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Regional Holcim Awards 2020
Latin America

Regional Holcim Awards 2020 Latin America

In the Main category, the Holcim Awards recognize projects that are nearing implementation at an advanced stage of design. In the Latin America competition region, many proposals dealt with water issues, land use, and the restoration and recovery of land.

The winners of the Next Generation prize-winning projects from Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Columbia sensitively deal with fundamental aspects of sustainability.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Bogota, Colombia

Wetland Vitality in Colombia
Landscape design for environmental recovery
Main Authors
Sébastian Mejía - Connatural, Medellín, Colombia; Egdar Mazo - Connatural, Medellín, Colombia
Further Authors
Gloria Aponte - Connatural, Medellín, Colombia; Santiago Hurtado - Connatural, Medellín, Colombia; Louis Maria Van Asten - Connatural, Medellín, Colombia Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Laranjal do Jari, Brazil

Collective Harvest in Brazil
Community-engaged nut processing facility
Main Author
Gustavo Utrabo - Estúdio Gustavo Utrabo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Bogota, Colombia

Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia
Energy-efficient housing for farmers
Main Authors
Carlos Hernan Betancourt Niño - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Aldo Marcelo Hurtado Mora - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Fernando Sebastian Contreras Rodriguez - Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS, Barichara, Colombia
Further Authors
Cristian Banderas - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Paulina Jimenez - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Velentina Garcia - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Julian Londoño - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Josman Rojas Montes - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Jessica Rojas - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; -NO NAME- - Cali, Colombia; Emmanuel Viveros - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Sofia Zuluaga - Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS, Barichara, Colombia; David Zuñiga - Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos SAS, Cali, Colombia; Yeison Gamba - Estacion Espacial Arquitectos SAS, Barichara, Colombia Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Quito, Ecuador

Accommodating Above in Ecuador
Minimalist housing units for urban densification
Main Authors
Jaime Viteri Hidalgo - El Sindicato Arquitectura, Quito, Ecuador; Francisco Duque Salazar - El Sindicato Arquitectura, Quito, Ecuador; María Reinoso Guerrero - El Sindicato Arquitectura, Quito, Ecuador Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Canalejas, Mexico

Creative Space in Mexico
Arts complex for youth engagement
Main Authors
Jorge Arvizu Soto - Estudio MMX, Mexico City, Mexico; Ignacio del Río Francos - Estudio MMX, Mexico City, Mexico; Emmanuel Ramírez Ruiz - Estudio MMX, Mexico City, Mexico; Diego Ricalde Recchia - Estudio MMX, Mexico City, Mexico
Further Authors
Gonzalo Álvarez Tostado - Architect, Mexico City, Mexico; Mariana Braga Martins - Architect, Mexico City, Mexico; Laura Alonso Blasco - Architect, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Cordoba, Argentina

Housing Infill in Argentina
Regenerative and flexible urban densification
Main Authors
Agustin Berzero - Architect, Cordoba, Argentina; Valeria Jaros - Architect, Cordoba, Argentina; Emilia Darricades - Architect, Cordoba, Argentina; Maximiliano Torchio - Architect, Cordoba, Argentina; Tomás Quaglia - Architect, Cordoba, Argentina Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Mendoza, Argentina

Park Evolution in Argentina
Revitalised recreation landscape at former zoo
Main Authors
Guillermo Lesch - lesch.alfaro, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Leticia Alfaro - lesch.alfaro, Buenos Aires, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Manaus, Brazil

Buoyant Housing in Brazil
Riverside living and community complex
Main Author
Danielle Gregorio - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 20,000 | Resistencia, Argentina

Fluid Buffer in Argentina
Urban flood mitigation and recreation infrastructure
Main Authors
Gimena Ailen Ponce Abba - National University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Florencia Ruiz Cabello - National University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Rosario Ruiz Cabello - National University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 15,000 | Mexico City, Mexico

Improving Market in Mexico
Urban commercial rejuventation and capacity building
Main Author
Pablo Goldin Marcovich - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 10,000 | Bogotá, Colombia

Protective Canopy in Colombia
Landscape revitalization and botanical pavilion
Main Authors
Lina Fernanda Valencia Lozano - Santiago de Cali, Colombia; Juan Camilo Muñoz - Santiago de Cali, Colombia; Jhon Janer Salazar Ruiz - Santiago de Cali, Colombia Read more »
 
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