International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

Winning projects 2011 in North America

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. 

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000

Regional food-gathering nodes and logistics network
Regional food-gathering nodes and logistics network
Iqaluit, Canada
MAIN AUTHOR
Mason White - Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada; Lola Sheppard - Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Nikole Bouchard - Princeton, USA; Fionn Byrne - Toronto, Canada; Ali Fard - Toronto, Canada; Matthew Spremulli - Toronto, Canada Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000

Zero net energy school building
Zero net energy school building
Los Angeles, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Gloria Lee - Swift Lee Office, Los Angeles, USA; Nathan Swift - Swift Lee Office, Los Angeles, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Peter Simmonds - IBE Consulting Engineers, Sherman Oaks, USA; Steve Ratchye - Thornton Tomasetti Inc., San Francisco, USA; Tom Waldron - Butler Manufacturing Company, Santa Ana, USA Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000

Energy and water efficient border control station
Energy and water efficient border control station
Van Buren, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Julie Snow - Julie Snow Architects, Minneapolis, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Matthew Kreilich - Julie Snow Architects, Minneapolis, USA Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

Energy efficient university building
Energy efficient university building
Lawrence, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Dan Rockhill - Studio 804, Lawrence, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

Energy neutral portable classroom
Energy neutral portable classroom
Honolulu, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Mark Anderson - Anderson Anderson Architecture, San Francisco, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Peter Anderson - San Francisco, USA; Johnson Tang - San Francisco, USA; Brent Sumida - San Francisco, USA; Christopher Campbell - San Francisco, USA; Yevgeniy Ossipov - San Francisco, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750

Environmental center and bird-watching facility using recycled materials
Environmental center and bird-watching facility using recycled materials
Chicago, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Jeanne Gang - Studio Gang Architects, Chicago, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 0

Energy, water and waste efficient military installation
Energy, water and waste efficient military installation
Fort Leonard Wood, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Lyndsey Pruitt - US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Jennifer Ramirez; Cambrey Torres; Kelli Polzin; Kenney Simmons; Andy Temeyer; Angela Curtis; Greg Gilkison; Lindsey Matetich; Dan Brauch; Nathalie Westervelt; Tracy Dorgan; Keane Nishimoto; Eric Li; Cristin Szydlik; Keith Molina; Parker Sherard; Laura Ruf; Paul Szempruch; Martin Regner; Leslie Campbell; Matthew Valentine; Sean Beville; Sara Murphy; Ryan Murphy; Elizabeth Smith Read more »

“NEXT GENERATION” PRIZES

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

Reinforced mangrove protective infrastructure
Reinforced mangrove protective infrastructure
Miami, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
Keith Van de Riet - Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE), New York, USA Read more »

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

Temporary festival structure using recyclable building components
Temporary festival structure using recyclable building components
Providence, USA
MAIN AUTHOR
David Getty - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Matthew Jacobs - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA; Stephanie Gunawan - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA Read more »

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

Foam concrete utilization research
Foam concrete utilization research
Toronto, Canada
MAIN AUTHOR
Przemyslaw Latoszek - University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Read more »
 
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