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Accommodating Above in Ecuador

Minimalist housing units for urban densification

A minimalist housing prototype for a more conscious, efficient and responsible consumption.

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“Questioning the current consumer attitude to the manner of design for habitable spaces”
 
Global Awards 2021 Project Entry
 
Using available space in Quito, Ecuador
 
Project entry 2020 for Latin America
 
Measures taken to reduce CO2 emissions
Project Details
Location
Quito, Ecuador
Authors
Jaime Viteri Hidalgo
Main Author
Jaime Viteri Hidalgo
El Sindicato Arquitectura, Ecuador
Francisco Duque Salazar
Main Author
Francisco Duque Salazar
El Sindicato Arquitectura, Ecuador
María Reinoso Guerrero
Main Author
María Reinoso Guerrero
El Sindicato Arquitectura, Ecuador
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2020
Latin America
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Accommodating Above in Ecuador – Project Overview
Accommodating Above in Ecuador – Project Overview

A minimalist housing prototype in Quito for a more conscious, efficient and responsible living.

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Accommodating Above in Ecuador – Author Comment
Accommodating Above in Ecuador – Author Comment

Author comment by María Reinoso Guerrero of El Sindicato Arquitectura of Quito, Ecuador on Accommodating Above in Ecuador …

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