Search Results for Tag: sustainability
Young Chilean architect builds houses to last
Earlier this year, fires tore through Chile’s port city of Valparaíso, killing 15 people and burning nearly 3,000 homes to the ground.
Since then, 28-year-old Carolina Moraes, an architect who specializes in social and sustainable housing, has been volunteering her time to help some of the families who lost their homes.
She’s not settling for short-term solutions, but is teaching the locals to help themselves.
Listen to the report by Eilís O’Neill from Valparaíso, Chile:
DateTuesday 22.07.2014 | 12:42
Tagsarchitecture, chile, Latin America, sustainability
Francesco Piazessi from Mexico builds sustainable homes for the poor
Do you know of a similar project in your country? Tell us about it!
DateMonday 31.10.2011 | 11:43
Tagsenvironment, Latin America, Mexico, poverty, sustainability