Housing Standardisation

Symposium: The Present and Future of Housing Standards in Chile

This international event will be held on November 7, 2023 at 11:00 am at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, seeking to examine the impact that housing design governance mechanisms—particularly the influence of standards—have had on typical housing outcomes, contextualising, presenting, evidencing and sharing the cases studied in different countries in a international comparison.


Session #1 | Politics, history and concepts | 11:00 – 13:00
Ricardo Carvajal | Minvu
Sam Jacoby | RCA
Lucía Alonso and Consuelo Albornoz | RCA + UC
Mario Grandón and José Astaburuaga | Gevecon
Juan Pablo Urrutia | UCh
Moderator: Pablo Jordán | AOA

Session #2 | Housing programs and design problems | 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Alvaro Arancibia | RCA + UC
Pablo Guzmán | Minvu
Francisco Izquierdo | Francisco Izquierdo Architects
Gabriel Lagos and Patricio Bravo | Consolidate
Francisco Vergara | Francisco Vergara Architects
Cristian Castillo | Alpinku Architects – Maestranza Neighborhood
Magdalena Besomi | EB Architects
Moderator: José Di Girolamo | U.C.