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Categories and Special Awards


CATEGORIES PARTICIPATE ATTRIBUTES
housing

Houses, residences and housing complexes, medium and high levels .

  • 30% - Integral Sustainability
  • 30% - Architectural Solution
  • 20% - Structural Solution
  • 20% - Construction Process
institutional

Houses, prototypes and popular sector housing development..

  • 40% - Integral Sustainability
  • 20% - Architectural Solution
  • 20% - Structural Solution
  • 20% - Construction Process
Building

Institutional, educational, commercial, government, industrial, business, religious, health, and mixed-use buildings.

  • 30% - Integral Sustainability
  • 30% - Architectural Solution
  • 20% - Structural Solution
  • 20% - Construction Process
Collective Space

Spaces that transcend the private to the public, which promote interaction between users and promote a sense of community.

  • 40% - Integral Sustainability
  • 30% - Architectural Solution
  • 15% - Structural Solution
  • 15% - Construction Process
Infrastructure

Roads, airports, stations, transportation systems, dams, bridges, roads or master plans .

  • 40% - Integral Sustainability
  • 30% - Architectural Solution
  • 15% - Structural Solution
  • 15% - Construction Process
SPECIAL AWARDS PARTICIPATE ATTRIBUTES
sustainable building

Projects that have elements to access them regardless of technical, cognitive or physical abilities of the user. Implies that anyone can enter, transit and stay in one place safely and independently.

  • 30% - Elements applied in the project that allow to any person to enter, move in and out safely and autonomy..
  • 20% - Inclusion of accessibility for all people in the use of services..
  • 20% - Solution on slopes with alternate routes, accessible elements or equipment.
  • 20% - Integration of accessibility in all areas in order to promote a culture of diversity.
  • 10% - Inclusion of elements of tactile, visual or auditory signal to facilitate orientation
sustainable building

Projects that have used bioclimatic design criteria and selected appropriate materials, and that during the construction process has been little environmental impact and the use of natural resources is optimized.

  • 25% - Precepts of planning, design, construction, equipment and operation for eco-efficiency.
  • 25% - Solutions for lower energy consumption, water conservation, rational use of materials, indoor air quality and use of renewable energies.
  • 15% - Social significance.
  • 15% - High functional performance, promoting productivity, occupant health and adaptability during the useful life of the project.
  • 10% - Innovation in design and construction practices.
  • 10% - Potential of being replicated.
sustainable building

Projects that achieved a breakthrough and improvement in construction processes, by applying concepts of innovation and technology, promoting constructive and creative techniques applicable for future projects.

  • 30% - Potential of being replicated.
  • 20% - Values of creativity and originality.
  • 20% - Effectiveness of results, cost / benefit.
  • 15% - Creative application of building materials.
  • 15% - Innovation in processes and construction practices.
sustainable building

Projects that directly improve the life quality of the community, and through them have been generated and community ties self-management schemes that promote coexistence and social welfare, improving the conditions in which they carry out their daily lives.

  • 30% - Criteria and solutions for planning, design, construction, equipment and operation for maximum benefit of the community.
  • 30% - Social in the environment evaluated.
  • 10% - Potential of being replicated. significance.
  • 30% - Improvement of quality of life.