Professor/Coordinator Master in Constructions, Catholic University of Cuenca.
Marco Avila Calle, an Ecuadorian professional, graduated as an architect from the Catholic University of Cuenca, earned his master’s degree in architecture from the National University of Piura, and is pursuing his doctorate in architecture at the National University of Córdoba. He is currently a teacher and coordinator of the master’s program in construction at the Catholic University of Cuenca. His specialties include bioclimatic and sustainable architecture, landscape architecture and garden design, and university teaching. Research programs he has worked on include the following: Intelligent Multifunctional Solar Urban Furniture (2018); Bioclimatic Recommendations for Housing Design in the Different Climatic Floors of Ecuador (2016); High-rise Building Design Proposal as a Sustainable Alternative for Social Housing in the City of Cuenca – Ecuador (2015); Landscape Recovery Proposal on Federal Highway 150 Mexico – Puebla (2014); and Prototype of Sustainable Tourist Housing for the Sígsig Canton (2012). His areas of interest are sustainable architecture, social interest housing, and technological innovation projects in architecture.