MicroConcrete Roof Tiles, puzzolanic cement, earth construction, ecomaterials - EcoSur Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter. EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries. http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php 2018-07-22T19:07:05+00:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Documents from the Fifth International Ecomaterials Conference 2016-10-31T15:42:58+00:00 2016-10-31T15:42:58+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/103-news/537-documents-from-the-fifth-international-ecomaterials-conference Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div class="feed-description"><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing" title="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing"><img alt="" class="thumbnail" id="" src="http://ecosur.org/images/thumbnails/images/oct2016/uno-fill-550x251.jpg" style="width: 550px height: 251px;" title="" /></a>After the success of the Fifth International Ecomaterials Conference, all the papers, posters and presentations are shared here.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Please follow this link:&nbsp;<a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing" title="Quinta Conferencia Internacional EcoMateriales">Documents Fifth International Ecomaterials Conference</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="alert-danger" style="text-align: justify;"><strong>All the publications in EcoSur's website are indexed&nbsp;ISSN:</strong><br /> Español: ISSN 1991-587X<br /> English: ISSN 1990-9063</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing" title="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing"><img alt="" class="thumbnail" id="" src="http://ecosur.org/images/thumbnails/images/oct2016/uno-fill-550x251.jpg" style="width: 550px height: 251px;" title="" /></a>After the success of the Fifth International Ecomaterials Conference, all the papers, posters and presentations are shared here.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Please follow this link:&nbsp;<a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BzdAqlDIuoEdb0JJSzk1Q0Itd2s?usp=sharing" title="Quinta Conferencia Internacional EcoMateriales">Documents Fifth International Ecomaterials Conference</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="alert-danger" style="text-align: justify;"><strong>All the publications in EcoSur's website are indexed&nbsp;ISSN:</strong><br /> Español: ISSN 1991-587X<br /> English: ISSN 1990-9063</p> </div> Of cement, chocolate & rum 2016-06-20T15:37:19+00:00 2016-06-20T15:37:19+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/535-of-cement-chocolate-rum Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="LC3 Chocolate and Rum" src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/jun2016/LC3_Slider_LC3_Offers.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 253px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p> Although many trendy bars now serve chocolate mojitos, a Swiss and Cuban mix is not obvious.&nbsp;Yet, when it comes to cement, Swiss, Cuban and Indian scientists have tackled one of the world’s&nbsp;lesser known but biggest challenges. As countries develop, demand for housing and infrastructure increases. Concrete is by far the most&nbsp;commonly used construction material to meet these needs, and cement is required to make concrete.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="LC3 Chocolate and Rum" src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/jun2016/LC3_Slider_LC3_Offers.jpg" style="width: 550px; height: 253px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p> Although many trendy bars now serve chocolate mojitos, a Swiss and Cuban mix is not obvious.&nbsp;Yet, when it comes to cement, Swiss, Cuban and Indian scientists have tackled one of the world’s&nbsp;lesser known but biggest challenges. As countries develop, demand for housing and infrastructure increases. Concrete is by far the most&nbsp;commonly used construction material to meet these needs, and cement is required to make concrete.</p> </div> Post-disaster resilence and recovery 2016-05-17T17:30:27+00:00 2016-05-17T17:30:27+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/534-post-disaster-resilence-and-recovery Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="Post-disaster resilence and recovery" src="http://www.english.ecosur.org/images/may2016/adobe_dos.jpeg" style="width: 550px; height: 388px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> Some months ago we reported on a seminar in Guatemala, where the local Caritas had invited EcoSur specialists to pass their knowlege on to a group of young professionals who were interested in this ancient technology. Meanwhile the organizers can show real practical results, houses have been built, a promotional video is being circulated, a lobby group for adobe has been organized and a manual for self-builders produced.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> {youtube}N3WVf6lv3gU{/youtube}</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> You can downoad the "<a href="http://www.ecosur.org/files/manual_adobe_guatemala.pdf">Manual para la construcción de viviendas con adobe</a>" (Spanish only, PDF, 10 Mb)</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <img alt="Post-disaster resilence and recovery" src="http://www.english.ecosur.org/images/may2016/adobe_dos.jpeg" style="width: 550px; height: 388px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> Some months ago we reported on a seminar in Guatemala, where the local Caritas had invited EcoSur specialists to pass their knowlege on to a group of young professionals who were interested in this ancient technology. Meanwhile the organizers can show real practical results, houses have been built, a promotional video is being circulated, a lobby group for adobe has been organized and a manual for self-builders produced.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> {youtube}N3WVf6lv3gU{/youtube}</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> You can downoad the "<a href="http://www.ecosur.org/files/manual_adobe_guatemala.pdf">Manual para la construcción de viviendas con adobe</a>" (Spanish only, PDF, 10 Mb)</p> </div> A trip to the 19th Century in Ecuador 2016-04-19T16:35:03+00:00 2016-04-19T16:35:03+00:00 http://www.english.ecosur.org/index.php/past-editions-e-magazine-285/533-a-trip-to-the-19th-century-in-ecuador Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.ecosur.org/index.php/ediciones-anteriores/746-un-viaje-al-siglo-19-en-ecuador"><img alt="Proyecto &quot;Mejorando la Vivienda&quot; en Guano, Ecuador" src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/abr2016/jhkj%281%29.png" style="width:512px;height:384px;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> In the small rural community of Chingazo, Ecuador, most of the people are small farmers of very low income. Many of them live in traditional huts or half-finished houses that offer no or little protection from the cold of the Andean highlands and against the ash spewed from Tungurahua volcano, Because of their socio-economic status, these families can not improve their situation on their own.</p> </div> <div class="feed-description"><p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.ecosur.org/index.php/ediciones-anteriores/746-un-viaje-al-siglo-19-en-ecuador"><img alt="Proyecto &quot;Mejorando la Vivienda&quot; en Guano, Ecuador" src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/abr2016/jhkj%281%29.png" style="width:512px;height:384px;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> In the small rural community of Chingazo, Ecuador, most of the people are small farmers of very low income. Many of them live in traditional huts or half-finished houses that offer no or little protection from the cold of the Andean highlands and against the ash spewed from Tungurahua volcano, Because of their socio-economic status, these families can not improve their situation on their own.</p> </div>