Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction

Holcim Annouces 60 Regional Award Winners

The Holcim Awards–an international triennial competition recognizing innovative sustainable construction projects–has announced sixty regional winning projects for the 2014 cycle. Based on Holcim’s five target issues, independent juries selected twelve projects in each of the five world regions–Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa Middle East and Asia Pacific–to share in $300,00 prize purse. The top(…)


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Urban Think Tank awarded Holcim Global Prize

As announced last week, the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has issued its 2012 Global Prizes. Beyond Kéré Architecture‘s $200,000 Gold Prize-winning secondary school project, profiled here last week, the $100,000 Global Silver Prize-winner is a fascinating multifunctional public building, called Grotao, in the Paraisópol favela of São Paulo–an informal settlement home to more than(…)


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Kéré Architecture Clinches Top Holcim Award

The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction announced yesterday the honorees of its global award program. Drawn from five regions of the world, 53 projects were contenders for one of several global prizes. The $200,000 Grand (“Gold”) Prize winner is a secondary school, profiled here previously and in the current issue of Architectural Record magazine. Currently(…)


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