All posts by: EchoStone

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The Affordable Housing Shortage and 3D Printing

SOURCE: WRHUThis past week, EchoStone’s Chief Sustainability & Product Development Officer, Emmanuel Stefanakis, was asked to join a conversation on the affordable housing shortage and 3D printing.The conversation explored the alternative building technology’s potential in the affordable housing market, to accelerate construction as well as reduce associated costs of new construction.Also joining the interview was … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 International, News

Reimagining Wetlands for Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements

SOURCE: ECHOSTONEWhen casting wetlands as dismal, snake-ridden, mosquito-infested places, they seem to serve no useful purpose toward human settlements.Science, however, presents us with a completely different reality. Wetlands – whether coast marsh or freshwater – play a vital role in maintaining the health of our planet and capturing carbon from the atmosphere. Additionally there are … Continue reading

February 25, 2021 Blog, International, Though Leadership

Housing Deficit: Echostone Delivers 252 Sustainable Housing Units

SOURCE: BizWatchNigeriaEchostone Development Nigeria has delivered 252 units of affordable homes in Idale Badagry in partnership with the Lagos State Government as part of the ongoing efforts in bridging over 22 million housing deficits in the country.The project, designed as a Public-Private Partnership, aimed at providing 100,000 affordable homes in 10 years with modern-day technology.The … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 News, Nigeria

Affordable and Green Housing

SOURCE: Africa Union Housing FinanceCenter for Affordable Housing Finance (CAHF) is an excellent resource for affordable housing knowledge, advocacy, and market development. During their 36th Annual Africa Union Housing Finance (AUHF) Conference, Emmanuel Stefanakis Chief Sustainability and Product Development Officer for EchoStone join their panel on “Affordable & Green Housing.” The session brought together professionals from across … Continue reading

November 6, 2020 Blog, International, Though Leadership

How Developers Can Overcome the Sustainability Gap

SOURCE: ECHOSTONEHow do we build an inclusive,sustainable, resilient future for people and the planet? One hundred seventy-three world leaders asked that question five years ago this month at an historic UN summit. The result was the adoption of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that collectively create a roadmap to promote prosperity for all people while … Continue reading

September 24, 2020 Blog, International, Though Leadership