International Examples of Sustainable Construction

PROJECT SUMMARY

Ecological awareness and recreation reserve

The intention of this large-scale project is to save an area of more than 50ha of the Mountain Cloud Forest in the municipality of Banderilla, adjacent to the state capital of Xalapa in Veracruz, Mexico. The forest is at risk from the urban encroachment pattern of the city.

The project aims to ensure that the physical, ecological and economic capital of the site are enhanced and remain sufficiently robust for further adaptation over time. Both parts of the project intend to make local

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“An integrative concept with an educational dimension” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Ecological awareness at the fringe of the city
 
Project Entry 2011 for Region Latin America
Project Details
Location
Banderilla, Mexico
Prizes
Holcim Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2011
Latin America
Authors
Jorge  Ambrosi
MAIN AUTHOR
Jorge Ambrosi
Ambrosi Arquitectos
Pablo Rodolfo Pardo
FURTHER AUTHORS
Pablo Rodolfo Pardo
Pardo Cué Arquitectos
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