Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2012
This description of Mariana Estevao's work was prepared when Mariana Estevao was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2012.
With the project Arquiteto de Família (Architect of Family), she seeks to promote technical assistance for project design and construction of housing improvements housing autoconstructed to promote healthy housing. The houses targeted by the action of Mariana are households with low standard of housing by not relying on technical assistance, with skilled manpower or resources to implement - especially for their conclusion (often getting in half). The methodology Mariana tries to eliminate the pathologies of the building causing damage to health and endanger the safety of the family as a means of promoting the quality of life.
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