Ashoka Fellow
Mexico
Fellow Since 1989
Tierra Madre
This description of Emilio González's work was prepared when Emilio González was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Introduction
Emilio Gonzalez is a 34-year old architect and homebuilder who was trained in agronomy and appropriate technologies. In 1984, he founded "Tierra Madre", an environmental non-profit organization which in 1988 initiated a model project called "San Miguel de Allende 2000" (SMA 2000).
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy

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