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1st Awards Cycle: 2005-2006

One of the two projects that won a Holcim Award Gold 2006 is a plan to improve the shanty …
One of the two projects that won a Holcim Award Gold 2006 is a plan to improve the shanty village of San Rafael-Unido in Caracas, Venezuela by Proyectos Arqui. (l-r): Isabel Cecilia Pocaterra, Victor Eduardo Gastier, Silvia Soonets & Maria Inés Pocaterra.

The first cycle of the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction came to a furious finale in the Thai capital Bangkok – with an array of leading-edge projects, many smiling winners, and 700 enthusiastic guests from over 50 countries.

Two Global Holcim Awards Gold, a Silver, and a Bronze prize were presented for construction projects in Venezuela, Germany, Italy and Canada. The four winning projects cover the entire spectrum of sustainable construction and impressively demonstrate the quality of the inaugural competition, in which originally over 3,000 projects were submitted from around the world.

Global Holcim Awards 2006
Ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand

Regional Holcim Awards 2005 Europe
Ceremony in Geneva, Switzerland

Regional Holcim Awards 2005 North America
Ceremony in Boston, USA

Regional Holcim Awards 2005 Latin America
Ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Regional Holcim Awards 2005 Africa Middle East
Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa

Regional Holcim Awards 2005 Asia Pacific
Ceremony in Beijing, China

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