In the frame of the 4th Regional Housing and Habitat Forum: “ACTION FOR SHELTER AND SETTLEMENTS FACING COVID 19,” to be held May 17-21, 2021, the UHPH platform presents the finalists of the UHPH contest category 3, ShelterTech Award.
Underscoring the great commitment existing in the region, more than 260 applications were received from 17 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Ten initiatives were selected by a jury of experts representing six of the world’s nations.
The finalists are:
|Roof tiles and ridge pieces made of recycled materials||
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|Natural building materials||TecnoClay||Bolivia|
|Single-family off-grid systems||Soluna Energía||Colombia|
|Polycrete by WAS Co||WAS Company||Mexico|
|Modular Homes||Fabrica Social de Viviendas Paraguay||Paraguay|
|Ecko I||Eco Building Technology (ECOBUILDTEC)||Perú|
These are the most noteworthy proposals in housing technology that will steer us toward recovery from COVID-19 and transformation of shelter, settlements and cities on the path of sustainable development.
Through this type of initiative, from the housing sector we support economic reactivation and the sustainable transformation of urban shelter and habitat toward a more inclusive, resilient, and healthy future.