The future is already here. The effects of global climate change are being felt severely in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC): for example, forest fires are becoming more frequent, periods of drought are longer, and the duration and intensity of tropical storms have increased. Climate change threatens the future of our planet, but there is still time to adapt to it and … [Read more...] about Three strategies to adapt social housing to the effects of climate change
The future of decent housing has a first and last name: technological innovation. In this blog post, which is part of a series on the IDB Group's 2022 Housing Forum, we address the important role of innovation and technology in closing the housing gap in our region. In order to explain the relationship between these three factors, we suggest you take part in a game: noughts and … [Read more...] about How can innovation and technology solve the housing deficit?
A climatic approach for economic and social development The Colonial City is the oldest urban nucleus of Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic. It was the first permanent European settlement on the continent, serving as an urban model to be replicated in other colonial cities in America. On December 8, 1990, the Colonial City of Santo Domingo (CCSD) was declared a … [Read more...] about IDB´s role revitalizing heritage housing in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo