International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
3rd Competition
Global Holcim Awards 2012

Global Holcim Awards winners 2012

A secondary school project in Gando, Burkina Faso, a community center project in São Paulo, Brazil, and an urban renewal plan in Berlin, Germany are the winners of the Global Holcim Awards for 2012.

These leading sustainable construction projects were selected from 15 finalist submissions by a jury of independent experts led by Enrique Norten.

The finalists were the regional Holcim Awards 2011 winning projects that had been selected from more than 6,000 entries in 146 countries.

Winners

Gold | USD 200,000 | Gando, Burkina Faso

Secondary school with passive ventilation system
Secondary school with passive ventilation system
MAIN AUTHOR
Diébédo Francis Kéré - Kéré Architecture, Berlin, Germany Read more »

Silver | USD 100,000 | São Paulo, Brazil

Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub
Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub
MAIN AUTHOR
Alfredo Brillembourg - Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), São Paulo, Brazil; Hubert Klumpner - Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Bronze | USD 50,000 | Berlin, Germany

Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
MAIN AUTHOR
Tim Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany; Jan Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Denise Dih - DODK Architekten BDAD; Heiko Sieker - Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof. Dr. Sieker, Hoppegarten, Germany; Anna Lundqvist - Berlin, Germany; Christian Bohne - Man Made Land, Berlin, Germany Read more »

INNOVATION PRIZES

Innovation 1st prize | USD 75,000 | Zurich, Switzerland

High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
MAIN AUTHOR
Matthias Kohler - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Fabio Gramazio - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Silvan Oesterle - Zurich, ZH, Switzerland; Axel Vansteenkiste - Zurich, ZH, Switzerland; Ammar Mirjan; Petrus Lindström; Selen Ercan Read more »

Innovation 2nd prize | USD 50,000 | Hamburg, Germany

Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials
Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials
MAIN AUTHOR
Frank Barkow - Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Germany
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Regine Leibinger - Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Germany; Mike Schlaich - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Matthias Schuler - Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany Read more »

Innovation 3rd prize | USD 25,000 | London, United Kingdom

Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements
Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements
MAIN AUTHOR
Povilas Cepaitis - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
LLuis Enrique Monzo - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Diego Ordoñez - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Carlos Piles - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom Read more »
 
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