LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction
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Eutropia low-cost and space-efficient social housing

Mexico’s poor need more public areas. The Eutropia low-cost and space-efficient social housing project re-distributes space to create a neighborhood. Medium density housing with a minimal footprint frees up areas for other uses. As well as a public square, the design includes a community building with flexible space for a market, health care and educational facilities.

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“Next Generation” prize for low cost housing project
 
“Focus on community building and social equity” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2008 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
Mexico City, Mexico
Authors
Ricardo Julian Vásquez Ochoa
Main Author
Ricardo Julian Vásquez Ochoa
Emilio García Bidegorry
Further Author
Emilio García Bidegorry
Prizes
Awards
"Next Generation" 2nd prize 2008
Latin America
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