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Project Summary

Culturally-responsive urban village

In an informal settlement, some 220 Romani families live in chronically-poor conditions. The city’s social housing program plans a new neighborhood in an area serviced by schools, hospitals and shops.

By involving the residents in the design of their new living spaces, the Culturally-responsive urban village ensures the housing units are in harmony with the residents’ culture.

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Romani community project receives Acknowledgement
“The close integration of various goals is a unique and very promising approach” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Europe
Project Details
Belgrade, Serbia
Vladimir Macura
Main Author
Vladimir Macura
Miodrag Djuric
Further Author
Miodrag Djuric
“ARP” BEOGRAD , Serbia
Acknowledgement prize 2008
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