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Shneel Malik at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab
Shneel Malik at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab

“Every Award-winner was making the effort to expand the discipline of architecture” – architect & biodesign researcher Shneel Malik (India) from The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL (UK) – at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab.

Attendee Insight: Priscilla Namwanje at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab
Attendee Insight: Priscilla Namwanje at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab

“Being amongst peers that share the same passion for sustainable architecture and design feels really inspiring!” – Priscilla Namwanje, at the Holcim Awards Next Generation Lab in Lausanne, Switzerland. The lab brought together student and young professional prize winners of the Holcim Awards competition from Europe, Middle East Africa, and Asia Pacific to receive their trophies, present their prize-winning concepts, and forge a network for future exchange.

Next Generation Awards Lab Lausanne 2022
Next Generation Awards Lab Lausanne 2022

We brought together some of the brightest young minds in architecture, urbanism and design from Europe, Middle East Africa and Asia Pacific. The Next Generation Awards Lab gathered the Holcim Awards winners in the young professionals category to receive their trophies, present their prize-winning concepts, and forge a network for future exchange.

Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) Workshop 2022
Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) Workshop 2022

We held a workshop with a hand-selected group of next generation experts on how to transform the built environment. The two-day Next Generation Accelerator (NGX) workshop created a set of ideas on how the Foundation can partner and support the industry’s rising stars to achieve transformation at scale.

Hélène Lombois-Burger on the potential of 3D Printing
Hélène Lombois-Burger on the potential of 3D Printing

As a researcher at the Holcim Research & Development (R&D), Hélène Lombois-Burger talks about the potential of 3D printing to support sustainability: achieving energy efficiency, lowering the cost of construction, reducing our environmental footprint, and meeting high standards of aesthetics, health, comfort, and well-being.

Happy New Year 2022
Happy New Year 2022

The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction wishes you, your family and friends all the best for a safe, happy and prosperous 2022.

Re-materializing Housing Workshop
Re-materializing Housing Workshop

The Norman Foster Foundation Re-Materializing Housing Workshop took place from 15-19 November 2021 with the support of the Holcim Foundation. The construction sector uses an extensive amount of material resources and is responsible for the use of material compounds that are harmful to both humans and the environment. It is not enough to talk about more efficient steps to take within the existing systems but time for a real paradigm shift’.

Global and Regional Holcim Awards 2021 Announcement
Global and Regional Holcim Awards 2021 Announcement

Watch the announcement of all 33 Main Category winners of Global and regional Holcim Awards. The winners of the global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction showcase the cutting edge of approaches to sustainable design, green architecture, and materials innovation.

Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Author Comment
Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Author Comment

Author comment by Barbara Buser, Architect, baubüro in situ, Basel, Switzerland on Extending the Cycle in Switzerland – Upgrade using circular material flows.

Holcim Awards prize winners – Asia Pacific
Holcim Awards prize winners – Asia Pacific

The winners of the Holcim Awards main category prizes for Asia Pacific have been announced. The winning projects from Australia, Cambodia, China, the Philippines, and Vietnam focus on sustainability through policy and technological innovation.

Holcim Awards prize winners – Latin America
Holcim Awards prize winners – Latin America

The winners of the Holcim Awards main category prizes for Latin America have been announced. The winning projects from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico focus on water as a central element.

Holcim Awards prize winners – Middle East Africa
Holcim Awards prize winners – Middle East Africa

The winners of the Holcim Awards main category prizes for Middle East Africa have been announced. The winning projects from Cabo Verde, Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Uganda and Yemen focus on empowering construction projects.

Upgrading Labor in Cambodia – Project Overview
Upgrading Labor in Cambodia – Project Overview

A social housing project to improve living conditions and social inclusion of workers in the Special Economic Zones.

Collective Harvest in Brazil – Project Overview ESP
Collective Harvest in Brazil – Project Overview ESP

Holcim Awards de Plata en Latinoamérica - Instalaciones para procesamiento de frutos secos con involucramiento comunitario en la cuenca del Amazonas. Ganador: Gustavo Utrabo, Estúdio Gustavo Utrabo, São Paulo, Brasil

Ganadores del premio Holcim Awards - América Latina
Ganadores del premio Holcim Awards - América Latina

Se han anunciado los ganadores de los premios de la categoría principal de los Holcim Awards para América Latina. Los proyectos ganadores de Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador y México se centran en el agua como elemento central. Más información en: https://www.holcimfoundation.org/awards/6th-cycle/latin-america/Winners

Housing Infill en Córdoba, Argentina
Housing Infill en Córdoba, Argentina

Premio Holcim Awards Acknowledgement Latinoamérica - Proyecto de densificación urbana flexible y regenerativa. Ganadores: Agustin Berzero, Valeria Jaros, Emilia Darricades, Tomás Quaglia y Maximiliano Torchio, Córdoba, Argentina

Park Evolution en Mendoza, Argentina
Park Evolution en Mendoza, Argentina

Premio Holcim Awards Acknowledgement Latinoamérica - Proyecto de regeneración ambiental en un antiguo zoológico de Mendoza. Ganadores: Leticia Alfaro y Guillermo Lesch, lesch.alfaro, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia – Project Overview ESP
Vernacular Greenhouse in Colombia – Project Overview ESP

Holcim Awards de Bronce en Latinoamérica - Vivienda con eficiencia energética para agricultores que viven en las montañas. Ganadores: Carlos Betancourt, Aldo Hurtado y equipo, Espacio Colectivo Arquitectos, Cali, Colombia; Sebastián Contreras y equipo, Estación Espacial Arquitectos SAS, Barichara, Colombia

Wetland Vitality in Colombia – Project Overview ESP
Wetland Vitality in Colombia – Project Overview ESP

Holcim Awards Global de Plata y Holcim Awards de Oro en Latinoamérica - Projecto de diseño paisajístico para recuperación ambiental y sustentabilidad social. Ganadores: Sebastián Mejía, Edgar Mazo y equipo, Connatural, Medellín, Colombia

Agrarian Enrichment in China – Author Comment
Agrarian Enrichment in China – Author Comment

Author comment by Jean-Pierre Pranlas-Descours, Pranlas-Descours Architect-Urban Planner and Sylvie Ravalet, CSTB both Paris, France on Agrarian Enrichment in China – Sustainable urban and agricultural system.

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Workshop Mentor, Dirk Hebel, during his introduction at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.

Workshop Mentor, Dirk Hebel, during his introduction at the Norman Foster Foundation’s library.

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