Last April, between the 16th and the 18th, the III International Congress of Sustainable Collective Housing took place at the Tecnológico de Monterrey - Campus Guadalajara, in Mexico.
Eduardo participated in this congress through the presentation under the title "The patrimonial recycling as an instrument of conservation and enhancement 16 homes in the old bread basket of the monastery of San Francisco in Olmedo (Valladolid-Spain)".
The Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) together with the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Guadalajara campus, organized the III International Congress of Sustainable Collective Housing, which brought together about 200 specialists in architecture and urban planning.
The congress dealt with 5 thematic axes:
• Regulation and management,
• Historical reviews,
• Projects - typologies,
• Indicators for the evaluation of collective housing and
• Rehabilitation of neighborhoods.
This paper was presented within the chapter entitled "Projects typologies. Typology and flexibility" because it is a project carried out in our office, and that explores several pairs of concepts that have polarized our professional practice for a long time: housing and flexibility, heritage and memory, project and city.