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Regional Holcim Awards 2020
Europe

Regional Holcim Awards 2020 Europe

In the Europe competition region, many proposals dealt with combining technical and political aspects into a sustainable whole. The focus of the projects submitted was chiefly on materiality and building aspects. The regional jury, chaired by Jeannette Kuo (Switzerland), selected projects in Switzerland, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sweden, Germany, Austria, and France as the Holcim Awards main category winners.

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

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Winterthur, Switzerland

Extending the Cycle in Switzerland
Upgrade using circular material flows
Main Authors
Kerstin Müller - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland; Benjamin Poignon - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland; Pascal Hentschel - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland; Barbara Buser - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland; Marc Angst - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland; Michèle Brand - baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland
Further Authors
Katrin Pfäffli - preisig:pfäffli, Zurich, Switzerland; Fachstelle Nachhaltiges Bauen - Amt für Hochbauten Stadt Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Restoring Common Ground in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Participatory design process for social cohesion
Main Authors
Vernes Causevic - Project V Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Kemal Pervanic - Most Mira, Kevljani, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Further Author
Martin Rauch - Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst, Schlins, Austria Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Skellefteå, Sweden

Towering Virtuoso in Sweden
Carbon neutral cultural centre precinct
Main Authors
Oskar Norelius - White Arkitekter, Stockholm, Sweden; Robert Schmitz - White Arkitekter, Stockholm, Sweden
Further Authors
Florian Kosche - DIFK, Oslo, Norway; Greger Lindgren - TK Botnia, Trondheim, Norway; Christoffer Haag - Incoord, Stockholm, Sweden Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Hamburg, Germany

Data Propelled in Germany
Design process optimizing sustainability factors
Main Author
David Benjamin - The Living, New York, USA
Further Authors
Damon Lau - The Living, New York, USA; John Locke - The Living, New York, USA; Jim Stoddart - The Living, New York, USA; Lorenzo Villaggi - The Living, New York, USA; Ray Wang - The Living, New York, USA; Lindsey Wikstrom - The Living, New York, USA; Bastian Schaefer - Airbus, Hamburg, Germany Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Vienna, Austria

Integrated Big Box in Austria
Adapted megastore for the inner city
Main Authors
Carmen Hottinger - querkraft architekten, Vienna, Austria; Jakob Dunkl - querkraft architekten, Vienna, Austria
Further Authors
Bernhard Scharf - Green4cities, Vienna, Austria; Joachim Kräftner - Kräftner Landschaftsarchitektur, Vienna, Austria; Florian Kraus - Greenpass, Vienna, Austria Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Bordeaux, France

Resource Circulation in France
Urban infrastructure integrated in natural landscape
Main Authors
Chamss Oulkadi - BOM architecture, Paris, France; Khalid Ait El Madani - BOM architecture, Paris, France; Ghazal Banan - BOM architecture, Paris, France; Jean Rémi Dostes - HAME, Paris, France; Paul Jaquet - HAME, Paris, France; Nicolas Beyret - HAME, Paris, France; Daniel Garcia - FUSO, Paris, France; Jérome Balas - FUSO, Paris, France
Further Authors
Carine Dunogier - Ingerop, Bordeaux, France; Lina Singer - LS Landscape, Bordeaux, France; Olivier Papin - Ecic, Bordeaux, France Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Siewiller, France

Rural Catalyst in France
Farmhouse conversion and aged care facility
Main Author
Florent Revel - N01 architecture, Strasbourg, France
Further Author
Simon Oudiette - Horoma, Strasbourg, France Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | Cadiz, Spain

Accumulating Shelter in Spain
Dune reconstructive bayside infrastructure
Main Author
Javier Estebala Alández - Madrid, Spain Read more »

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | London, United Kingdom

Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom
Bioremediation tiles for water purification
Main Author
Shneel Malik - University College London, The Bartlett School of Planning, London, United Kingdom Read more »

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | Zurich, Switzerland

Thermal Processor in Switzerland
Waste energy recovery for residential use
Main Author
Yufei He - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Department of Architecture (D-ARCH), Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | Brussels, Belgium

Transforming Collectivity in Belgium
Community housing for socially empowered living
Main Author
Annik Keoseyan - Mexico City, Mexico Read more »
 
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