Team n° 52
Mexico

Econtainer Student Living

Project description

We integrate the most important factors from the context, analyzing climate and environment as well as the essence of Warsaw, to create a green and vibrant student housing project designed with passive strategies and energy efficient systems, as well as, achieving thermal, lighting, and acoustic comfort. We used sustainable St. Gobain materials and lower carbon emissions from its life-cycle, specially in the manufacturing stage by recycling shipping containers, giving life to Econtainer project.

University
Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México
Country
Mexico

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Students team members

ALON SHPOREN TARTAKOVSKI
ALEJANDRO GORSHTEIN CZONSTKOWSKY
LUCAS SALDIVAR CUETO-FELGUEROSO

Teacher

GERARDO VELAZQUEZ FLORES

Architect with a special interest in Bioclimatic Architecture, by understanding the conditions of the environment to provide comfort to users, as well as achieving energy efficiency of buildings, and their integration to the natural environment in the constant search for sustainability. Bachelor of Architecture at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. MSc in Arch.: Environmental Design of Building at Cardiff University, Wales, and LEED AP since 2009. Gerardo started Bioarquitectura in the year 2000, designing houses, apartment buildings, retail and offices projects.