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Event - 1988-10-16

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Sunday, 1988, October 16
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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture organised in Zanzibar the eleventh international seminar on the 'Architecture of Housing' and a number of new approaches were defined for the chronic shortage of housing that result as rapid demographic growth occurs. Hazar Imam said; 'The lack and deterioration of human habitation as economies grow, urbanisation accelerates and demographics explode, pose some of the greatest practical and ethical problems that developing countries face.'

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


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AGA KHAN AWARD SEMINAR FORMULATES NEW APPROACHES TO WORLDWIDE CRISIS IN HOUSING - 1988-10-16

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Zanzibar - venue for eleventh international Seminar
Rapid demographic growth and deteriorating economic conditions in rural areas are adding millions more people every year to the already overcrowded cities of the Third World.

A number of new approaches to the chronic shortage of housing that results were formulated at the international Seminar on the Architecture of Housing' that ended in Zanzibar, Tanzania on October 16, 1988.

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