• Clinic of Care: Tanzania

    A maternity and community health center upgrade supported via a newly launched Holcim Foundation grant program.

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  • Scaling circular innovation

    Marvin Henry builds a better understanding of why startups are so relevant and how they drive innovation forward.

    Sounding Board Rotterdam
  • Supporting sustainable urban growth

    Nada Nafeh shows the importance of understanding contemporary vernacular structures in developing countries

    Research in Practice Grant update

Innovation starts with people

That’s why the Holcim Foundation has focussed from the outset on creating the right conditions to identify and nurture the leading thinkers and emerging talents in the fields of sustainable architecture, design, engineering and construction.

504 Experts

from architecture, design & engineering

297 Papers

published from our conferences and workshops

56 Countries

represented in our network of experts

Today, our expert community numbers close to 500 people from across research and practice in all regions of the world. They support the transfer of knowledge and ideas by contributing to the Foundation’s workshops and sharing their best practices.

  • Holcim Awards Event - Venice 2021

    We need to collaborate to create new models for what shapes architecture - and how we live together.

    Hashim Sarkis

  • Regional Holcim Awards jury meetings, Eclépens, Switzerland - July 2020

    The Holcim Foundation network is an open community that celebrates creativity and innovation.

    Marilyne Andersen

  • 6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.

    Learning and progress is amplified when breakthroughs are shared with like-minded people.

    Nirmal Kishnani

Combining local expertise and global wisdom

Through our network of architects, designers, engineers, construction professionals and specialists of all generations, the Foundation creates a platform for the exchange of information on creating a sustainable built environment for all. By sharing good ideas and breakthroughs, we can speed up the building sector’s transition.

Get to know our network using the filters below:


View the members of our network according to the roles they have played in the Foundation’s initiatives.

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Select members by country to view the vast array of geographical perspectives in our network.

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Use the free-text word search to find people based on a specific topic or focus.

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