Lapacho Roga is a residential project located in the Virgen del Huerto neighborhood of Asuncion, Paraguay. It consists of a two-story house featuring four bedrooms over a total area of 300 square meters with a focus on sustainable living. The project was designed by Pro Arquitectos and developed and constructed by PM Ingenieria, a local engineering firm.
To meet international standards for resource efficiency, energy and water-saving technologies were incorporated into the design, construction and internal processes of the building. Reflective paint for roof and external walls, roof insulation and an energy-efficient HVAC system reduce the building’s energy use, while water-efficient plumbing fixtures reduce its water use.
Lapacho Roga has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI).
Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint for the roof and external walls, insulation for roof, and a variable refrigerant volume (VRV) cooling system.
Low-flow showerheads, low-flow faucets for kitchen sinks and washbasins, and dual flush for water closets.
In-situ reinforced concrete slab for floor and roof construction, common brick walls with internal & external plaster for external walls, 3-D wire panel with ‘shot-crete’ on both sides for external and internal walls, ceramic tiles and parquet/wood block finishes for flooring, and aluminum window frames.
Lapacho Roga Vicente Jara Asuncion, Capital Paraguay
Preliminary EDGE Certificate
December 1, 2021
Floor Space (m2)
Total CO2 Savings (annually)
Green Business Certification Inc.