Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
November 11, 2015

Ten years on a coral restoration project in the southern Philippines has grown considerably on the using concrete substrates to accelerate coral development.

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November 9, 2015

The low-cost and highly adaptable Lieu de vie on the university campus dubbed the “French Silicon Valley” is under construction and due for completion in March 2016.

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November 5, 2015

An exhibition at Galerie CROUX in Paris on sustainable design in developing cities of the South features the work of two Next Generation prize-winners, and continues until November 14.

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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 LafargeHolcim Forum conferences include group sessions and site visits on the topic of sustainable construction; the Holcim Roundtable expert workshops serve to enhance the academic discourse on sustainable development.

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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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