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Social Climbers: 7 Vertical Trailer Parks for Mobile Urbanites

Social Climbers: 7 Vertical Trailer Parks for Mobile Urbanites - [ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]

trailer house theater set

Addressing the combined challenges of mobility and density, this series of design solutions (both conceptual and actual) turn trailer living into a vertical endeavor. While the image above was alas only a stage set for a theatrical production, there are real-world examples of this approach dating back decades.

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Government to build new Paediatrics hospital

Government to build new Paediatrics hospital - Angola, Luanda – A new paediatrics hospital will be built in Luanda to avoid the pressure on the only three existing health units, as well as improving children’s medical assistance.This announcement was made, Monday, here, by the Angolan vice president, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, after paying a working visit to “David Bernardino” Paediatrics Hospital and "Lucrécia Paim" Maternity.

Huambo airport ready by next August

Huambo airport ready by next August - Angola, Huambo – The Albano Machado airport in Huambo province may receive again aeroplanes from next August, with the conclusion of the first phase of its rehabilitation programme, said Monday, here, the minister of Transport Augusto da Silva Tomás.Speaking to the press at the end of a visit to the site, the minister said that the contractors are complying with the agreed terms and it is confident that it will become operational in August.

Architect stresses class's contribution to country's development

Architect stresses class's contribution to country's development - Luanda, Luanda – The Angolan architect Pedro Gabriel Congo highlighted Monday the contribution of the class to development of the country through the construction of the new cities for the improvement  of the housing condition of population.   Speaking to Angop, Pedro Gabriel Congo stressed the class’s commitment, through the Association of Architects, to cooperate with the State in the implementation of the urbanisation planning process of the city and creation of sustainable projects.

Local authorities tasked with building former combatants houses

Local authorities tasked with building former combatants houses - Luena, Luena - The minister of Former Combatants and Motherland Veterans, Kundy Paihama Wednesday in Luena said that the construction of residences to shelter the members of the sector in the future will be in charge of the provincial governments. The minister Kundy Paihama announced so in eastern Moxico province during his working visit to the region. According to the official, the local authorities know better the reality of this section of the society. 
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[AA Angola]

Procurement Board Nullifies Sh6bn Hazina Towers Tender

Kenya: Procurement Board Nullifies Sh6bn Hazina Towers Tender - A Sh6 billion tender awarded to Cementers Ltd by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has been declared void. [AA Construction]

Worker Wants Fashola to Construct More Recreational Parks

Nigeria: Worker Wants Fashola to Construct More Recreational Parks - Mrs Prisca Lawson, a social services manager has urged Governor Babatunde Fashola who was recently sworn in for his second term in office to construct at least four recreation centres in each of the 20 local government areas, LGAs and 37 local council development areas, LDCAs, in the state. [AA Construction]

K4.8 Billion Chongwe Hospital to Be Commissioned Soon

Zambia: K4.8 Billion Chongwe Hospital to Be Commissioned Soon - The Chongwe District Hospital built at a cost of K8.4 billion will be commissioned soon. The hospital which is located about 900 metres from Senior Chieftainess Nkomeshya's palace was built at a cost of K4.8 billion, while the new K5.7 billion Matipula Basic School, located on Great East Road about two km from the palace, has also been constructed. [AA Construction]

Brick Demand Overpowers Willdale

Zimbabwe: Brick Demand Overpowers Willdale - Willdale Ltd sees demand for bricks firming in the second half of the year helped by resumption of mortgage lending and an anticipated mining boom, the company said. [AA Construction]

South Sudan Housing Minister On Renovation Trip to Jonglei

Sudan: South Sudan Housing Minister On Renovation Trip to Jonglei - South Sudan minister of housing and physical planning, Jemma Nunu Kumba, was in Bor, Jonglei state, on Monday to oversee the implementation of renovation and / or construction of government buildings. [AA Urbanisation]

Tata Housing Eyes Affordable Homes in the Continent

Africa: Tata Housing Eyes Affordable Homes in the Continent - Tata Housing is keen on making an entry into the African market during 2012-13 as part of a vision to offer affordable homes globally. [AA Urbanisation]

'Lack of Commitment Frustrates Take-Off of Construction Bank'

Nigeria: 'Lack of Commitment Frustrates Take-Off of Construction Bank' - As housing stock in Nigeria continues to deplete in a country that faces over 17 million housing deficit, stakeholders who are upbeat over government's readiness to intervene in the sector are now apprehensive on the level of commitment by stakeholders especially the volume developers. [AA Construction]

Lusaka Stadiums Works Kick Off June 28

Zambia: Lusaka Stadiums Works Kick Off June 28 - CONSTRUCTION and rehabilitation works at the new 50,000 capacity Lusaka and Independence stadiums respectively expected to gobble up about US$ 94 million are expected to start on June 28. [AA Construction]

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