Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
December 11, 2014

Two publications by ‘A’A’ L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui and the Holcim Foundation focus on the regional Holcim Awards 2014 and promote approaches that go “beyond architectural design”. 

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December 3, 2014

The three main winners from each of the 5 regional Holcim Awards competitions 2014 are now set to be evaluated by the Global Holcim Awards jury 2015, headed by Mohsen Mostafavi.

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November 13, 2014

The top prize went to a Bird Sanctuary designed by Architectkidd, Kasetsart University and Kaomai Lanna Resort. It serves as both an educational facility and a bird rehabilitation center.

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November 13, 2014

To house the urban poor, Nusrat Jahan Mim proposes a modular system of dwelling units for marginalized neighborhoods. The dwellings can easily adapt to the changing needs. The units can be dismantled when slum dwellers are evicted and reassembled in a new location.

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November 13, 2014

This micro intervention by UNITYDESIGN, Chiba University and Universitas Indonesia upgrades informal settlements in megacities and avoids slum-clearance by authorities.

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