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Announcement of Finalists, Category 3 of the UHPH Contest 2021


Announcement of Finalists, Category 3 of the UHPH Contest 2021


In the frame of the 4th Regional Housing and Habitat Forum: “ACTION FOR SHELTER AND SETTLEMENTS FACING COVID 19,” to be held May 17-21, 2021, the UHPH platform presents the finalists of the UHPH contest category 3, ShelterTech Award.

Underscoring the great commitment existing in the region, more than 260 applications were received from 17 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Ten initiatives were selected by a jury of experts representing six of the world’s nations.

The finalists are:

Project Organization Country
Roof tiles and ridge pieces made of recycled materials



Natural building materials TecnoClay Bolivia
PW5660 PWTech Brazil
Single-family off-grid systems Soluna Energía Colombia
Photocatalysis Pureti Colombia Colombia
Flash Design Bhauss Honduras
Polycrete by WAS Co WAS Company Mexico
Modular Homes  Fabrica Social de Viviendas Paraguay Paraguay
Ecko I Eco Building Technology (ECOBUILDTEC) Perú
Boblock XPD Arquitectos

República Dominicana


These are the most noteworthy proposals in housing technology that will steer us toward recovery from COVID-19 and transformation of shelter, settlements and cities on the path of sustainable development.

Through this type of initiative, from the housing sector we support economic reactivation and the sustainable transformation of urban shelter and habitat toward a more inclusive, resilient, and healthy future.

Open voting to find out the 4 winners.