AFN – Summer – Land/water sites.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Exterior rendering with perforated solar skin with apertures of various size to control daylight and view, and wall panels with applied graphics.
Project entry 2011 - Energy and water efficient border control station, Van Buren, ME, United States: View of primary canopy.
Project entry 2011 - Energy efficient university building, Lawrence, KS, USA: Energy efficient university building, Lawrence, KS, United States. Exterior rendering of south and west façades.
Project entry 2011 - Energy neutral portable classroom, Honolulu, HI, USA: Interior rendering.
Project entry 2011 - Environmental center and bird-watching facility using recycled materials, Chicago, IL, United States: Built on a damaged site once used for steel production, the project is built like a nest, reusing nearby and available materials from local scrap and salvage suppliers.
Project entry 2011 - Energy, water and waste efficient military installation, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA: The holistic integration of multiple scales of the built environment maximizes net gains.
Project entry 2011 - Reinforced mangrove protective infrastructure, Miami, FL, USA: a strategy for integrating the regenerative and protective features of mangrove forests in and around coastal urban development.
Project entry 2011 - Temporary festival structure using recyclable building components, Providence, RI, USA: Shim Sukkah.
Project entry 2011 - Foam concrete utilization research, Toronto, ON, Canada: Examples of foamed concrete panels (approx. 1m x 1m x 0.5m) produced within the exploratory scope of two different formwork concepts.
The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from North America have been announced.
A total of USD 300,000 was presented to ten diverse and innovative projects from Canada and the USA at a ceremony in Washington, DC.
Regional Holcim Awards 2011 North America
The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from North America have been…