Tatiana Bilbao, Craig Dykers, Lesley Lokko, Manit Rastogi, and Belinda Tato to chair the Holcim Awards 2023 juries
Independent expert juries will select the winners of the most significant competition for sustainable design across five geographic regions.
Last updated: February 06, 2023 Zurich, Switzerland
Registration closes March 30 (14:00hrs UTC)
Click on the link below to enter the competition online.Enter the Holcim Awards 2023
- Global competition now open for entries, closing March 30, 2023
- USD 1 million in total prize money (USD 200,000 per region) will be shared between winners of a Holcim Awards Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Acknowledgement prize in each region.
- The entry process requests qualitative and quantitative information to illustrate how the project meets the Foundation’s goals for sustainable construction (Uplifting Places, Healthy Planet, Viable Economics, and Thriving Communities.)
World’s most significant competition for sustainable design
The Holcim Foundation is calling on architects, urban planners, and engineers to submit sustainable design and construction projects that lead the way in transforming the building sector. Submissions must be client-supported and have reached the detailed design phase.
The Holcim Awards 2023, the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design, offers total prize money of USD 1 million across five regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East Africa, and North America. USD 200,000 per region will be shared between winners of a Holcim Awards Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Acknowledgement prizes in every region.
“The Holcim Awards competition for Sustainable Construction is a global platform that provides an opportunity for architects, engineers and urban planners to share how they are putting their innovative ideas into practice," said Laura Viscovich, Executive Director of the Holcim Foundation.
We are looking forward to receiving submissions from around the world, and to seeing how these projects will contribute to a more sustainable built environment. Laura Viscovich Executive Director of the Holcim Foundation
Independent expert juries will evaluate entries using the Holcim Foundation’s goals for sustainable construction that serve as a framework to drive system change: uplifting places, a healthy planet, viable economics, and thriving communities.
The juries will be chaired by Tatiana Bilbao, Founder, Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO (for region Latin America), Craig Dykers, Founding Partner, Snøhetta (North America), Lesley Lokko, Founder, African Futures Institute (Middle East Africa), Manit Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis (Asia Pacific), and Belinda Tato, Founding member, Ecosistema Urbano (Europe).
Tatiana Bilbao, Founder, Tatiana Bilbao ESTUDIO
Chair of jury for region Latin America
Craig Dykers, Founding Partner, Snøhetta
Chair of jury for region North America
Lesley Lokko, Founder, African Futures Institute
Chair of jury for region Middle East Africa
Holcim Awards 2023 - Jury for Asia Pacific
Manit Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis
Belinda Tato, Founding member, Ecosistema Urbano
Chair of jury for region Europe
“We are thrilled to announce the exceptional lineup of renowned professionals to chair the Holcim Awards regional juries. This year's jury panels bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion to the table, making it an incredible opportunity for us to recognize and celebrate innovative and sustainable construction projects. I have no doubt that the outcome will be a true reflection of the tremendous efforts and commitment of the future-makers in the building sector who are shaping a better world.” Laura Viscovich, Holcim Foundation Executive Director, said.
Submitting entries in the competition is free using a web-based form to provide information in English on the project design team, project summary, project sustainability profile including data points, as well as project images. The competition is open for entries until March 30, 2023 at 14:00 hrs UTC.
Winners will be announced at a handover ceremony held on November 18, 2023 at the 18th International Venice Biennale of Architecture: The Laboratory of the Future.
The Holcim Awards has recognized over 250 prize winners from 30,000 entries in 130 countries, with six international competition cycles spanning two decades.
Registration closes March 30 (14:00hrs UTC)Enter the Holcim Awards 2023
About the Holcim Foundation
The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the global movement for sustainable design and construction.
Its mission is to support the architecture, design, engineering, and urban planning innovators who want to change how the world builds. It does this through activities that enable the transfer of ideas and best practices across regions and generations. These include the Holcim Awards, the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design, awarded bi-annually, and an international program of conferences designed to spark, interrogate, and promote leading-edge thinking for sustainable construction.
The Holcim Foundation is sponsored by Holcim – A global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less.
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