AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN COPIAPÓ
Location: Copiapó, Chile
Typology: Affordable Housing
Status: Under construction
Description:Building of 48 housing units measuring 70 m2, with large terraces located in the heart of the Atacama Desert, one of the areas with the highest level of seismic activity on the planet.
The type of foundation used was a dry type which did not require any kind of excavation, water or cement. Photovoltaic panels are included on the roof which generate more than 70% of the energy consumed in the housing units.