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Suburbia: Public housing in Cuba
A young Cuban boy climbs a palm tree in front of the large concrete apartment blocks in Alamar, a huge public housing complex in the Eastern Havana, Cuba, 12 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...more »
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Date > 12 Feb 2009
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