Review article

Development perspectivesof urban housing typology in Benin

UDC: 

728.1.012 711

DOI: 

10.23968/1999-5571-2020-17-1-43-52

Pages: 

43-52

Annotation: 

The article considers the typological aspects of the urban housing architecture taking into account the tasks of the territory efficient use and the requirements for improving the living environment quality. The author scrutinizes the character of the residential development prevailing in Cotonou (the main city of Benin) and analyzes the foreign experience of low-rise building with high density. The article reveals the relationship of the planning structure of residential buildings with the peculiarities of the used land and residential territory as a whole. The modern trends of improving the typology of houses and options for their implementation in Benin are revealed.

Authors: 

Olodo Kagninhoun A. A. Miguel Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

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