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Thursday, May 12 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Latin-American Diversity: México (Diversidad Latinoamericana: México)
Track: International Focus

The real Living Future Challenge is to recognize and celebrate diversity with the sensitivity of common goals through diverse paths and different realities. We'll examine the process of cultural translation, which goes beyond the language differences of the rest of the world - including Latin America. In this case, we will present Mexico and the experiences we've had in the process of establishing the International Living Future Institute mystique with the first buildings in the certification process. (This session will be presented in Spanish with accompanied translation).

El verdadero reto de Living Future consiste en reconocer y celebrar la diversidad con la sensibilidad de alcanzar objetivos comunes recorriendo diversos caminos a través de distintas realidades. Proceso de traducción cultural que va más allá de solamente las diferencias de la lengua en el resto del mundo incluyendo Latinoamérica. En este caso, presentaremos México y las experiencias en el proceso de establecer la mística del ILFI con las primeras edificaciones en proceso de certificación.  

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Speakers
avatar for Carolyn Aguilar

Carolyn Aguilar

Architect + Dean, Universidad Iberoamericana Department of Architecture
Carolyn is an architect trained in Mexico and Urban Designer trained in the UK. In December 2016 she obtained her Ph.D. in History at Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO). Dr. Aguilar-Dubose has taught at IBERO for 25 years, has received two Outstanding Teacher Awards, and is the first woman to be named Dean of the 61 year-old Department of Architecture, developing the sustainability mystique, as well as the implementation of the IBERO Green Campus... Read More →
avatar for José Luis Gutiérrez Brezmes

José Luis Gutiérrez Brezmes

Co-chair of Living Future Council of Latin America, Faculty, Department of Architecture at IBERO
Arquitecto y Maestro en Comunicación por la Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México (IBERO) con experiencia en diseño y construcción de 30 años. Académico investigador en el Departamento de Arquitectura de la UIA. Miembro y consejero de Libre Acceso A.C. desde 1999. Miembro fundador y Presidente 2015-2017 de Sustentabilidad para México A.C. SUMe, consejo emergente para México del World... Read More →
avatar for Alejandro Lirusso

Alejandro Lirusso

Co-chair of Living Future Council of Latin America, CEO at bioe and BIOtehnik Mexico
He studied a Bachelor's degree in business administration at ITESM on Campus Estado Mexico and hydraulic systems at CEAC from Barcelona, Spain. He’s CEO of BIOe where they designed the first projects in Latin America under the Living Building Challenge, Net Positive Energy and, WELL certifications. In April of 2015 was awarded as a Living Future HERO by the International Living Future Institute. Also, he is LEED GA, WELL AP, presenter of... Read More →


Thursday May 12, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Westin: St. Helen's