Latam Sustainable Architecture Dynamic Platform
We connect, we create a network to build a better future together
Dynamic Platform to promote networking with Latam Universities with Sustainability oriented careers, to improve habitat and cities and build together a better low carbon future.
Organized information curated by an expert scientific committee
Team: Sustainability builders
Team membersAngie Dub, Alejandra Nuñez Berté
Members roles and background
Angie Dub - Co-Director, Editor
Architect UBA (2011), Magister ‘Sustainable Environmental Design - Architectural Association School of
Architecture (AA School) Londres, Reino Unido (2017). Proffesor and Coordinador for Maestría en
Sustentabilidad en Arquitectura y Urbanismo FADU-UBA. Member of Scientific Committee for
‘Passive Low Energy Architecture - PLEA’ (Reino Unido), Metagreen Dimensions (India),
American Institute of Architects (Estados Unidos), etc. Director of
‘dub-diseño&sustentabilidad’, First architectural office B Certificated
Alejandra Nuñez Berté. - Co-Director, Editor
Architect UBA (1990), Maestría in Sustentabilidad en Arquitectura y Urbanismo, FADU, UBA. Thesis work in progress. CEO AbrigA Sheep wool insulation Company. Entrepreneur.
Specialized in sustaintability, energy efficiency, drywall and industrial construction systems, materials and technical test. Commercial and technical profile, with experience in new markets, positioning and international commerce. BREEAM New Construction International Auditor
We want to improve energy efficiency to produce sustainability knowledge. Free and Open. This is our proposal
We create a collaborative and dynamic platform, as a meeting point for Latam Universities, to improve regional knowledge transference about sustainability in architecture, design and urbanism. And a bridge to connect with the world
Permanent Congress for continuous educational program, structured in thematic seasons (Energy
efficiency, urban resilience, carbon footprint, solar architecture, construction systems, etc..)
Innovation value, is to do it in a ludic and friendly way. And centralized and curated by experts information
Season will include, master class, conferences (we already have done 2 series and a Youtube channel), papers, podcast, webinars and workshops. Collaborative spaces to promote peer to peer learning, with challenges or other collective works
Abstracts from the papers, and other content will be promoted like trailers, in video or podcast
Past Seasons will be available, and considering the demand we ll plan future ones
Hibrid learning with on line and off line content
In addition, it allows articulating the information needs, locating and retrieving data, information and
digital content, judge the relevance of the source and its content, store, manage and organize
digital data, information and content.
It will be on a regional scale: Latin America as the focus, with its constant and necessary interaction with Europe,
United States and other relevant training and information centers.
The success of the solution will be measured according to demand and regional organic growth levels. The
beneficiary (students, researchers and interested public) will have free access to information on
expertly curated quality.
Research-specific information is usually highly decentralized and / or with restricted access or
fee, always statically stored in the local repositories of each University,
Congress, Conference or Research Center. Furthermore, the usual congress scheme represents
high energy costs for mobility due to the many and long journeys they cover
participants to later have access or contribute to these repositories. The platform is a
response to this, seeking to resolve the management of quality information specific to the region to
cross with other parts of the world, in an agile, constant way and with low energy impact.
Solution target group
University teachers and students. Researchers and study centers in the region. Interested public
on the theme of sustainability in architecture, design and urban planning.
The solution’s impact is to promote collaborative knowledge and transfer information
in a friendly, open and free format. In addition, we create a regional organic network of
professionals, students and those interested in this specific topic, who can simultaneously shoot other
complementary projects to the platform.
Fundamentally, improve access to information on sustainability in architecture, design and
urban planning to contribute to the objective of achieving a more sustainable built habitat and better quality of life for all
To measure impact, members and quality of site s visits will give the figures
Solution tweet textCollaborative platform on sustainability in architecture, design and urban planning. Friendly , open, free and easily accessible, with a relevant, user-friendly and interactive program to contribute to accelerate green transition.
Existing information sites are always static and not very collaborative. Our platform is
different: same information but re-versioned in a dynamic way (without losing academic rigor)
in new multimedia formats, podcast, preview of trailer-type videos that summarize the project to
spread, suitable for new generations. Presented as 'thematic seasons', comprised of research papers, podcasts, and complementary seminars. Is a platform-congress of continuous, dynamic education, promoting networks and easier and broaded access to scientific information
As user, you would receive information just only over your interest (like suggested lists)
We do not know of something similar in the market in this area. A parallel with another item would be the streaming services, like Netflix or Spotify
The entire platform is replicable in other contexts and communities. In addition, the format promotes
interaction between platforms, enhancing each other.
Always respecting the initial idea of knowledge free, platform will be supported
financially in various ways. In the first instance, through crowdfunding to
begin the necessary steps for its practical implementation. In the medium term, it will be
ifinanced fundamentally through construction and sustainability companies s contribution for corporate social responsibility (CSR), applied for promotion and dissemination of knowledge
for low carbon construction. In addition, it can also be applied to scholarships from
development of government institutions or ministries, or funds or articulation plans
Solution team work
We have a good time working together, with the common ideal to make it easy to work for a sustainable habitat
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