Live Webinar - Mar 5
Holcim Awards prize winners from China and Mongolia on heritage and tradition in sustainable designMore info & register
Holcim Awards Webinars
A 10-part series by Holcim Awards 2023 winners on the challenges and solutions of their design approachesMore about the series
Introducing the Shingle Façade
Research in Practice Grant recipient proposes a new approach for recycled architectural glassRead update
Holcim Awards 2023
The world’s most significant competition for sustainable design - showcasing projects that contribute to the transformation of the building sector.
On a mission to accelerate the global movement for sustainable construction
Founded in 2003, the Holcim Foundation was one of the first organizations to define and promote the key principles of sustainability for the built environment. Today, we are more committed than ever to ensuring that leading-edge thinking and best practice solutions are placed in the hands of everyone.
About the Holcim Foundation
Watch a 2-minute video about the Holcim Foundation - a non-profit organization, dedicated to accelerating the global movement for sustainable architecture, design and construction.
How we support systems change
The Holcim Foundation aims to identify, discuss, and democratize the latest leading-edge thinking and best practice in sustainable construction from around the globe. We focus on three main objectives as an organization to achieve this mission:
We spark, interrogate and promote the most important ideas for sustainable construction
We support a global and intergenerational community of architecture, design and construction changemakers
We conduct international Awards competitions to build a pipeline of innovative construction approaches
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Open Call for Construction Workshop Participants
Join our Next Generation Ambassadors for an 8-day heritage architecture reconstruction workshop in Indonesia
Integrated Multisystem Approach: A Key to Sustainable Building Design
First Holcim Awards Webinar to feature winners from Canada and Spain
Co-design and Collaboration in Tanzania
Workshop builds understanding of stakeholder needs and student skills in sustainable design