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Rondinel-Oviedo, Daniel, Acevedo De Los Ríos, Alejandra, Wendorff Esteves, Sebastian, Albadra, Dima and Paszkiewicz, Natalia (2019) 'Diagnostic of Habitability of Emergency Temporary Housing in Peru: Diagnóstico de la habitabilidad en las viviendas temporales de emergencia en Perú.' In: 2019 IEEE 1st Sustainable Cities Latin America Conference (SCLA), Arequipa, Peru. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.

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Abstract

In Peru, emergency temporary housing (ETH) is currently facing environmental, social, and economic problems. From an environmental perspective, no studies have explored the habitability and internal comfort of these units or the impacts of the materials used. From a social perspective, this type of housing does not generally consider the population's characteristics and socio-cultural relationships in its settlement patterns or interior design. Finally, ETHs are expensive for the government owing to the lack of planning or the difficulty in adapting the units. This enables us to assert that the current response is insufficient. By conducting a field analysis of three types of ETH units in the three major geographic regions of Peru, a diagnostic methodology is used to identify problems and possible solutions in response to each region's habitability condition. The resulting conclusion contributes to organizing a comprehensive response plan to natural phenomena.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: emergency temporary housing;habitability;thermal comfort;post-disaster housing
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies
ISBN: 9781728139685
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1109/SCLA.2019.8905517
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2024 09:21
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/41499
Related URLs: https://ieeexpl ... cument/8905517/ (Publisher URL)

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