The three B's: Bed, bread and beer

The EcoSouth Network has an innovative system of “honoraries” among its colleagues. When one provides consulting to another or they work together on common projects, they apply the concept of the Three Bs - Bed, Bread and Beer. In this way the host provides the Three Bs. Recently in Canada, Robert Day, vice-dean at the University of Calgary received Fernando Martirena of CIDEM and Kurt Rhyner of Grupo Sofonias at his farm for a few intensive days where they designed a project about Ecomaterials with Latin American universities.

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Consultants

Pedro Seijo
Cuban
Professor of Civil Engineering
Spanish, English
Teaching, ecomaterials workshop management, research (municipal waste)

Videos

EcoMateriales: Teja de MicroConcreto y Paneles de FerroCemento

The EcoSur network presents a short professional video on two major technologies, the Ferrocement panels and the Micro Concrete Roofing Tiles. Filmed in Nicaragua and Salvador, it shows production and application and gives a summary overview of those two materials that have a relatively small ecological footprint and have widely proven to be sustainable in the three classical dimensions ecology, economy and social acceptance.

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Who we are

Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter.
EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries, especially the vast majority of people who have no adequate roof over their heads

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