Vcycle is a multidisciplinary organism which consists of architects, designers, farmers and urban planners. Vcycle has a flexible body that expands with collaborations according to the needs of each project: it cooperates among others with engineers, permaculture and landscape designers, subvention and business consultants, educational specialists and local governments.

Vcycle designs holistic systems in divers scales and put them into practice. The mission is to create living, resilient models that generate sustainable cycles for people and for the planet. That is why, architectural or not, every project should envision the broader consequences of its impact to the world, thus it needs to be handled with an integrative approach.

That vision means to take a variety of parameters into account such as:

* local, social, cultural and economical sustainability

* water, energy and waste management

* surrounding ecosystems

* ecological food production

* mobility

* information technologies

* sustainable construction systems and construction management

* design thinking



Land Management

Land management is the process of managing the use and development (in both urban and rural settings) of land resources. Land resources are used for a variety of purposes which may include organic agriculture, reforestation, water resource management and eco-tourism projects.


User-Centered Design

User-centered design (UCD) is a framework of processes in which usability goals, user characteristics, environment, tasks and workflow of a project are given extensive attention at each stage of the design process. User-centered design can be characterized as a multi-stage problem-solving process that validate assumptions with regard to the user behavior in real world tests.


Construction Planning

Project planning is part of project management, which relates to the use of schedules such as Gantt charts to plan and subsequently report progress within the project environment.


Budget Planning

Budget planning is the process by which a company or individuals evaluate their earnings and expenses and project their monetary intakes and outakes for the future. The goal is to lay out all necessary components and brainstorm future goals. Budget planning may be completed in one meeting or it may take weeks of evaluating available data to finalize.


Agricultural Planning

The development of plans and measures to achieve greater and more efficient output from agriculture; a sound agricultural policy should be able to reconcile three basic needs: the production of food and agricultural products, the protection of the environment and the maintenance of the socio-economic structure of rural areas.


Operation & Education

Operational planning is the process of planning strategic goals and objectives to tactical goals and objectives. It describes milestones, conditions for success and explains how, or what portion of, a strategic plan will be put into operation during a given operational period, in the case of commercial application, a fiscal year or another given budgetary term.

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