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Current (6th) Awards Cycle: 2020-2021

Current (6th) Awards Cycle: 2020-2021

Next Generation prize winners announced

The 21 Next Generation prize winning projects from around the globe were communicated online region by region on the dates listed below. Watch a replay of any announcement by clicking on the links:

Europe – Monday, June 14

North America –  Tuesday, June 15

Latin America – Wednesday, June 16

Middle East Africa – Thursday, June 17

Asia Pacific – Friday, June 18

Representatives of the winning teams are invited to attend the Holcim Next Generation Awards Lab 2022 and be presented with their Next Generation prize trophies.

Global/Regional prize winners to be announced November 13, 2021

The regional Holcim Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) and Acknowledgement prize winning projects will be announced in a hybrid event on November 13, 2021, as part of the 17th international Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Italy. The Global Holcim Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze) will be announced at the same event by Hashim Sarkis, curator of the current Biennale and Head of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2021.

Representatives of the 33 Main Category winning teams (who automatically qualified to be finalists for the Global Awards) are invited to attend this event and receive the Awards and Acknowledgement prize trophies.

Adapted schedule and virtual jury meetings

The Awards juries in five regions of the world (Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East Africa, and Asia Pacific) met virtually to nominate the competition winners using the Target Issues for Sustainable Construction.

100 hours online to evaluate 2,000 entries

Winners of regional Main Category prizes (Awards Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Acknowledgements) submitted additional material to the Global Holcim Awards jury. The global finalists were requested to provide a progress update and more detailed information on the environmental impact, circular use of materials, and lifecycle analysis of their project.

Hybrid meeting to select world’s best in sustainable design

All project authors who submitted an entry in the 6th Awards competition cycle that passed the pre-assessment process and were evaluated by a jury will automatically receive a Confirmation of Participation via email after the winners of the respective category have been announced. 

Last Updated: July 08, 2021
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