Habitat III The United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. 17 – 20 October 2016, Quito – Ecuador.

14. Affordable Housing Solutions

Art And Citizens Participation

Barcelona Housing Systems (BHS) - Public National Company For Habitat And Housing Of Ecuador (EPNHV) - Sustainable And Affordable Housing And New Technology

Partners:

  • Public National Company For Habitat And Housing Of Ecuador (EPNHV)
  • Sustainable And Affordable Housing And New Technology

Location: Itchimbia Park

The project consists in the construction of a four-floor affordable, sustainable and eco-friendly building, to showcase participants the opportunities of green technology applied to sustainable urban planning.  A team of designers will be on site explaining how the main features are combined to demonstrate how high quality, low-carbon, modular, and affordable housing solution can have a significant positive impact on the future of sustainable development by creating sense of community, improving people’s quality of life and preserving the environment. Modular solutions can address some of the major concerns of decision makers around the world, such as housing shortages and climate change, with the benefit to significantly reduced costs, scalability, and speed of construction. Sharing affordable housing solution is a way to create network and learn from world’s leading urban thinkers and innovators.

Activities

  • Project debut-opening session

    14. Affordable Housing Solutions

    Date/Time: Sun 16 Oct 06:00 PM

    Location: Itchimbia Park

  • Speeches on housing and community initiatives

    14. Affordable Housing Solutions

    Date/Time: Wed 19 Oct 04:30 PM

    Location: Itchimbia Park