Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
July 19, 2015

LafargeHolcim Foundation Board Member and Partner Architect at Elemental has been appointed curator for the 2016 Venice Biennale to focus on “success stories and exemplary cases”.

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July 15, 2015

Ambitions include a focus on sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure, and to contribute to a higher quality of life.

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July 15, 2015

The activities of the Holcim Foundation continue under the name LafargeHolcim Foundation.

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The USD 2 million competition seeks innovative, future-oriented and tangible construction projects to promote sustainable responses to the technological, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural issues affecting building and construction.

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Our publications on exemplary buildings, Holcim Awards winning projects, and conference proceedings illustrate the scope of sustainable construction.

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The five “target issues” defined by the Foundation and its partner universities quantify the degree to which buildings contribute to sustainable development. 

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Browse over 200 Holcim Awards competition projects and see their evolution from inspired ideas into tangible flagships of sustainable construction.

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The Board ensures that the activities of the LafargeHolcim Foundation are aligned with current interpretations of sustainable construction, and frames the architectural, scientific, cultural, and policy concerns that are integrated into its initiatives.

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The world-renowned partner universities from all continents host Awards competition jury meetings and symposiums.

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