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December 11, 2014 | Publication Announcements | Zurich, Switzerland

Appraising and celebrating top sustainable construction projects
Appraising and celebrating top sustainable construction projects

Two publications are dedicated to shining a light on the outcome of the regional Holcim Awards 2014; each from a very different perspective: While a special issue published by renown architecture magazine ‘A’A’ L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui appraises a selection of  Holcim Awards prize-winning projects according to  the editor’s choice, the 17th issue of the Holcim Foundation’s magazine “Foundations” captures the festive mood at the five ceremonies which celebrated 62 awarded projects and their authors.

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December 03, 2014 | 4th Holcim Awards Competition | Zurich, Switzerland

From 6,000 entries to 3 winners: Global Holcim Awards 2015
From 6,000 entries to 3 winners: Global Holcim Awards 2015

15 projects out of more than 6,000 submissions in the 4th International Holcim Awards competition were acknowledged with Gold, Silver, or Bronze Awards in each of the five regions of the world. They are automatically qualified for the elite phase of the competition: the Global Holcim Awards 2015. The jury composed of renowned specialists from around the world will be headed by Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (USA).

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'A'A' Selected Projects Morceaux Choisis HolcimAwards 2014
'A'A' Selected Projects Morceaux Choisis HolcimAwards 2014

Antoine Vernholes and Edwin Heathcote comment on their analysis of the Holcim Awards 2014 prize winning entries: “I was glad to see that architects and landscape designers look beyond the design and straight into society and the economics of the way the world works,” Heathcote explains. A special issue of leading contemporary architecture magazine ‘A’A’ L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui features Selected Projects from the winners of the 4th International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions. 

Holcim Awards Success Stories
Holcim Awards Success Stories

In three Holcim Awards competition cycles, there have been more than 150 prize winners representing diverse and inspiring sustainable construction projects from around the globe. Most of the projects were still in planning at the time they received their prizes – but many of these ground-breaking ideas have now become reality.

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Edwin Heathcote is architecture and design critic of Financial Times, and is the author of books …

Edwin Heathcote is architecture and design critic of Financial Times, and is the author of books on architecture and design.