Resource Circulation in France

Urban infrastructure integrated in natural landscape

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    Recycling park.

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    Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize Europe

    Winner presentation for Resource Circulation - Urban infrastructure integrated into a natural landscape, Bordeaux, France (l-r): Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany; Chamss Arouise, BOM architecture, Paris, France; and François Petry, CEO of Lafarge France

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    Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize Europe

    Winner presentation for Resource Circulation - Urban infrastructure integrated into a natural landscape, Bordeaux, France (l-r): Maria Atkinson, Chairperson of the Holcim Foundation (at podium); Dirk E Hebel, Member of the Academic Committee of the Holcim Foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany; Chamss Arouise, BOM architecture, Paris, France; François Petry, CEO of Lafarge France; and Jeannette Kuo, Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Europe 2020 (at podium).

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    Working units.

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    Going beyond ultra-technology or full recycling approaches.

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    Shifting landscape.

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    Productive landscape.

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    Shifting landscape.

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    Geogrid and I-Point network.

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    Resource Circulation in France

    Even when disconnected, the “geogrid” maintains its autonomy temporarily, since it is equipped to perform an essential functions ranging from renewable energy production to thermal regulation: its aim to make consumption of local resources viable, so that everyone in the community takes responsibility.

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    I-Points: Iconic features.

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    By offering a type of autonomy to localized areas, the empowering and inclusive result is far from insular.

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    Working units.

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    Circular economy.

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    Circular economy.

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    Project team (l-r): Ghazal Banan, Jean Rémi Dostes, Jérome Balas, Chamss Oulkadi, Daniel Garcia and Khalid Ait El Madani.

  • Awards Acknowledgement prize 2020–2021 Europe

By Daniel Garcia, Jérome Balas - FUSO, Paris, FranceJean Rémi Dostes, Nicolas Beyret, Paul Jaquet, - HAME, Paris, FranceChamss Doha Oulkadi, Ghazal Banan, Khalid Ait El Madani, - BOM architecture, Paris, France and

Ideas: Embodied Carbon , Urban Requalification

A poetic design for a visionary city development where the natural resources trigger new sustainable dynamic.

Resource Circulation in France

Project authors

  • Daniel Garcia

    FUSO

    France

  • Jean Rémi Dostes

    HAME

    France

  • Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize Europe
    Chamss Doha Oulkadi

    BOM architecture

    France

  • Ghazal Banan

    BOM architecture

    France

  • NB
    Nicolas Beyret

    HAME

    France

  • Khalid Ait El Madani

    BOM architecture

    France

  • PJ
    Paul Jaquet

    HAME

    France

  • Jérome Balas

    FUSO

    France

  • CD
    Carine Dunogier

    Ingerop

    France

  • OP
    Olivier Papin

    Ecic

    France

  • LS
    Lina Singer

    LS Landscape

    France

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