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Suburbia: Public housing in Cuba
An old sugar-cane cutter (machetero) drinks rum in front of the apartment block in Bahía, a public housing suburb of Havana, Cuba, 11 February 2011. 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 > 11 Feb 2011
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