Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
September 24, 2015

Big U team led by BIG and One Architecture honored with Global Award for sustainable construction.

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September 24, 2015

Water Pore Partnership’s water absorptive surface and subterranean basin in Las Vegas received a Global Awards finalist certificate.

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September 24, 2015

The Living architecture hub’s zero-carbon bricks use advances in biotechnology and cutting-edge engineering.

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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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