CONCRETEWith Green effect
Nov 2021 edition
In Oaxaca, the most wooded Historic Center in America. LIGHT is the one radiated by one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The SHADOW is literally created by the trees that, through the years.
Although this light and shadow game is found threatened by a problem that belongs to everyone: the climate changing. This phenomenon is increasingly evident and with CO2 levels that are at their historical maximum, so that trees are the most economical and effective means of sequestering CO2, complementing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the climate crisis (UN, 2019) has contributed to forging the LIGHT
The construction industry is an essential sector in the growing of the urban area and in the environmental impact generated by the different jobs. That is why the development of strategies that help mitigate carbon emissions is essential when carrying out any urban infrastructure job Being surrounded by trees that makes us feel good. The trees can be separated and define space by providing a feeling of privacy and security, creating a feeling of relaxation and well-being.
At the same time trees are fundamental part in the landscape formation, giving us colors and shapes of great landscaping value, which generates a more pleasant environment. In order to counteract the negative effects caused by the natural alteration, is necessary to generate or rehabilitate green areas through the trees planting in different urban spaces. This corresponds an indispensable action for sharing responsibility between government, private sector and civil society, to improve the quality of life as well as the urban image.
This sense and business sphere, SORITANA ARCHITECTURE S.A. de C.V. is the product distributor in Oaxaca, CONCRET has develop the concrete project with Green Effect, which looks for contributing to the environmental care. The environment thought was awareness and sensible to our clients, by proposal of a dynamic in which job, that it could be applied the concrete for every 15m2 at least one endemic tree in the state of Oaxaca is planted.
With our Concrete Green Effect initiative, we want to make a call and stop being static in front of the environmental situation. We want to promote and invite other entrepreneurs in our state in order to develop projects with more green effect, projects that in addition contribute to the environmental care, generate a community sense and belonging, since the planting trees process that can be carried out from a perspective collaboration and coexistence based on the welfare of the area where the work is carried out.
Just as there is a “City of Light”, could there be a “City of Shadow”? and we are not talking about darkness.
c. Dr. en Arq. Gerardo José Corres Tenorio Administrador Único en Soritana Arquitectos
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Fuentes de información
ONU, Programa para el Medio Ambiente, ¡Plantar árboles nunca fue tan fácil!, septiembre 2019.