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Intensive urbanisation causes vegetation loss and exacerbates desertification.
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To counter the fragmentation and gradual loss of agricultural land in the Nanhe River valley, the project develops six “metropolitan villages” over 11 square kilometres and will intersperse farmland and traditional villages into its hybrid urban plan.
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By alternating urban housing with agricultural plots, the large residential project will preserve the rural heritage of this agrarian valley while offering a new philosophy of housing development that integrates nature and the water cycle into its blueprint.
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Grégoire Arthuis, architect, structural engineer and Director at Nu architecture based in Paris, France and a member of the Holcim Foundation's NGX network.
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The group toured NEST Dübendorf, a modular research and innovation building that explores the future of materials and construction including “HiLo”, the high performance – low emissions unit.
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The workshop brainstorming sessions focused on ways to build momentum within the building and construction industry.
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The workshop brainstorming sessions focused on ways to build momentum within the building and construction industry.
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The two-day workshop identified a set of ideas on how the Holcim Foundation can best partner and support the industry’s rising stars on achieving transformation at scale.
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Stefan Novakovic is a Next Generation Ambassador of the Holcim Foundation and is Marketing Leader at DIALOG Design based in Toronto, Canada.
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Andi Subagio is a Next Generation Ambassador of the Holcim Foundation and Principal Architect at SASO Architecture Studio based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Maria Atkinson AM, Chair of the Holcim Foundation Board; Sustainability Business Advisor and Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia at the NGX Workshop.
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Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Holcim Foundation Academic Committee, Dean of Architecture & Professor of Sustainable Construction, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie in Karlsruhe, Germany at the NGX Workshop.
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Twaha Kyomuhendo is a Next Generation Ambassador of the Holcim Foundation, and a graduate architect at REGENESYS Architects based in Kampala, Uganda.
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Stuart Smith, Member of the Holcim Foundation Board, Director at Arup at the NGX Workshop.
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The group toured NEST Dübendorf, a modular research and innovation building that explores the future of materials and construction including “HiLo”, the high performance – low emissions unit.
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Meisa Batayneh Maani, Member of the Holcim Foundation Board; Founder and Principal Architect, Maisam Architects & Engineers, Jordan at the NGX Workshop.
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Joana Dabaj, architect, urban designer and researcher; Co-Founder and Principal Coordinator at CatalyticAction, based in London, United Kingdom and a member of the Holcim Foundation's NGX network.
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The workshop brought together the 11 members of its Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) group representing ten countries and five continents – to develop suggestions for the Foundation’s future strategy and activities.
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The workshop brainstorming sessions focused on ways to build momentum within the building and construction industry.
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Alexander Wolhoff, architect and Founder of AUTHOS based in Geneva, Switzerland and a member of the Holcim Foundation's NGX network.
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The workshop brainstorming sessions focused on ways to build momentum within the building and construction industry.
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Eduardo Pizarro, architect, urban designer; Professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT), São Paulo, Brazil; Research Fellow in the Climate Adaptive, Just Urbanism; and a member of the Holcim Foundation's NGX network.
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Meriem Chabani is a Next Generation Ambassador of the Holcim Foundation. She is an architect, urban planner and Co-Founder of New South based in Paris, France.
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Namjoo Kim is a Next Generation Ambassador of the Holcim Foundation, an architect, and Co-Founder of Studio DOHGAM based in Seoul, South Korea.
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The Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) workshop included a site visit to the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2021 winning project in Winterthur near Zurich, that upgraded an industrial building using circular material flows.
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Work is currently underway on the public open spaces, which take up around half of the project site.
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The plans include an eco-kitchen for the women's association.
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The vision emerged to create a safe place where people can meet and children can play.
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“The meetings with local residents were a sort of forum where new relationships were formed and old ones refreshed.”- Shatha Safi
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At the start of the rehabilitation and transformation into a green cultural hub, the site was little more than a mound of ruins.
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Michael Scharpf is Senior Consultant Sustainable Construction at Holcim Germany.
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“We agreed that nothing would stop our vision.” – Naomi Davis, Blacks In Green BIG
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The building design deviates from the east-west orientation typical to Chicago. Its orientation to the south makes best use of sunlight.
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The House as Garden project shows how community can be regained and sustained by applying rational and appropriate technologies, self-reliance systems, and a spirit of sharing.
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Jan Jenisch is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
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Anna Heringer on “Fostering Communities in Harmony with Nature” at the Re-materializing Housing Workshop.
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Group 1: Angela Bai.
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Maria Atkinson, Chair of the Holcim Foundation, during her lecture, “The Time is Now” held at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.
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Aarti Dhingra with the participation of Norman Foster, Brinda Somaya and Maria Atkinson during her group’s presentation on their transformation of a concrete high-rise in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.
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Anna Heringer during her keynote presentation at the Re-materializing Housing Public Debates.
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Workshop Mentor Dirk Hebel during his keynote at the Norman Foster Foundation’s Re-materializing Housing Public Debates.
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Group 2 - Abandoned Factory Building - Elao Martin.
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Group 2 - Abandoned Factory Building (l-r): Ophélie Férédie and German Ferradas.
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Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction at an informal meeting of the Board of the Foundation in November 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Magali Anderson, Chief Sustainability & Innovation Officer (CSIO) and member of the Executive Committee, Holcim at an informal meeting of the Board of the Foundation in November 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Kate Ascher is Principal at Happold Consulting and the Milstein Professor of Urban Development, Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation & Planning (GSAPP), Columbia University, USA at an informal meeting of the Board of the Foundation in November 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Laila Iskandar during her seminar at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.
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Meisa Batayneh Maani is Founder & Principal Architect at Maisam Architects & Engineers, Jordan at an informal meeting of the Board of the Foundation in November 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Maria Atkinson AM, Chair of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
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Member of the Academic Body of the Re-materializing Housing Workshop and Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Stuart Smith of Arup comments during the Scholar presentations.
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