International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

Winning projects 2011 in Europe

The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from across Europe have been announced at a ceremony in Milan.

A total of USD 300,000 was presented to ten outstanding projects submitted by architects, planners, engineers and project owners. The winning projects show the wide range of approaches in the region to sustainable construction that respond both to intensified urbanization and innovation in building materials and construction techniques.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000

Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Berlin, Germany
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 »

Silver | USD 50,000

City hall and civic center recycled from former factory
City hall and civic center recycled from former factory
Oostkamp, Belgium
MAIN AUTHOR
Carlos Arroyo - Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Madrid, Spain
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Vanessa Cerezo - Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000

Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts
Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts
Scilla, Italy
MAIN AUTHOR
Philippe Rizzotti - Philippe Rizzotti Architects, Paris, France
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Samuel Nageotte - Samuel Nageotte Architecture, Paris, France; Tanguy Vermet - Off Architecture, Paris, France; Manal Rachdi - Off Architecture, Paris, France Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

High-density cottage garden structure
High-density cottage garden structure
Appeltern, Netherlands
MAIN AUTHOR
Marijke Bruinsma - De Stuurlui Stedenbouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Marjan van Capelle - Atelier Gras, Schipluiden, Netherlands; Arjen de Groot - Atelier Gras, Schipluiden, Netherlands Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
Zurich, Switzerland
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, Switzerland; Axel Vansteenkiste - Zurich, Switzerland; Ammar Mirjan; Petrus Lindström; Selen Ercan Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district
Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district
Helsinki, Finland
MAIN AUTHOR
Matthias Sauerbruch - Sauerbruch Hutton, Berlin, Germany
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Adrian Campbell - Arup UK, London, United Kingdom; Jan-Christoph Zoels - Experientia, Torino, Italy Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials
Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials
Hamburg, Germany
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 »

“NEXT GENERATION” PRIZES

“Next Generation” 1st prize | USD 25,000

Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements
Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements
London, United Kingdom
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 »

“Next Generation” 2nd prize | USD 15,000

Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme
Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme
Gijón / Xixón, Spain
MAIN AUTHOR
Elisa de los Reyes Garcia - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Read more »

“Next Generation” 3rd prize | USD 10,000

Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting
Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting
Seville, Spain
MAIN AUTHOR
Eduardo Mayoral - Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain Read more »
 
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