Santiago, Chile - Events Local News Contact
Lanzan concurso para encontrar la mejor vivienda económica sustentable de Chile
By Emol /

SANTIAGO.- Generar proyectos sustentables ha sido la preocupación de un sinnúmero de concursos e iniciativas durante los últimos años, con proyectos que van desde objetos, sistemas de transporte hasta casas. Ahora, un concurso busca impulsar precisamente estas ideas con la primera competencia latinoamericana para desarrollar viviendas económicas sustentables.


Hablamos de "Construye Solar", un concurso desarrollado en conjunto por la ONG "La Ruta Solar", el Ministerio de Vivienda y Urbanismo (MINVU) y el Chile Green Building Council, que busca reunir a universitarios de todo Chile para presentar la mejor casa sustentable y de bajo costo para nuestra región, con el objetivo concientizar a la ciudadanía sobre los beneficios económicos, medioambientales y sociales que ofrecen las viviendas amigables con el medio ambiente.


"Es una iniciativa realmente importante, debido a que junta por primera vez a las universidades con el sector público y privado, para modificar y llevar adelante la construcción sustentable del país", señaló el Secretario Ejecutivo del Área de Construcción Sustentable del MINVU, Juan Pablo Yumha.


Este evento se desarrollará por medio de dos etapas. La primera enfocada a una exposición de maquetas que deberán presentar las propuestas de los participantes ante una serie de jueces.


De esta prueba pasarán solamente 10 equipos a la segunda etapa, quienes tendrán siete meses para construir su proyecto a escala real, a partir de septiembre de 2014. Posteriormente deberán presentar sus casas construidas en una exposición abierta al público que se extenderá por 11 días durante abril del año siguiente.


El proyecto ganador deberá responder a varios requisitos, enfocados principalmente en su construcción, su eficiencia energética, su uso de agua, la sustentabilidad de sus materiales, la comodidad que presente para sus eventuales habitantes y qué tan bien puede ser comunicado a la ciudadanía.


Los interesados en concursar solamente deben entrar a la página web de Construye Solar y llenar sus formularios antes del próximo 30 de mayo, día en el que se cerrarán las inscripciones.

0.0 ·
What's Next
Trending Today
Inside the Invisible Government: John Pilger on War, Propaganda, Clinton and Trump
John Pilger · 10,355 views today · The American journalist, Edward Bernays, is often described as the man who invented modern propaganda. The nephew of Sigmund Freud, the pioneer of psycho-analysis, it was...
F*ck That: A Guided Meditation for the Realities of Today's World
2 min · 9,229 views today · Just acknowledge that all that sh*t is f*cking b*llshit — you're here now, in this place, with your inner stillness. Take in a deep breath ... now breathe out. Just feel the...
Free Trade Explained In An Excellent Comic
Michael Goodwin, Illustrated by Dan E. Burr · 5,938 views today · The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are the latest in a long line...
Democracy in the Digital Era
Birgitta Jonsdottir · 5,132 views today · Our current democratic models are crumbling and outdated. We need to make something more real and meaningful. Activist and politician Birgitta Jónsdóttir points to how it might...
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
David Cain · 4,790 views today · Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to normal after my nine months...
Noam Chomsky Has 'Never Seen Anything Like This'
Chris Hedges · 4,219 views today · Noam Chomsky is America’s greatest intellectual. His massive body of work, which includes nearly 100 books, has for decades deflated and exposed the lies of the power elite...
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min · 3,162 views today · "The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace." "Where are you? Where are you, little girl with broken wings but full...
Open Up - Have the Difficult But Important Conversations With Loved Ones
5 min · 2,696 views today · “The biggest casualty of humanity is the lack of communication, it’s the thing that breaks most relationships. It just feels so much better to talk and get it out.” There is...
Who I'm Voting For...
3 min · 2,532 views today · Prince Ea announces who he's voting for. It's probably not who you think.
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
3 min · 2,222 views today · In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. In this video Professor Angelou recites her poem, "And Still I Rise,"...
What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic
Asam Ahmad · 1,373 views today · Call-out culture refers to the tendency among progressives, radicals, activists, and community organizers to publicly name instances or patterns of oppressive behaviour and...
Dinosaur explains Trump policies better than Trump!
8 min · 953 views today · Donald Trump is actually the corporate triceratops, Mr. Richfield, from the 90's TV show sitcom, "Dinosaurs". 
25 Mind-Twisting Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves
Dovas · 757 views today · The beautiful and mind-bending illusions in Canadian artist Robert Gonsalves’ paintings have a fun way of twisting your perception and causing you to question what in his...
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley · 708 views today · This is easily the best comic strip ever made.  Pabl
'Maritime Graveyard': 2016 Deadliest Year Ever for Refugees Crossing Mediterranean
Deirdre Fulton · 705 views today · "From one death for every 269 arrivals last year, in 2016 the likelihood of dying has spiraled to one in 88," says UNHCR spokesman
Forget Shorter Showers: Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change (2015)
11 min · 651 views today · Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping...
#Hypernormalisation - Why Heathrow Plan Is Proof We Exist in a Catastrophic Fantasyland
Matthew Adams · 634 views today · The British government recently gave the green light for Heathrow airport’s third runway. It was heralded by its supporters as a vital boost for jobs and growth – and proof...
The Empire Vs. The People - Police Attack and Arrest Peaceful Protestors at the Dakota Access Pipeline
6 min · 505 views today · On October 22, just before dawn, hundreds of people, including many families, gathered and prepared to march toward the Dakota Access pipeline construction site near Standing...
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga · 440 views today · Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the...
The Anthropocene Is Here: Humanity Has Pushed Earth Into a New Epoch
Deirdre Fulton · 431 views today · The epoch is thought to have begun in the 1950s, when human activity set global systems on a different trajectory
Load More
Like us on Facebook?
Lanzan concurso para encontrar la mejor vivienda económica sustentable de Chile