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Seoul City Employs Stress Free Design for Rental Housing

Seoul City Employs Stress Free Design for Rental Housing

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government is seeking to promote the mental health of young people, whose stress index is the highest among all generations. According to the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, the number of individuals with depression in their 20s who received hospital treatment last year rose by [...]

Housing Welfare Model Should be Restructured to Reflect Single-person Households

Housing Welfare Model Should be Restructured to Reflect Single-person Households

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As the number of single-person households increases, especially for men and women in their 40s and 50s, the need to come up with appropriate housing measures has been voiced. The Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements suggested in a recent report that housing policies should be reset to reflect [...]

Seoul to Build Homes for Younger Generation Using Public Property

Seoul to Build Homes for Younger Generation Using Public Property

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to carry out a construction project known as the Compact City to offer homes to younger Seoulites by redeveloping traffic islands, old sites used by rainwater pump stations, and other unused public property. The Seoul Housing and Communities Corp. (SH) announced on Thursday a [...]

Phytoncides Emitted from Dried Wood Used in Furniture and Housing

Phytoncides Emitted from Dried Wood Used in Furniture and Housing

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — As the use of eco-friendly wood in timber houses and interior designs has increased recently, attention is being paid as to whether phytoncides are being emitted from the processed wood. The Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI), an affiliated organization of with the Korea Forest Service, analyzed volatile substances that [...]

Landmark 100,000 Affordable Homes Initiative for Ghana Moves Forward

Landmark 100,000 Affordable Homes Initiative for Ghana Moves Forward

Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed with the government of Ghana, UNOPS and its partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable homes nationwide. UNOPS and its partners aim to attract $436 million worth of investment. UNOPS to invest $11 million in seed [...]

Landmark 100,000 Green Affordable Homes Initiative for Kenya Moves Forward

Landmark 100,000 Green Affordable Homes Initiative for Kenya Moves Forward

Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed between the government of Kenya, UNOPS and partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable, sustainable homes nationwide UNOPS and its partners aim to attract $647 million worth of investment in the project UNOPS and the government [...]