International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
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

The Lali Gurans orphanage and library by MOS Architects received silver. The facility utilizes low-technology renewable energy, local craftsmanship, and serves the nearby communities as a seismically stable refuge area during earthquakes.

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November 13, 2014

13 winning projects show how sustainable construction can enhance the region’s human, natural and economic performance.

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November 13, 2014

Bronze went to a project by Robust Architecture Workshop which reintegrates former soldiers into post-civil war society. The young men are trained in building techniques while building a Community Library.

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November 13, 2014

Zhe Peng, Zhenru Zhou and Zhang Qu propose a post-earthquake reconstruction of a historic village using bamboo as the main building material and reviving traditional construction techniques.

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