Ecovilas
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Ecovilas under constructionProject Name: Ecovilas
Year: 2003
Owner: Ot?vio Urquiza
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Building Type: Single-Family Residential
Type: Extensive, Test/Research
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 19375 sq.ft.
Slope: 48%
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: Jo?o Feij?, Ecotelhado

Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Greenroof System: Ecotelhado
Ot?vio Urquiza, Architect & Owner
Agronomist/Engineer: Jo?o Feij?, Ecotelhado
Finishing some details
Ecovilas is architect Ot?vio Urquiza's project for a sustainable village in the province of Rio Grande do Sul. There are 18 separate greenroofs on the property, and each greenroof measures 100 m2 (1076 sf) The roofs have a pitch of 45 degrees, and the community has a total of 29 buildings.
The greenroof is comprised of the patented Ecotelhado system of a pre-vegetated rigid substrate (container). The project is available to see by appointment.

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For more information, please visit the Ecotelhado website here, or contact Jo?o Feij? at: ecotelhado@ecotelhado.com.br.
 
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