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Project Summary

Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility

The concept, SED – Water Factory, responds to the scenario of the breakdown of the global system based on the trajectory of current ecological, economic and social crises. It then questions the role of architecture in this kind of future.

As its basis, the project depicts a positive turnaround with the beginning of a new cycle – beginning with action, evolution and innovation, reaching for a more sustainable architecture.

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Top “Next Generation” prize for a water supply plan
“Strong visionary quality” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Region Latin America
Project Details
Córdoba, Argentina
Mauro Ivan Barrio
Main Author
Mauro Ivan Barrio
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Matias Damian Martin
Further Author
Matias Damian Martin
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba , Argentina
"Next Generation" 1st prize 2011
Latin America
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