LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

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Solar water heating and rainwater tower

There are simply too few houses for low-income families in Brazil. State housing programs work to decrease the deficit by providing basic standard homes.

Specialists used these initiatives to bring technology and innovation into the equation – a Solar water heating and rainwater tower provides a sustainable solution to domestic water storage and heating needs.

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Bronze Award for solar water heating and rainwater tower in Brazil
“Substantial impact on the daily living conditions of poor families” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Latin America
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Florianopolis, Brazil
Bronze 2008
Latin America
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