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Regional Holcim Awards 2020
North America

Regional Holcim Awards 2020 North America

In the North America competition region, many proposals dealt with socially disadvantaged ethnic groups. The regional jury, chaired by Reed Kroloff (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA), selected four projects in the USA and one project in Canada as the winners of the Main category.

The Next Generation category winners, three from the USA and one project from Canada, all address fundamental issues and challenges.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Chicago, IL, USA

House as Garden in Illinois
Self-sustaining collaborative neighborhood
Main Author
Michael Sorkin - Michael Sorkin Studio, New York City, USA Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Yellowknife, Canada

Indigenous Wellness in Canada
Community engaged healthcare and cultural center
Main Authors
Lola Sheppard - Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada; Mason White - Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada; Nicole Redvers - Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, Yellowknife, Canada; Wilbert Cook - Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, Yellowknife, Canada
Further Authors
Kearon Roy Taylor - Lateral Office, Toronto, Canada; Be’sha Blondin - Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, Yellowknife, Canada; Francois Paulette - Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation, Yellowknife, Canada Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Boston, MA, USA

Emerald Gateway in Massachusetts
Symbiotic urban green infrastructure belt
Main Authors
Marie Law Adams - Landing Studio, Boston, USA; Dan Adams - Landing Studio, Boston, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Detroit, MI, USA

(Re)constructed Block in Michigan
Urban renewal using salvaged materials
Main Authors
Diane Van Buren - Zachary and Associates; Armita Chitsaz - Architect, Tehran, Iran; Roozbeh Kholdani - Architect, Tehran, Iran
Further Authors
Chris Rutherford - Architectural Salvage Warehouse Detroit, Detroit, USA; Ronald Norwood - Humanity in Action, Detroit, USA; Jordan Yagiela - Humanity in Action, Detroit, USA; Jianhang Xiao - Humanity in Action, Detroit, USA; Alen Amini - Humanity in Action, Detroit, USA; Athina Ntavasili - Humanity in Action, Kos, Greece Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Tucson, AZ, USA

Hydroculus Cooling from Arizona
Evaporative and radiant thermal comfort
Main Authors
Dorit Aviv - University of Pennsylvania & ∂ƒ(x), Philadelphia, USA; Forrest Meggers - Princeton University & ∂ƒ(x), Princeton, USA; Aletheia Ida - University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Further Authors
Zherui Wang - Princeton University, Princeton, USA; Sean Rucewicz - Princeton University, Princeton, USA; Eric Teitelbaum - Princeton University, Princeton, USA; Maryam Moradnejad - University of Arizona, Tucson, USA; Jiewei Li - University of Pennsylvania, School of Design (PennDesign), Philadelphia, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Cambridge, MA, USA

Unmaking Architecture from New York
Demolition and re-use materials management tool
Main Author
Daniel Marshall - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Architecture, Cambridge, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 20,000 | Waterloo, Canada

Off the Wall from Canada
Building components from food production byproducts
Main Authors
Noor Shaikh - University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada; Daniel Gonzalez - University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 15,000 | Tampa Bay, FL, USA

Performative Landscapes in Florida
Contextual reconversion at industrial site
Main Author
Samuel Clovis - Princeton University, School of Architecture, Princeton, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 10,000 | New Haven, CT, USA

Pure Inhale from Connecticut
Plant-based design module research
Main Author
Phoebe Mankiewicz - Yale University, School of Architecture, New Haven, USA Read more »
 
Awards Details
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Holcim Awards prize winners – North America
Holcim Awards prize winners – North America

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Next Generation prize winner announcement – North America
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The winning projects all address fundamental issues and challenges.

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