Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
April 20, 2015

A public park by Colectivo720 creating urban space around water storage tanks to form a “socio-technical” landscape won the gold prize.

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April 20, 2015

Robust Architecture Workshop won silver for a project that aims to reintegrate soldiers into post-war Sri Lankan society through training in building techniques.

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April 20, 2015

A consortium led by Bjarke Ingels Group and One Architecture won bronze for an integrated system to address the vulnerability of the city to coastal flooding.

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The USD 2 million competition seeks innovative, future-oriented and tangible construction projects to promote sustainable responses to the technological, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural issues affecting building and construction.

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The Holcim Forum tri-annual series of conferences including workshops and site visits on the topic of sustainable construction, and Holcim Roundtable expert workshops work together to share and enhance information on advancing sustainable development.

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Our publications on exemplary buildings, Holcim Awards competition winners, and conference proceedings illustrate the scope of sustainable construction.

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The five “target issues” defined by the Holcim Foundation and its partner universities quantify the degree to which buildings contribute to sustainable development. 

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Browse through more than 200 Holcim Awards competition projects and see their evolution from inspired ideas into tangible flagships of sustainable construction.

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The Board ensures that the activities of the Holcim Foundation are aligned with current interpretations of sustainable construction, and frames the architectural, scientific, cultural, and policy concerns that are integrated into its initiatives.

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The world-renowned partner universities from all continents host Holcim Awards jury meetings and symposiums.

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