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The Plan de Emergencia (1956): Housing Shortage in Buenos Aires Then and Now
(Department of Architectrure, University of Cambridge, 2012)
This article examines the first urban plan in Argentina to address informal settlements. It will be argued that this plan served as a template for later proposals and encouraged a particular approach towards the informal ...
Shantytowns, Housing and State Order: The Plan de Emergencia in 1950s Argentina
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-03-26)
In September 1955 in Argentina a coup d’état backed by a heterogeneous coalition of military and civil actors overthrew the elected government of Juan Domingo Perón and set out to profoundly alter most of his policies. One ...