Minidoc - ECO HOUSE

selfsustainable conurban high density house

Author carlos hugo levinton

argentina, buenos aires, guernica

Authors Carlos Levinton

selfsustainable conurban high density house

Strengths: Is the 1st sustainable ecoeficient ecological urban high density house in the footprint of a large city like b aires 1998.Demostrates that complex huge conurban contamination problems can be solved at minimal scale,low tech,produced by same habitants increasing biological interactions between parts and components and reducing entropy.All kind of waste can be trasnformed in energy, food and building resources. With new problems of gcc ecohouse solution turns to be more necesary to replicate.

Difficulties: The dificulties in this innovative program was the political limitations to replicate all the ecohouse concepts. But the eco-components were replicated in diferent program, places, times and regions

Extra information: The ecohouse concept is a solution to habitats of 3rd world placed on the footprint of large cities. This territories are brutally contaminated by cities and the huge scale of problems of water, energy, sanitation, food, turns so expensive and not affordable for poor the traditional building methods.The ecohouse brings a combined solution to housing and "infraestructure"



urbaninform at the North-South Forum Zürich April 22, 2012

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