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Regional Holcim Awards 2020
Europe

Regional Holcim Awards 2020 Europe

Virtual Awards jury meeting for Europe including (from top left): Sergei Tchoban, Benno Hossbach, Alexandre Theriot, Hélène Lombois-Burger, Jeannette Kuo, Marilyne Andersen, Dirk Hebel, Luisa Pastore, Kristiaan Borret, Nuno Costa, and Eva Pfannes.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Conveyor belt from the park area to the sundeck.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermally activated park area in front of Java.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
View of the apartment.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Java between the elevated highway and railway lines.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Construction drawing.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Heating and cooling supply area of south Zurich.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Ground floor plan.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Floor plans 3-8.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Longitudinal section.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Elevation and cross section.
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Yufei He, architect and scientific assistant, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
The Indus tiles, tessellated together containing the microalgae-containing biomaterial.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
A render of the Indus wall installed in the courtyard of a textile dying industry in Jaipur, India.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Local artisan fabricating the tiles.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Close-up of the tiles with the microalgae-containing biomaterial.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Installation at the London Design Festival 2019.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Close-up of the London Design Festival exhibition, 2019.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Water inlets present at the top of the wall.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Image of the wall, London Design Festival, 2019.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Indus creating awareness about water pollution.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Team conducting site visits to small-scale bangle makers in Kolkata, India.
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Shneel Malik, architect & biodesign researcher, Bio-Integrated Design Lab, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, United Kingdom.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
An architecture firm shows how high-quality buildings can be constructed primarily using salvaged materials.
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Winner presentation to Extending the Cycle - Upgrade using circular material flows, Winterthur, Switzerland (l-r): Jeannette Kuo, Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Europe 2020; Clemens Wögerbauer, Commercial Director of Holcim Switzerland; Eric Honegger, Barbara Buser, Benjamin Poignon, Pascal Hentschel, Kerstin Müller, baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland; and Hashim Sarkis, Head of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2021
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Celebrating the announcement of the competition's top prize to Extending the Cycle in Switzerland (l-r): Jeannette Kuo, Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Europe 2020, Clemens Wögerbauer, Commercial Director of Holcim Switzerland, Eric Honegger, Barbara Buser, Benjamin Poignon, Pascal Hentschel, Kerstin Müller, baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland; and Hashim Sarkis, Head of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2021.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Reused building components and their impact in CO2/kg.
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Winner presentation to Extending the Cycle - Upgrade using circular material flows, Winterthur, Switzerland (l-r): Maria Atkinson, Chairperson of the Holcim Foundation (at podium); Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany; Eric Honegger, Kerstin Müller, Barbara Buser, and Pascal Hentschel, baubüro in situ; Jeannette Kuo, Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Europe 2020; and Benjamin Poignon, baubüro in situ.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Concept drawing of K 118.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Deconstruction industrial windows.
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Barbara Buser (left), baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland receives the Global Holcim Awards Gold trophy as a member of the winning team for Extending the Cycle in Switzerland from Hashim Sarkis, Head of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2021
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Barbara Buser (right), baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland receives the Holcim Awards Gold for Europe from Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Deconstruction corrugated aluminium sheets.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Deconstruction steel structure.
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Barbara Buser (center), baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland is congratulated by Clemens Wögerbauer, Commercial Director of Holcim Switzerland for winning the Global Holcim Awards Gold as team member Benjamin Poignon looks on.
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Global Holcim Awards Gold and Holcim Awards Gold Europe
Barbara Buser, baubüro in situ, Basel and Zurich, Switzerland shares insights into her approach to sustainability as a member of the Global Holcim Awards Gold winning team for Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Prototype facade, 1:1 scale.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Balcony concept.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Interior design concept.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
The solutions to reduce construction waste are specific to the country’s construction industry. Once people decide to take action, the solutions depend on the economical set up of the country and the local availability of materials, labor force, production lines, etc.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Structural concept.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Exterior access balcony with granite slabs. The slabs used to be facade cladding. In order to fulfill the necessary slip resistance required for a floor, the slabs were turned upside down.
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Floor plans.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Floor plans + Interior view of shared facilities.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Site analysis + Proposal of transformation.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Proposal of transformation + Front Facade View.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Actual condition.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Inhabitable walls + Renovated apartment views.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Community participation.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Ecological considerations.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Typological diversity.
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Annik Keoseyan, architect and urban designer, Mexico City, Mexico.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
The Wall II: light structure.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Initial premise of the project. Can we use energy without transforming it?
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Since transportation and electricity production industries are responsible for the 57% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Architecture needs to move towards a construction solution which is not debtor of them.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Introduction.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
The initial conditions.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Project strategy and chapters.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Dune: Analysis of energy flows and creation of the dune.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Wall I: structural order.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
The Wall III: heavy structure.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
The park.
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Javier Estebala Alández, architect, Madrid, Spain.
Circular economy.
Recycling park.
Working units.
Going beyond ultra-technology or full recycling approaches.
Shifting landscape.
Shifting landscape.
Geogrid and I-Point network.
I-Points: Iconic features.
Working units.
Circular economy.
