Holcim Awards 2023

Now open for entries

Registration closes March 30 (14:00hrs UTC)

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How to Enter
  • Enter online at www.holcimawards.org
  • Entry is free.
  • Entry content includes a project summary, details on the project author/team, images, and information on the sustainability data points that are most relevant to the project.
  • Submissions must be in English.
  • No limit to the number of entries an individual/team may submit.

Holcim Awards 2023 Launch Video

The internationally renowned Holcim Awards are now open for entries. With a total prize pool of USD 1 million, the Holcim Foundation conducts the global competition to shed light and reward leading-edge thinking and real-world case studies that accelerate the global movement for sustainable construction.

  • Open for entries: February 6 - March 30, 2023 (14:00hrs UTC)
  • Jury evaluation: May/July 2023
  • Nominee verification: August/September 2023
  • Winners announced: November 18, 2023
  • The Holcim Awards competition recognizes and promotes projects that combine sustainable design and sustainable construction with architectural excellence.
  • The global competition is conducted in five geographic regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East Africa, and North America.
  • Independent expert juries will evaluate submissions and nominate the winners.
  • Entries are evaluated using the Foundation’s renewed goals for sustainable construction (Uplifting places, a Healthy planet, Viable economics, and Thriving communities).
  • USD 1 million in total prize money (USD 200,000 per region) will be shared between winners of a Holcim Awards Gold, Silver, Bronze prize, and Acknowledgement prizes in each region.
  • Winners from all regions will be invited to the prize announcement to be held at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2023.
  • Project must not have started construction before January 1, 2022.
  • Projects may be at the following stages: detailed design, completed design, under construction, and completed construction.
  • Projects must be client-supported – commissioned by a client for the purpose of real-world execution.
  • Entries must provide information on detailed sustainability data points.

Registration closes March 30 (14:00hrs UTC)

Click on the link below to enter the competition online.

Enter the Holcim Awards 2023