Waste to Houses Project receives Best Practice Certificate

The CIDEM team that directed “Waste to Houses” displays the Best Practice Certificate from UN Habitat/City of Dubai. The project combines production of construction materials made from waste product with repair of  hurricane affected houses, and is supported by Werkhof Darmstadt e.v. in Germany with co-financing from the Euopean Union. (link No. 11 Recycling Waste). It is worth mentioning that CIDEM hosts the III EcoMaterials Conference to take place in Santa Clara in November 2005.

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Martín Meléndez
Civil Engineer
Spanish and English
Microconcrete roofing tiles (MCR), CP 40 (alternative cement), adobe, tapial, burnt clay bricks, social organization, workshop planning for MCR and alternative cement, setup and implementation of housing projects, disaster prevention in construction


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