Living in Singapore: Housing Policies between Nation Building Processes, Social Control and the Market

Journal title TERRITORIO
Author/s Denis Bocquet
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/74
Language English Pages 9 P. 35-43 File size 1521 KB
DOI 10.3280/TR2015-074006
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A Singapore la questione dell’abitare è stata al centro delle politiche pubbliche sin dal periodo del self government nel 1959. Il modello scelto è stato quello della costruzione massiccia di new towns da parte dell’Housing and Development Board (hdb) per alloggiare la popolazione in appartamenti venduti ai beneficiari grazie ad un sistema di prestiti sovvenzionati. Il modello ha conosciuto nel tempo varie riforme ma lo spirito iniziale è sempre rimasto percepibile. A partire dall’inizio del nuovo secolo, tuttavia, una maggiore apertura del mercato immobiliare agli attori privati ha rimesso in questione la logica stessa del sistema pubblico. L’articolo analizza l’impatto della riforma sulle culture dell’abitare, tra rischio di rottura negli equilibri locali di un’urbanità concepita attorno a una visione relativamente egualitaria delle politiche edilizie

Keywords: Singapore; alloggio; ideologia nazionale

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Denis Bocquet, Living in Singapore: Housing Policies between Nation Building Processes, Social Control and the Market in "TERRITORIO" 74/2015, pp 35-43, DOI: 10.3280/TR2015-074006