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Exploring demands for mass customised prefabricated houses in Brazil

undefined Akemi Yokota, L Aye, M Noguchi

Proceedings of Zero Energy Mass Custom Home 2018 | ZEMCH Network | Published : 2018


Housing shortage has been a challenge faced by many countries around the world. In Brazil, the housing supply capacity was less than demand by about 5.4 million dwellings in 2011. To address this shortfall, the Brazilian government launched ‘Programa Minha Casa Minha Vida’ (My House, My Life Program) in 2009 with the aim of reducing housing shortage. The program was divided into three development stages, the first and second stages of the program were completed in 2014 and 2016, respectively. The third stage is now ongoing, a grand total of 4.6 million dwellings are expected to be delivered at the completion by the end of 2018. However, there is significant lack of information on reliable ho..

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