Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

Energy-efficient housing for farmers

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Principal façade.

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    Holcim Awards Bronze Latin America

    Winner presentation to Vernacular Greenhouse - Energy-efficient housing for farmers, Bogotá, Colombia (l-r): Harry Gugger, Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Principal of Harry Gugger Studio, and Professor Emeritus for Architectural & Urban Design, EPFL, Switzerland; Aldo Hurtado and Carlos Betancourt, Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos, Cali, Colombia Estacion Espacial Arquitectos, Barichara, Colombia; and Loreta Castro Reguera, Head of the Holcim Awards jury Latin America 2020 Design Director and Founder of Taller Capital, Mexico City

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Productive space.

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    Holcim Awards Bronze Latin America

    Winner presentation to Vernacular Greenhouse - Energy-efficient housing for farmers, Bogotá, Colombia (l-r): Maria Atkinson, Chairperson of the Holcim Foundation (at podium); Harry Gugger, Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Principal of Harry Gugger Studio, and Professor Emeritus for Architectural & Urban Design, EPFL, Switzerland; Aldo Hurtado and Carlos Betancourt, Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos, Cali, Colombia Estacion Espacial Arquitectos, Barichara, Colombia; and Loreta Castro Reguera, Head of the Holcim Awards jury Latin America 2020 Design Director and Founder of Taller Capital, Mexico City.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Floor 1.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Floor 2.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Idea.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Construction.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Bioclimatic.

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    Interior space.

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    Sustainability.

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    Flexibility.

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    Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

    Main Authors.

  • Awards Bronze 2020–2021 Latin America

By Fernando Sebastian Contreras Rodriguez, - Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS, Barichara, ColombiaCarlos Hernan Betancourt Niño, Aldo Marcelo Hurtado Mora - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia and

Ideas: Economic & Social Empowerment , Housing Needs

A simple, affordable yet iconic architecture to enhance energy efficiency and the living and working conditions of farmers at high altitude.

Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia

Project authors

  • Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia
    Fernando Sebastian Contreras Rodriguez

    Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • Holcim Awards Bronze Latin America
    Carlos Hernan Betancourt Niño

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • Holcim Awards Bronze Latin America
    Aldo Marcelo Hurtado Mora

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • EV
    Emmanuel Viveros

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • PJ
    Paulina Jimenez

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • ES
    Edier Segura

  • SZ
    Sofia Zuluaga

    Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • VG
    Velentina Garcia

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • YG
    Yeison Gamba

    Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • JL
    Julian Londoño

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • JR
    Jessica Rojas

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • JRM
    Josman Rojas Montes

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • DZ
    David Zuñiga

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

  • CB
    Cristian Banderas

    Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS

    Colombia

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