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Current (6th) Awards Cycle: 2020-2021

Watch the announcement of all 33 Main Category winners of Global and regional Holcim Awards. The winners of the global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction showcase the cutting edge of approaches to sustainable design, green architecture, and materials innovation.

A21_GLOgo_Buser_Poignon_Hentschel_Sarkis_c…Global Holcim Awards

The Global Holcim Awards winning projects are located in Colombia, Morocco, Switzerland, and Vietnam. In addition, four non-monetary Commendations went to Australia, Cabo Verde, Jordan, and the Philippines.

The Global Holcim Awards and all Holcim Awards Main category prizes were presented at a handover ceremony at the International Architecture Biennale in Venice, Italy.


A21_EURgo_Hebel_Honegger_Muller_Buser_Hent…Holcim Awards Europe

Main category winners from Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland combine technical and political aspects to make a sustainable whole - and focus on materiality and building aspects.

Next Generation category winners from Belgium, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom each highlight a different aspect of sustainable construction.


A21_NAMgo_Ascher_Copiec_Davis_064.jpgHolcim Awards North America

The four Main category winners from the USA and one from Canada address socially disadvantaged ethnic groups.

The Next Generation category winners, three from the USA and one project from Canada, all address fundamental issues and challenges.

North America


A21_LATgo_Gugger_SantiagoHurtado_Mejia_Mas…Holcim Awards Latin America

Main category winners from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico dealt with water issues, land use, and the restoration and recovery of land.

Next Generation category winners from Argentina, Brazil, Columbia and Mexico sensitively deal with fundamental aspects of sustainability.

Latin America


A21_MEAgo_Smith_Safi_Mansour_Batayneh_138.jpgHolcim Awards Middle East Africa

Main category winners from Cabo Verde, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Uganda, and Yemen had a local cultural basis and dealt with empowerment.

Next Generation category winners from Iraq, Jordan, Sierra Leone, and Uganda share an intrinsic optimism about the future.

Middle East Africa


A21_APAgo_Anderson_Garcez_Pranlas-_Ravalet…Holcim Awards Asia Pacific

Main category winners from Australia, Cambodia, China, the Philippines, and Vietnam dealt with combining technical and political aspects into a sustainable whole.

Next Generation category winners from India, Indonesia and Thailand all share a strong focus on social sustainability.

Asia Pacific

Last Updated: April 14, 2022
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