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Reef House Natural Building System

Lead DesignersIsrael Lara
Prize(s)Gold in Architecture Categories / Sustainable Living/Green, Gold in Architecture Categories / Conceptual
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The construction industry is responsible for 70% of global pollution.

Reef House is a low-cost housing because of the use of recycled materials that come from the region, implementing a new construction system (simple assembly). It is Ideal because it tackles current needs and a future outlook: the issue of space and costs, to meet individual and family needs. (Couples, families and even sports or regular tourism).

Seeks to have sustainable housing as much as possible, because of the simplicity of the construction process is capable to be built by people without prior knowledge. It is a challenge, which sought to implement the technology Sea-Crete bringing it to a level of simplicity thanks to a modular and economic proposal seeking greater flexibility at the lowest cost. 8000 usd per house. Housing facilities are equipped with hot water through a sustainable system by means of a grid of black pipes.