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The project focuses on the optimization of natural ventilation and lighting, supported by refined control systems, to achieve optimal energy efficiency. The active façade offers low maintenance and a long life span. Photo: Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones.
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5968 x 3300 px
Initiated by a public-private partnership, Ágora Bogotá aims to contribute to the economic, political and cultural development of the community. Image: Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto.
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800 x 533 px
Temperature and CO2 sensors in the meeting rooms activate the motorized gills, which regulate air inlet and reveal the ventilation strategy. Photo: Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones.
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5958 x 3300 px
Pursuing “free cooling”, a breathing glass façade captures fresh air, treats it acoustically, and by natural draft, circulates it through the building. Image: Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto.
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1500 x 842 px
In order to liberate public space in the dense surroundings, the complex is stacked vertically in five levels of exhibition halls, meeting rooms, lobbies, terraces, a large ballroom and service areas. Photo: Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones.
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1500 x 1125 px
The building features high levels of flexibility without compromising its architectural quality that is illuminated and ventilated naturally through an actively responding and acoustically sealed enclosure. Photo: Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones.
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800 x 533 px
The project focuses on the optimization of natural ventilation and lighting, supported by refined control systems, to achieve optimal energy efficiency. Photo: Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones.
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1257 x 839 px
Winner of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prize for his library in Malawi, architect Steven Holl (left) accepts the prize certificate from Marilyne Andersen, member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation and Professor of Sustainable Construction Technologies at EPFL.
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3000 x 1999 px
Next Generation 3rd prize winners Ángela Ferrero, María Augustina Nieto, María Belén Pizarro, Seizen Uehara, and Lucía Uribe Echevarria present their Service Point Towers, with which they plan to offer services mainly for underprivileged residents of Latin American cities.
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Juan Cruz Serafini (far right) presents the Next Generation 1st prize project: a large-scale plan to harness tidal energy on the coast of Punta Loyola, Argentina.
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3000 x 2000 px
The reception included an exhibition of posters that presented the LafargeHolcim Awards winning submissions from students at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
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3000 x 2000 px
Breakfast preceded the presentations and allowed the informal exchange of ideas on sustainability in design and the Next Generation winners from the LafargeHolcim Awards competition.
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The reception included an exhibition of posters that presented the LafargeHolcim Awards winning submissions from students at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
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3000 x 2000 px
Breakfast preceded the presentations and allowed the informal exchange of ideas on sustainability in design and the Next Generation winners from the LafargeHolcim Awards competition.
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3000 x 2000 px
Juan Cruz Serafini (standing, right) presents the Next Generation 1st prize project: a large-scale plan to harness tidal energy on the coast of Punta Loyola, Argentina.
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1440 x 1080 px
After the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover ceremony for North America in Chicago, celebrations for the Gold winners continued at a dinner for the Board of Directors of It Starts at Home (IS@H) including (l-r): Latosha Melvin Bright (Board Lead, Fiscal Sponsorship), Will Bright (Board Treasurer), Rico Razo (Office of the Mayor of Detroit, Campaign Manager), Constance Bodurow (Board Lead, Design), Darrel West (Board President), and David Cross (Board Secretary).
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1900 x 1266 px
Mario Camargo (left) receives the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition on behalf of the team of colectivo720 in Calí, Colombia from Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America. The recognition was awarded for a winning project from a previous competition cycle, one which has been built and has stood the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building.
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1900 x 1492 px
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Minimal-impact research institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Marcelo Morettin and Vinicius Andrade, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil.
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Presentation to the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold (l-r): Angelo Bucci, Co-founder & Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury; prize winners Manuel Perló Cohen and Loreta Castro Reguera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City for Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico; Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation.
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1900 x 1267 px
Angelo Bucci: Co-founder and Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America 2017 introduces the “target issues” for sustainable construction and the adjudication process.
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1900 x 1267 px
Stefano Romagnoli - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina, Next Generation 1st prize winner for Tidal energy landscape, Punta Loyola, Argentina at the media briefing.
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1900 x 1267 px
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2017 (l-r): Loreta Castro Reguera and Manuel Perló Cohen, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City for Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico.
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1786 x 1191 px
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces, Cartagena, Colombia (l-r): Ronald David Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo; Debora Mesa Molina, MIT PopLab; Justin Heejoon Lim, Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Adèle Naudé Santos, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, MIT and Giovanni Bernardino Bellotti, MIT congratulated by Jaime Hill, CEO LafargeHolcim in Colombia.
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1900 x 1267 px
Entertaining guests at the event: Niños de La Carpio – SIFAIS, San José, Costa Rica.
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1900 x 1266 px
Vanessa Gomes da Silva, Associate Professor of Architecture & Urbanism, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
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1900 x 1267 px
Farewell dinner concluding the LafargeHolcim Awards event for Latin America hosted in Costa Rica.
