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Spain, Pontevedra | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2017

Bio-Palimpsest in Spain
Bio-Palimpsest in Spain

Bio-Palimpsest: a landscape park of simple means and layered interpretations for a series of archaeological sites in Pontevedra, Spain.

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Joaquín Pérez-Goicoechea - AGi architects, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Switzerland, Zurich | Acknowledgement prize, Europe, 2011 | Innovation 1st prize, Global, 2012

High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
High-efficiency concrete formwork technology

The Wasteless Free-Form Formwork construction technology combines existing processes and materials in a new way to fabricate non-repetitive free-form cast-on-site concrete structures using re-usable and digitally-fabricated wax formwork. 

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Matthias Kohler - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

India, New Delhi | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Asia Pacific, 2011

Decentralized sanitation system
Decentralized sanitation system

In underdeveloped settlements, a lack of sanitation is one of the major problems. By applying an additive strategy, this project in a resettlement area of Savda Gherva significantly improves hygiene and strengthens social cohesion within the local community by involving the residents throughout the process. A pilot project commenced in 2012 to provide off-grid sanitation to more than 1,500 people.

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Julia King - London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom Read more »

Indonesia, Jakarta | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Asia Pacific, 2020

Buoyant Amenity in Indonesia
Buoyant Amenity in Indonesia
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Rionaldi Gunari - Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia; Nicholas Rodriques - Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia; Gani Wiratama - Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia Read more »

Uganda, Kampala | "Next Generation" 1st prize, Middle East Africa, 2020

India, Pune | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Asia Pacific, 2020

Iraq, Basrah | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Middle East Africa, 2020

Jordan, Amman | "Next Generation" 2nd prize, Middle East Africa, 2020

Thailand, Samut Prakan | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Asia Pacific, 2020

Sierra Leone, Freetown | "Next Generation" 3rd prize, Middle East Africa, 2020

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Bio-Palimpsest in Spain
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…

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Corten steel shapes suggest the underlying prehistoric ruins in a poetic/an abstract way. …

Corten steel shapes suggest the underlying prehistoric ruins in a poetic/an abstract way. Photo: Hector …

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Building Conversations – Benedetta Tagliabue

“What makes the future a better place?” – Watch a 3-minute interview with Benedetta Taglibue of Miralles Tagliabue EMBT …

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