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Global Holcim Awards 2009

Global Holcim Awards handover events 2009

GLOBAL AWARDS CEREMONIES

Morocco

Global Holcim Awards Gold 2009 handover in Fez, Morocco
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2009 handover in Fez, Morocco

River remediation and urban development scheme (Fez, Morocco) is a multi-sited, multi-functional project that is centered upon the recovery of a river. Work on restoring it triggers a range of interventions in the Medina. Core components are the rehabilitation of the old city’s architecture, revitalizing public spaces and traditional tanneries, and creating new pedestrian zones.

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Vietnam

Global Holcim Awards Silver 2009 handover in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2009 handover in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Low-impact greenfield university campus (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) aspires to achieve harmony with all elements of the surrounding ecosystem in the middle of the Mekong River Delta: the waters of the river and the flooding of the rice fields, the mangroves, the winds and their patterns as well as with the seasonal changes of light and shadow.

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China

Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2009 handover in Beijing, China
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2009 handover in Beijing, China

Sustainable planning for a rural community (Beijing, China) intelligently addresses the more efficient use of precious land by gradually lifting quality of life and living density, improving the living conditions for rural families as a harmonious and balanced response to urban development, and reducing the ecological footprint by improved resource management and use of renewable energy sources.

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USA

Handover of "Innovation" prize 2009: Self-contained day labor station, San Francisco, USA
Handover of "Innovation" prize 2009: Self-contained day labor station, San Francisco, USA

Self-contained day labor station (San Francisco, USA) is a minimal physical urbanistic intervention with maximum social equity and neighborhood enhancement effects. The project is a small structure that functions as a labormarket and service delivery platform for day laborers who wait for casual work every morning at customary gathering points.

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