Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
January 21, 2015

Progress is one of the five “target issues” and highlights the need for innovative approaches that explore new disciplinary frontiers. The “target issues” serve as criteria for projects submitted for the Holcim Awards such as Aggregate Structure, and as a road map for other related activities of the Foundation.

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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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