LafargeHolcim Foundation Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction
January 21, 2017

Infrastructure is not just about the technical realm, but also engages in terms of political, economic, social, and aesthetic matter.

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November 22, 2016

The LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence.

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January 17, 2017

A collection of 25 essays inspired by the 5th LafargeHolcim Forum on “Infrastructure Space” will be launched in Berlin on Friday January 20, 2017.

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January 5, 2017

Carlos Martín Jiménez is an expert in the ancient technique of tile-vault construction. He talks about building the first two Droneport prototypes.

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December 19, 2016

Among the teams that developed the Droneport, LafargeHolcim
was responsible for the compressed-earth Durabrics which – combined with traditional fired clay tiles – were used to build the first prototypes.

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December 5, 2016

A full-length video (1.5hrs) of the expert panel on how architecture should respond to the challenges of security in pursuing greater sustainability.

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November 26, 2016

An expert panel examined sustainability and security in front of an enthusiastic audience of 300 architects at Biennale Architettura 2016.

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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 affiliated universities from all continents host Awards competition jury meetings and symposiums.

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Our publications on exemplary buildings, LafargeHolcim Awards winning projects, and conferences 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 prize-winning projects and see their evolution from inspired ideas into tangible flagships of sustainable construction.

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