International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
Regional Holcim Awards 2013
/2014

Holcim Awards 2013/2014: Overview

Holcim Awards 2013/2014: Overview


The Holcim Awards competition celebrates projects and visions that contribute to a more sustainable built environment and features total prize money of USD 2 million.

Registration closed on March 24, regional jury meetings will take place in June/July, and the results of the regional phase of the competition will be announced in September/November 2014. The competition seeks projects in architecture, building and civil engineering, landscape and urban design, materials, products and construction technologies that contribute to the five “target issues” for sustainable construction. The competition has two categories with different requirements:

Holcim Awards (main category)

  • Project has reached an advanced stage of design with high probability of execution 
  • Execution of the project may not have started before July 1, 2013
  • All authors must be at least 18 years of age (date of birth March 24, 1996 or earlier)

"Next Generation" (young professionals and students category)

  • Visionary projects and bold ideas
  • All authors must be between 18 and 30 years of age (date of birth between July 2, 1982 and March 24, 1996)
  • Execution of the project may not have started before July 1, 2013

Evaluation process

Renowned technical universities lead the independent juries in five regions of the world. They evaluate entries against the “target issues” for sustainable construction.

read more about the five "target issues" for sustainable construction »

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Holcim Awards 2013/2014

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