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1312 x 875 px
Presentation of the Next Generation prizes for projects in Argentina (l-r): Carlos Espina, CEO LafargeHolcim in Argentina congratulates winners of the Next Generation 1st prize Juan Cruz Serafini, Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Stefano Romagnoli, together with Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba who received the prize on behalf of the winning team of the 3rd prize.
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4032 x 3024 px
Coffee production has played a key role in Costa Rica’s history and continues to be important to the country’s economy. Guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony visited Café Britt for an introduction to the coffee industry and production in Costa Rica.
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Presentation to winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for their Sanitation system in informal communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Sergio Mauricio, Commercial Director, LafargeHolcim Brazil; Eva Pfannes y Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands; and Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee, LafargeHolcim.
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1900 x 1267 px
Welcoming prize-winners and guests: Veronica Zigante, Head of LafargeHolcim in Costa Rica, as host Country for the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for Latin America in 2017.
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1900 x 1267 px
Entertaining guests at the event: Niños de La Carpio – SIFAIS, San José, Costa Rica.
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1900 x 1266 px
Presentation of the Next Generation 2nd prize for Public baths and sewage treatment plant in Cerro de Pasco, Peru (l-r): winner Boris Lefevre, Marseille, France congratulated by Carmen Zeindler, LafargeHolcim Foundation, Switzerland.
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3265 x 2177 px
Winner of the Next Generation 4th prize 2017 for Multipurpose telecommunication towers, Medellín, Colombia (l-r): Alejandro Vargas Marulanda, Iojann Restrepo García and Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño all from Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Colombia congratulated by Jaime Hill, CEO LafargeHolcim in Colombia.
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1900 x 1362 px
Winner of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold (l-r): Loreta Castro Reguera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City congratulated by Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation and Angelo Bucci, Co-founder & Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury.
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Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Minimal-impact research institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Vinicius Andrade (l) Marcelo Morettin (r) of Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil congratulated by Enrico Zito (center), CEO LafargeHolcim in Brazil.
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1900 x 1267 px
Erick Calderón Acuña of Tándem Arquitectura, Costa Rica discussing his LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement winning project, City building strategy for Curridabat, Costa Rica.
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Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces, Cartagena, Colombia (l-r): Justin Heejoon Lim, Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Debora Mesa Molina, MIT PopLab; Manjarres Silva, Ronald David Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo; Adèle Naudé Santos, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, MIT; and Giovanni Bernardino Bellotti, MIT.
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1900 x 1266 px
Celebrating the success of teams from Argentina in the Next Generation category (l-r): Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba with Tomás Pont Apóstolo (1st), Javier Giorgis (event guest), Juan Cruz Serafini (1st) and Stefano Romagnoli (1st) all from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.
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1900 x 1266 px
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for their Sanitation system in informal communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Eva Pfannes y Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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1900 x 1266 px
Winner of the Next Generation 2nd prize for Public baths and sewage treatment plant, Cerro de Pasco, Peru - Boris Lefevre of Marseille, France.
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1900 x 1267 px
Reception cocktails following the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover ceremony.
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1378 x 919 px
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgment 2017 for Relocatable modular surgical hospital, Masaya, Nicaragua (l-r): Javier Alonso, Javier Alonso arquitectos, Cádiz, Spain and Paula Montoya, any scale architecture, Madrid, Spain congratulated by Henry Rathgeb, CEO LafargeHolcim in Nicaragua.
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1900 x 1266 px
Pietro Stagno, Founding Member, Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical, Costa Rica and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
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1900 x 1267 px
Celebrating their LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 win (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
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4945 x 3297 px
Winners of an Acknowledgement prize for their Modular edible insect farm, New York City (l-r): Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ; prize winners Mitchell Joachim and Vivian Kuan of Terreform ONE; and Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim.
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This year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme “Make New History.”
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Presentation to the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver winners (l-r): Member of all five regional Awards juries, Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich); Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico; Oliver Lang, Cynthia Wilson and James Ko winners of the Silver Award for a modular midrise housing project in Vancouver; René Thibault, CEO LafargeHolcim Western Canada.
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Presentation to the winning teams of the four Acknowledgement prizes (l-r): Vivian Kuan and Mitchell Joachim of Terreform ONE; Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim; Anyeley Hallova, project^ and Thomas F. Robinson, LEVER Architecture;Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates; John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US; Stephen Luoni, University of Arkansas; Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ; and Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas.
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6016 x 4016 px
Guests enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and viewed architectural gems among the city’s renowned landmarks.
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Presentation of the Next Generation 3rd prize (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & Member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation with member of the Awards jury Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich congratulate winner Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, New York, USA.
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