Víctor Alberto Arvizu Piña

Víctor Alberto Arvizu Piña
Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México · Department of Architecture

PhD

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Introduction
Architect specialized in sustainability, energy efficiency and environmental impact assessment of building sector. My research have been focused on Life Cycle Assessment in building, particularly, the implementation of Environmental Product Declarations in Mexico's building sector.
Additional affiliations
February 2018 - present
Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México
Position
  • Researcher
September 2014 - April 2018
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Position
  • PhD
June 2007 - September 2009
Universidad de Colima
Position
  • Master's Student

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Publications (12)
Conference Paper
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This work presents an overview of the functionality of the EVAMED tool (Environmental Assessment of Buildings with a Life Cycle approach). The main objective of this tool is to assist building designers and constructors, mainly in Mexico and the rest of Latin America, from the first design phases, to create buildings with a lower environmental impa...
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Purpose A solid legislative framework and a strong sense of environmental sensitivity by the government are some of the elements that have contributed to a sustained development of Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) in developed countries, especially within the building sector. In Mexico, a big portion of the sustainability strategy from this...
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Purpose After analyzing in previous papers the potential of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) as a sustainability tool in Mexico’s building sector and studying its implementation mainly from government housing programs and normative instruments (a top-down approach), this work seeks to complement a holistic approach about its implementation...
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Purpose: The growing phase of emerging economy countries requires the implementation of environmental assessment tools in the building sector. The use of environmental product declarations (EPDs) has risen in developed countries as one of the main tools for environmental assessment. However, at what point should developing countries follow the EPD...
Technical Report
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We analyze and compare the life cycle of three wall systems most commonly used in social housing in Mexico: clay brick, cement block and hollow concrete block. A prototype of housing built in the city of Colima, Mexico, was taken as study case. Since the impact of Global Warming turns out to be the most pressing one at this time, the present study...

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Projects (2)
Project
Desarrollar un software de Análisis de Ciclo de Vida para la evaluación ambiental de la vivienda en México.
Project
Determine the technical feasibility and the potential environmental improvement of EPDs implementation in Mexico's building sector, according with the federal government goals for this sector.