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Casas Melhoradas is a residential development project that aims to improve housing conditions for low-income groups in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. The aim of the project is to both raise the quality of housing and lower housing prices while developing a housing model that utilises space and infrastructure more effectively.

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Project details
Project name: Casas Melhoradas
Description: Affordable Housing Prototypes in Mozambique
Category: housing
Design: The Royal Danish Academy & Architects without Borders
Consultants: Faculdade de Arquitectura e Planeamento Físico at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, The Mozambican NGO Estamos, Architects without Borders
Building status: in use
Construction period: 2015
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Coordinates: 25°55'59.3'' S, 32°35'24.4'' E
Tags: wood, development cooperation, low income
Project ID: 564
Published: 12 November 2015
Last updated: 12 November 2015
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