Participatory Action Research Project
Gopalganj, Bangladesh
A project concerned with developing locally appropriate methods for improving houses and reducing vulnerability to flood hazards in a low-income community in rural Bangladesh, with a view to their wider application in other flood-prone regions. An exchange of ideas and skills between the research team and the community guided the construction of two demonstration houses.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Gopalganj, Bangladesh
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Events
2001
Variant Names
Participatory Action Research Project
Participatory Action Research Project (PAR
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P.A.R.) on Building for Safety Options for Low-Income Rural Housing in Flood Prone Areas of Bangladesh: Study in Gopalganj District
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Building-for-Safety (B.F.S.
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BFS)
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Building Usages
community development
urban design and development
Keywords
post-disaster recovery