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UHPH Contest 2021

The UHPH Platform, within the framework of the IV Latin American and the Caribbean Housing Forum, “ACTION FOR SHELTER AND SETTLMENTS FACING COVID-19,” to be held May 17-21, 2021, announces the start of the Open Voting period for project finalists in each of the three contest categories: 1. Public Policies 2. Inspirational Practices, and 3. Shelter Technologies (ShelterTech Award).

These 30 project finalists—10 per category—are noteworthy initiatives that help “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable” (SDG No. 11), empowering post-pandemic reactivation and the sustainable transformation of housing and urban habitat towards a more inclusive, resilient and healthy future.



Meet the 12 winning categories of the 2021 UHPH Contest. These will be presented at the 4th Housing Forum on Wednesday 19 and Friday 21 of May. In addition, one initiative per category will be selected by the votes of the attendees to the Forum as the “Best in Show”, and will receive a surprise prize.

The winning Initiatives are:

Public Policies


Inspirational Practices
  • Aula al aire libre Vivo Mi Calle, Colombialogo pi
  • Casa Mixe: Tradition, Resistance and Sustainability, Mexico
  • Comprehensive Improvement to Residential Block El Bosque 1, Chile
  • Family Solution of Housing, Access to Water and Basic Sanitation, Mexico



Shelter Tech Award
  • Mid-power off-grid single-family smart systems, Colombiatec para la vivienda
  • Flash Design, Honduras
  • Boblock, Dominican Republic
  • Tecnoclay, Bolivia



Thank You for Participating!

See you at the 4th Housing Forum from May 17-21, 2021.


UHPH Contest Winners 2021

Get to know them !!