Project team (l-r): Ghazal Banan, Jean Rémi Dostes, Jérome Balas, Chamss Oulkadi, Daniel Garcia and Khalid Ait El Madani.
Aerial view. The collection of wood volumes staggers up to the hotel high-rise.
Towering Virtuoso in Sweden
Towering Virtuoso in Sweden
The timber structure in the building comes from sustainable forests, located within a 130km radius from the building site.
Main entrance and façade towards main square. The podium features timber facades, generous glazing, and a multitude of entrances to vitalize the public space. Above, the 20-storey hotel in Cross Laminated Timber is protected by a transparent glass veil. The building aims to be carbon neutral over its lifespan by storing more carbon in the timber structure than emitted during construction, local production of solar energy, high efficiency envelopes and through synergies.
Sara Culture Centre as seen from the future train station. The site topography allows for the creation of a second ground level. The theatre stages are all located on this level for flexibility of operation and to support collaboration. Public foyers are visible from the street and rehearsal spaces have access to daylight. Décor workshops (far left) also open onto the streets to allow passers-by to see the work behind the scenes.
The grand auditorium has 1200 seats. Acoustic panels are made from solid wood.
Main entrance - a new living room for Skellefteå. A democratic seating area overviewing all programs.
Public spaces programmed to attract those who would not traditionally go to a culture center.
View of public theatre foyer from construction site, dec 2019.
View of public theatre foyer from construction site, dec 2019.
View of stabilizing elevator shaft from construction site, dec 2019.
Exterior and interior view of hotel room module nr1, in factory in 2019.
Lead architects Oskar Norelius (right) and Robert Schmitz (left), White Arkitekter.
View of public roof terrace.
Site plan.
Exterior view.
View towards train station.
Exterior view.
View towards Mariahilferstrasse.
Interior view.
Floorplan retail.
Section.
Data Propelled in Germany
Data Propelled in Germany
In addition to balancing productivity and cost, we focus on employee work conditions.
Embodied And Operational Energy: Materials and systems that reduce energy and carbon.
Flexible Timber Factory: This flexible timber factory is being used as a lighthouse project by Airbus for its future manufacturing facilities. It is designed for the production needs of today, and it is also deliberately designed to grow and adapt over time as airplanes, manufacturing, and work methods become more sustainable. Airbus aims to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2050, and this building will be a testbed for that.
Context And Impact: The building addresses the nearby residential community.
Data-Driven Design: sustainability goals integrated with social, economic, and operational goals.
Generative Sustainability: Exploring wide space of possible designs to maximize goals and fit program.
Daylight & Natural Ventilation: Fine-tuning windows and skylights to promote comfort and save.
Sustainability Trade-Offs: Project stakeholders finding best balance between cost and sustainability.
Prioritizing Employee Work Conditions: In addition to optimizing for sustainability features, we prioritized people and inclusion. We identified, measured, and promoted factors for a good workplace for both blue-collar and white-collar employees.
New Industrial Aesthetic: A factory with qualities of a cultural building.
Transferable Low-Carbon Materials: We brought Carbon Cure to a concrete plant in Europe for first time.
View of the existing and proposed building, from the crossroads between the two villages.
Holcim Awards Silver Europe
Holcim Awards Silver Europe
Winner presentation to Restoring Common Ground - Participatory design process for social cohesion, Prijedor, Bosnia & Herzegovina (l-r): Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany; Vernes Causevic, Project V Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Kemal Pervanic, Most Mira, Kevljani, Bosnia & Herzegovina; and Jeannette Kuo, Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Europe 2020, Founding Partner of Karamuk Kuo Architects, Switzerland
Holcim Awards Silver Europe
Holcim Awards Silver Europe
Winner presentation to Restoring Common Ground - Participatory design process for social cohesion, Prijedor, Bosnia & Herzegovina (l-r): Vernes Causevic, Project V Architecture, London, United Kingdom; and Kemal Pervanic, Most Mira, Kevljani, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
View of the north elevation of the rammed earth Most Mira Peace Centre from the road, looking towards the courtyard and entrance.
View of the entrance hall, walking into the reception space with framed view of the landscape behind.
Diagram of the architectural process, and photographs of workshops and consultations.
Proposed axonometric, showing construction concept of the construction site as a live performance.
Proposed ground floor plan and proposed first floor plan.
Proposed elevations, visualization from playing field and visualization of Interior of main hall.
Section B and typical facade details.
Photos of materials sampling workshop and on-site rammed earth residency with Lehm Ton Erde.
Photos of prototypes built from rammed earth, to test details at 1:1 scale, to remain on the site.
The inner courtyard is the main space of the project. As a semiprivate space, it is shared between all the users of the peripheral spaces. Visible from the public space, it can host a big range of activities, from the private one to some small local festivals.
Housing for elderly people. Using the casing of an old barn, the apartments are open to a patio. The ground floor is a shared dining room, open to the courtyard, making possible some discussion between the resident and some temporary occupant of the common spaces.
An organization centered around the inner courtyard.
An emblematic central building.
Transparency from shared spaces to the courtyard.
A transformation in a town center.
Ground floor plan.
First floor plan.
Section AA.
Section BB.
Florent Revel - Picture from Jeronimo Bailat.
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