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Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan

This master plan was developed after the 2010 earthquake and tsunami that struck Constitución, a city of 46,000 people. It responds with “geographical answers” to the “geographical threats” of the earthquake and tsunami risk. 

Construction of 484 dwellings in Villa Verde, the Cultural Center, and coastal cycle path has been completed, with additional reconstruction works and riverside forest/park zones underway.

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Speaking from experience
 
Community consultation enables an integrated solution
 
Unique collaboration and creative reconstruction is driving the city’s recovery
 
Further recognition for innovation in urban developments
 
Public infrastructure added in city reconstruction
 
Rebuilding continues in Constitución
 
Sustainable post-earthquake reconstruction plan is Elementary!
 
Project Entry for Global Holcim Awards 2012
 
Silver Award to a post-tsunami reconstruction master plan in Chile
 
“A thoughtful approach of proposing a long-term strategy” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2011 for Region Latin America
Project Details
Location
Constitución, Chile
Prizes
Awards
Silver 2011
Latin America
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