Edition 32 - September 2008

Cúspide S.A. brings MCR to upmarket dwellings in Guayaquil

Cúspide S.A. brings MCR to upmarket dwellings in GuayaquilFor more than 12 years "Cuspide S.A." in Guayaquil has been producing micro concrete roofing tiles that it uses in formal upmarket urban settlements. Architect Vicente Muñoz, proprietor of the enterprise, was one of the first to use the technology in Ecuador and has built hundreds of roofs with the tiles.

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Post-disaster reconstruction in Dominican Republic

Post-disaster reconstruction in Dominican RepublicThis second contribution to the E-magazine EcoSur series about different experiences in reconstruction projects documents projects of grupo sofonias in the south of the Dominican Republic from 1982 until 1993.

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Through the eyes of a senior volunteer

Through the eyes of a senior volunteer Since spring of this year, Ali Henzel has been onsite in Otjiwarongo, Namibia, as a senior volunteer at the Clay House Project. Ali´s wide field experience in several African countries and at the headquarters of Werkhof in Darmstadt, Germany is being felt in the administrative and management area of the CHP. From time to time EcoSouth will share his experiences with readers of our e-magazine.

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Consultants

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

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