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Creating site access to the Galician-Roman fortified settlements without damaging what lies beneath the surface of the ground. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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Corten steel shapes suggest the underlying prehistoric ruins in a poetic/an abstract way. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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A pathway offers a close-up view of the Castro ruins in Alobre. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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Creating site access to the Galician-Roman fortified settlements without damaging what lies beneath the surface of the ground. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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Native vegetation highlights and supports a path in Alobre. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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Corten steel shapes suggest the underlying prehistoric ruins in a poetic/an abstract way. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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The three sites are located near Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain.
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Native trees help anchor and support a viewing platform in A Subida. Photo: Hector Santos-Diez, for AGi architects.
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Leopold Banchini and Lukas Feireiss
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They explore the question “How will we live together?” through definitions of shelter, application of wood structures, degrowth models and retrospectives.
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Architect Leopold Banchini (left) and cultural curator Lukas Feireiss describe Kahn as not just a publisher whose texts have inspired them deeply, but a pioneer who shaped the green, self-build movement in the USA and beyond, like no other.
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“Innovation at scale is about a new ‘digital building culture’ that goes beyond the single object and work of an individual,” says Fabio Gramazio.
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The Empa NEST platform “House for a House” in Switzerland enables testing where the costs and risks of experimentation are dramatically reduced.
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Fabio Gramazio is an architect with multi-disciplinary interests ranging from computational design and robotic fabrication to material innovation.
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“Research as Architecture: A Laboratory for Houses, Homes and Robots” by Gramazio Kohler Research and NCCR Digital Fabrication is proudly supported by the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
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Seen and Heard was a provocative action research project with LSE Cities at the London School of Economics, the Blueprint Collective and Metroland Cultures that explored young people’s place in public space and their role in designing it. Photo © Catarina Heeckt.
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The Striatus bridge is on display as part of the 17th International Biennale of Architecture in the Giardini della Marinaressa in Venice until November 2021. Photo courtesy Chiara Becattini. Photo courtesy Naaro.
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The 16x12-metre footbridge is the first of its kind, combining traditional techniques of master builders with advanced computational design, engineering, and robotic manufacturing technologies. Photo courtesy Chiara Becattini.
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Striatus achieves strength through geometry, rather than an inefficient accumulation of materials as in conventional concrete beams and flat floor slabs. Photo courtesy Chiara Becattini.
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Funicular, unreinforced, non-parallel 3D-concrete-printed, force-aligned, dry-assembled, reversible. Photo courtesy Naaro.
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Philippe Block is co-designer of the Striatus bridge, on display at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021. The arched, unreinforced masonry footbridge (16x12m) composed of 3D-printed concrete blocks assembled without mortar is the first of its kind, combining traditional techniques of master builders with advanced computational design, engineering, and robotic manufacturing technologies. Photo: Ciara Becattini ©.
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Kathrin Haake, Awards & Events Coordinator, LafargeHolcim Foundation
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Vania Burri, Awards & Events Coordinator, LafargeHolcim Foundation
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The last hybrid meeting of the Board of the Holcim Foundation took place in conjunction with the poster exhibition of the Global Holcim Awards projects at the Folium Shilcity Zurich, Switzerland.
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The Holcim Awards is the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design.
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New identity of the Holcim Foundation and Holcim Awards trophy of 2021.
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Original Holcim Foundation logo and Holcim Awards trophy of 2003.
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Revised logo of the LafargeHolcim Foundation and LafargeHolcim Awards trophy of 2016.
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1 Triton Square, London. © DBOX for Arup.
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The Circular Building at the London Design Festival, 2016. © @ArupArch, Twitter.
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Philippe Block, Professor of Architecture & Structures, ETH Zurich; Member of the Academic Committee, Holcim Foundation; Member of the Board, Holcim Ltd. Pictured at NEST HiLo’s construction site at Empa - the lightweight, sandwich concrete shell planned by computational methods developed by the Block Research Group demonstrates the viability of lightweight, flexible formwork systems to form a complex concrete structure. Photo by Elisabeth Real.
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Next Generation 4th prize winner Divya Jyoti, architect, PMA madhushala, Pune, India for Cultivated Envelope in India – Vernacular green facade system.
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Next Generation 3rd prize winners Gani Wiratama, Nicholas Rodriques, and Rionaldi Gunari, students, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia for Buoyant Amenity in Indonesia – Floating sanitation facility upgrade.
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Next Generation 2nd prize winner Lorenzo Fernandes, architect, Mumbai, India for Towers of Strength in India – Multifunctional amenities and services in informal settlements.
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Next Generation 3rd prize winner Dolathep Chetty, architect, Architects 49 House Design Limited, Bangkok, Thailand for Mangrove Recovery in Thailand – Coastal erosion and economic enhancement.
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Next Generation 1st prize winner Soledad Patiño, architect and urban designer, Harvard Graduate School of Design, MA, USA for Recovered Foreshore in India – Waterfront sanitation and community infrastructure.
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Next Generation 2nd prize winner Tala Shelbayh, student, German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan for Living Memorial in Jordan – Cemetery reconfiguration for urban greening.
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Next Generation 4th prize winner Noor Marji, architect/student, Amman, Jordan for Earthen Education in Iraq – School reinterpreting vernacular architecture.
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Next Generation 3rd prize winner Evgenii Varlygin, student, Technical University of Munich, Germany for Plastic Extractor in Sierra Leone – Multipurpose recycling facility.
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Next Generation 4th prize winners Jhon Janer Salazar Ruiz, Juan Camilo Muñoz, and Lina Fernanda Valencia Lozano, students at the University of Valle, Cali, Colombia for Protective Canopy in Colombia – Landscape revitalization and botanical pavilion.
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Next Generation 1st prize winner Priscilla Namwanje, architect, Kampala, Uganda for Connective Infrastructure in Uganda – Inter-scale design for community integration.
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Jhon Janer Salazar Ruiz, Juan Camilo Muñoz, and Lina Fernanda Valencia Lozano
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Next Generation 3rd prize winner Pablo Goldin Marcovich, student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City for Improving Market in Mexico – Urban commercial rejuvenation and capacity building.
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‘A’A’ presents LafargeHolcim Awards Prize Winners | Next Generation
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Next Generation prize winners – Europe
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Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom – Author Comment
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Tessellated Cleansing from the United Kingdom – Project Video
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Bio-Palimpsest in Spain

The first phase of enabling better visitor access to the Tracas de Pontevedra archaeological site has been completed. The Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winning “Bio-Palimpsest” project delivers an ecological approach to archaeological…

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