Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
January 13, 2016

LafargeHolcim Foundation Board Member and Partner Architect at Elemental has been selected as 2016 Pritzker Prize laureate, leading a new generation of architects with a holistic understanding of the built environment.

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January 13, 2016

The dream of restoring the building is fast becoming reality and the approach of Al Borde Arquitectos also features with forty leading architects in the Chicago Architectural Biennial.

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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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