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May 20, 2015 | Community Voting Competition | Zurich, Switzerland

Holcim Awards – Your Choice
Holcim Awards – Your Choice

The 4th International Holcim Awards – Your Choice voting competition ran from March 16 until May 19, 2015 to find the favorite “Next Generation” sustainable construction projects and received more than 120,000 votes.

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May 01, 2015 | Project update | Tatiba Baraibura, Jharkhand, India

Foundations completed as construction continues
Foundations completed as construction continues

The foundations have now been completed on the community medical center and school in Tatiba Baraibura, Jharkhand, India that combines local materials, traditional craftsmanship and modern technology. The Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winning project for region Asia Pacific in 2014 is being hand-built by a group of local volunteers (trainees) and stakeholders, together with a team of professionals from architecture, mining and management.

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“Dryline” protection and additional public amenities – Global Holcim Awards 2015 jury
“Dryline” protection and additional public amenities – Global Holcim Awards 2015 jury

Jury members, Mohsen Mostafavi (head of jury) and Meisa Batayneh Maani discuss elements of the large-scale flood protection system which addresses the vulnerability of New York City to coastal flooding. “The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure” by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) won the Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2015.

"Innovación valiosa que se suma a lo que se ha logrado previamente" - Alejandro Aravena
"Innovación valiosa que se suma a lo que se ha logrado previamente" - Alejandro Aravena

Alejandro Aravena, jurado global de los Holcim Awards considera que el proyecto "Unidades de Vida Articulada: Parque público en reservas de agua" en Colombia, se destaca por ir más allá de la reutilización de enfoques exitosos de la arquitectura y el diseño urbano. Al abordar nuevos campos y nuevas áreas de especialización, el proyecto del Colectivo 720 y EPM enfatiza en el valor del agua y el espacio público como forma de seguir innovando y construyendo más allá de lo logrado en sostenibilidad.

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Auditorium and light hall: Visual comfort conditions were designed using natural light and the …
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2015 – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia

Auditorium and light hall: Visual comfort conditions were designed using natural light and the efficient use of energy.