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Foundations 20

Around the world in 27 days: Sarah Nichols and Marc Angélil at all five regional LafargeHolcim Awards jury meetings

The latest issue of “Foundations” is online, with features dedicated to the 5th cycle of the regional LafargeHolcim Awards. Sarah Nichols and Marc Angélil set foot on five continents to represent the LafargeHolcim Foundation at each of the regional LafargeHolcim Awards jury meetings. Entries must stand out to get nominated for a prize, they conclude, “and for that you must deliver truly special results.”

The 20th edition of “Foundations” also takes a close look at the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition: A new prize honoring authors of former award-winning projects that have been realized and are standing the test of time.

Élodie, Ductal, and Airium: The concrete bases of the Awards trophies are produced at Messidor Association and the Research and Development Center of LafargeHolcim in Lyon. A feature explains why innovation and inclusion can work hand in hand.

And there’s more: The Foundation team shares behind-the-scene stories - including why a security officer at Lyon airport knows all about the prizes of the LafargeHolcim Awards, and why sustainable construction is just “common sense” in the Australian highlands.

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Last Updated: August 28, 2017
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