construction becomes more and more important, not least in the wake of the current discussion about the shortage of affordable housing space. Politics but also the construction and...

more
Issue 2014-05 Lafarge/Holcim

Groups announce merger intent

At the beginning of April, Holcim and Lafarge announced their intent to combine the two groups in a merger of equals. Both boards of directors backed these plans unanimously. The product and service...

more
Issue 2011-03 fib Bulletin 57

Shear and punching shear in RC and FRC elements

fib Bulletin 57 is a collection of contributions from a workshop on „Recent developments on shear and punching shear in RC and FRC elements“, held in October 2010 and attended by 72 participants...

more
Issue 2013-09

Off to Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming increasingly important for companies in the international cement and concrete industry and its supplier companies. The demand for construction services in the 49...

more
Issue 2015-10

Unless you do it …

As recent weeks have shown, the possibilities for Western European countries to accept refugees within a short period of time are limited. After a majority of citizens in Italy, Germany and other...

more