Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 23, 2010
InnoVida Holdings LLC, the exclusive manufacturer of InnoVida™ building solutions worldwide, announces it will build a factory in Haiti in 2010 near Port-au-Prince. The factory will produce 10,000 houses per year and employ 1,000 people.
InnoVida has also partnered with architect Andres Duany, FAIA, principal and co-founder of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co., to design housing solutions for Haiti’s homeless. Duany’s cabin designs with InnoVida Panels can be built in a few days with no heavy equipment, can house more than 700 people per acre and are earthquake-, mold- and insect-resistant.
InnoVida CEO Claudio Osorio has committed to donating 1,000 of these houses to Haiti.
InnoVida will host a press conference to announce more details on the Duany housing solutions for Haiti and on the factory opening.
Haitian government officials will be there.
PRESS EVENT DETAILS:
WHEN: Wednesday February 24, 2010, 12 – 2 p.m. - Light luncheon.
WHERE: InnoVida Holdings factory 450 N.E. 185th Street North Miami Beach, Fla. 33179
Main speakers: Alonzo Mourning, Amarilis and Claudio Osorio, Andres Duany.
Special guests: Government Officials from Haiti, Dr. Barth Green (Project Medishare, University of Miami), General Wesley Clark, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (School of Architecture, University of Miami), and more.
- Claudio Osorio, CEO of InnoVida Holdings LLC, will discuss InnoVida’s commitment to donate 1,000 houses to Haiti and 2010 plans to open a housing factory in Haiti to produce 10,000 houses and create 1,000 jobs. http://www.innovida.com
- Alonzo Mourning, NBA Star and philanthropist, will announce his support of affordable housing for Haiti. http://www.amcharities.org
- Renowned architect and planner Andres Duany of Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co will unveil his Haiti housing designs for InnoVida – developed after visiting Haiti in January 2010 and extensive interviews with Haitian leaders, anthropologists, and disaster housing experts. (http://www.dpz.com)
- Afternoon tour of full-scale housing prototypes 155 sf to 300 sf designed by Duany. The houses are made of InnoVidaPanels – and can be built in a few days.
Hurricane season is coming to Haiti.
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