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Suburbia: Public housing in Cuba
A Cuban man reads a comic book while sitting in a shoe repair workshop in Alamar, a huge public housing complex in the Eastern Havana, Cuba, 5 February 2009. The Cuban economic transformation (after the revolution in 1959) has changed the housing status in Cuba from a consumer commodity into a social right. In 1970s, to overcome the serious housing shortage, the Cuban state took over the Soviet Union concept of social housing. Using prefabricated panel factories, donated to Cuba by Soviets,...more »
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Date > 5 Feb 2009
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