International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
2nd Competition
Global Holcim Awards 2009

Global Holcim Awards finalists 2009

Almost 5,000 projects from authors in 90 countries were submitted in the competition which aims to promote sustainable responses from the building and construction industry to technological, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural issues.

The 15 winners of the gold, silver and bronze prize in each of the five regions automatically qualified for the global phase of the competition where a total of USD 650,000 in additional prize money was on offer.

The global Holcim Awards finalists included projects from Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Hungary, India, Morocco, Slovenia, Switzerland, UAE, Uganda, USA, and Vietnam, and involved additional project teams from Japan and Spain.

FINALISTS

Brazil

Low-energy university mediatheque
Low-energy university mediatheque
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MAIN AUTHOR
Angelo Bucci - SPBR Architects, São Paulo, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
João Paulo Faria - SPBR Architects, São Paulo, Brazil; Ciro Miguel - SPBR Architects, São Paulo, Brazil; Juliana Braga - SPBR Architects, São Paulo, Brazil Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.00 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.49 MB) » Read more »

Brazil

Solar water heating and rainwater tower
Solar water heating and rainwater tower
Florianopolis, Brazil
MAIN AUTHOR
Maria Andrea Triana - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Roberto Lamberts - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil; Marcio Andrade - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.53 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.57 MB) » Read more »

Canada

Living with Lakes Center for freshwater restoration and research
Living with Lakes Center for freshwater restoration and research
Sudbury, ON, Canada
MAIN AUTHOR
John Gunn - Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Peter Busby - Peter Busby and Wills Architects, Vancouver, Canada; Jeffrey Laberge - J L Richards & Associates, Sudbury, Canada Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.33 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.33 MB) » Read more »

China

Sustainable planning for a rural community
Sustainable planning for a rural community
Beijing, China
MAIN AUTHOR
Yue Zhang - Tsinghua University, Bejing, China
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Feng Ni - Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning, Beijing, China; Lingbo Sun - Urbanenergy, Cambridge, USA Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 5.59 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.46 MB) » Read more »

Colombia

Urban integration of an informal area
Urban integration of an informal area
Medellín, Colombia
MAIN AUTHOR
Gustavo Restrepo Lalinde - Empresa de Desarrollo Urbano, Medelin, Colombia
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Carlos Rodriguez - Medellin, Colombia; Alejandro Echeverri - Medellin, Colombia; Cesar Hernadez - Medellin, Colombia; Miguel Guerrero - Manila, NCR, Philippines; Marcia Caro - Medellin, Colombia; Angela Luna - Medellin, Colombia; Felipe Diaz - Medellin, Colombia; Sergio Fajardo - Medellin, Colombia; Varela Deyanile - Medellin, Colombia; Carmen Hurtado - Medellin, Colombia; Carlos Jimenez - Medellin, Colombia; Pablo Baez - Medellin, Colombia; Ana Vergara - Medellin, Colombia; Juan Narvaez - Medellin, Colombia Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 2.49 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 3.31 MB) » Read more »

Hungary

Contextual government quarter development
Contextual government quarter development
Budapest, Hungary
MAIN AUTHOR
Peter Janesch - Team0708 Kft, Budapest, Hungary Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 2.38 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.23 MB) » Read more »

India

Energy-efficient office complex
Energy-efficient office complex
Hyderabad, India
MAIN AUTHOR
Mark Igou - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Sanjay Chawla - Maytas Properties Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, India Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.66 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.22 MB) » Read more »

Morocco

River remediation and urban development scheme
River remediation and urban development scheme
Fez, Morocco
MAIN AUTHOR
Aziza Chaouni - Bureau EAST, Los Angeles, USA; Takako Tajima - Bureau EAST, Los Angeles, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Faiza Zemmouri - FEZ, Morocco; Marco Cenzatti - Cambridge, MA, USA; Reem Alissa - Berkeley, CA, USA; John Ferri - Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dan Brunn - Los Angeles, CA, USA; Vesna Kann - Toronto, Canada Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 364.17 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.64 MB) » Read more »

Slovenia

Temporary urban extension in a former landfill
Temporary urban extension in a former landfill
Maribor, Slovenia
MAIN AUTHOR
Belinda Tato - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Jose Luis Vallejo - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain; Constantino Hurtado - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain; Diego García-Setién - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.19 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.10 MB) » Read more »

Switzerland

Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut
Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut
Zermatt, Switzerland
MAIN AUTHOR
Andrea Deplazes - Studio Monte Rosa, DARCH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Zurich, Switzerland
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Marcel Baumgartner - Studio Monte Rosa, DARCH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Zurich, Switzerland Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.63 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.27 MB) » Read more »

Uganda

Low-cost school and home for HIV orphans
Low-cost school and home for HIV orphans
Rakai, Uganda
MAIN AUTHOR
Koji Tsutsui - Koji Tsutsui & Associates, Tokyo, Japan Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 2.12 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 1.87 MB) » Read more »

United Arab Emirates

Lighthouse tower with low-carbon footprint
Lighthouse tower with low-carbon footprint
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
MAIN AUTHOR
Shaun Killa - Atkins, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 2.55 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.10 MB) » Read more »

USA

Solar 2 - Green Energy, Arts & Education Center
Solar 2 - Green Energy, Arts & Education Center
New York, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Christopher J Collins - Solar One, New York, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Colin Cathcart - Kiss + Cathcart Architects, Brooklyn, USA; Nigel Nicholls - New York, NY, USA; Judith Heintz - Wallace Roberts & Todd, New York, USA Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.84 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.84 MB) » Read more »

USA

Self-contained day labor station
Self-contained day labor station
San Francisco, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Liz Ogbu - Public Architecture, San Francisco, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
John Peterson - Public Architecture, San Francisco, USA Global project posters 2009 (PDF, 1.39 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.04 MB) » Read more »

Vietnam

Low-impact greenfield university campus
Low-impact greenfield university campus
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
MAIN AUTHOR
Kazuhiro Kojima - Coelacanth and Associates C+A, Tokyo, Japan
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Sanuki Daisuke - Daisuke Sanuki Architectural Design Office, Tokyo, Japan; Vo Nghia - Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Global Innovation poster 2009 (PDF, 3.52 MB) »Regional project poster 2008 (PDF, 2.18 MB) » Read more »
 
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