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Global Holcim Awards 2012

Global Holcim Awards 2012

Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2012 in March 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland: Members of the Global Holcim Awards Jury 2012 (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Mario Botta, Maria Atkinson, Yolanda Kakabadse, Werner Sobek, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Aaron Betsky, Enrique Norten (head), Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Rahul Mehrotra.
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2012 in March 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland:
Enrique Norten, architect (Head), Principal and Founder of TEN Arquitectos, Mexico/USA and Yolanda Kakabadse, administrator, President of WWF International and Chair of the Advisory Board of Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano, Ecuador at the Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland:
Mario Botta, member of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2012, Principal, Mario Botta Architetto, Switzerland, at the meeting of the Global Holcim Awards jury 2012 held in Zurich, Switzerland.
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting, March 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting, March 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland
Aaron Betsky, architect/critic, Director Cincinnati Art Museum, USA.
Werner Sobek (left), Director of the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and Rahul Mehrotra, Principal, Rahul Mehrotra Associates, India at the Global Holcim Awards jury meeting in Zurich, 2012.
Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, civil engineer, Professor em. for Planning and Management in Construction at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland and Maria Atkinson, administrator, Group Head of Sustainability, Lend Lease and Managing Director, Sustainability Solutions, Australia at the Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012 at Papiersaal, Zurich: (l-r) Hans-Rudolph Schalcher, Vanderley John, Stuart Smith, Harry Gugger, Bernard Fontana, Sujit Ghosh, Roland Köhler and Markus Akermann.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Around table from far left: Stuart Smith, Roland Köhler, Bernard Fontana, Harry Gugger, Sujit Ghosh, Markus Akermann and Vanderley M John.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Stuart Smith and Roland Köhler.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Sujit Ghosh, Markus Akermann and Vanderley M John.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Roland Köhler and Bernard Fontana
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Sujit Ghosh, Markus Akermann and Vanderley M John.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: (l-r) Bernard Fontana, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Holcim Foundation and CEO of Holcim with head of jury Harry Gugger, Principal, Harry Gugger Studio, Basel; Professor of Architecture, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Markus Akermann and Bernard Fontana.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Vanderley M John and Markus Akermann.
Bernard Fontana during the Global Holcim Innovation prize 2012 jury meeting in Zurich, Switzerland.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Sujit Ghosh and Stuart Smith.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Roland Köhler and Hans-Rudolf Schalcher.
Global Holcim Innovation prize jury meeting 2012, Zurich, Switzerland: Stuart Smith.
Global Holcim Awards 2012 hand-over ceremony, Gando, Burkina Faso
Global Holcim Awards 2012 hand-over ceremony, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project author Diébédo Francis Kéré presents the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 trophy to more than 3,000 people from the Gando community and neighboring villages who came to welcome him home.
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim (center) congratulates Gold Award winning architect Diébédo Francis Kéré.
A guard of honor by some 1,000 students of the Gando school resplendent in tee-shirts carrying welcome message: “Merci à la Fondation Holcim” and “Bienvenue la Fondation Holcim à Gando”.
“Vive le prix Holcim”: enthusiastic students raise the Global Holcim Awards Gold trophy in celebration.
Chiefs of the Gando village, and representatives of regional and local authorities, politics,  and religious groups attended the community celebration.
“The seeds we plant today are that which will be harvested tomorrow”, stated Rolf Soiron (left), Chairman of Holcim, with translators (right) providing French or local language translations.
Raising the standard: Diébédo Francis Kéré (center) and representatives of the local village, regional authorities, politics, and religion celebrate the Gold prize in front of the Gando secondary school buildings which are currently under construction.
Celebrating the Global Holcim Awards Gold prize with the building columns under construction in the background.
“Prix global Holcim Or 2012 – Collège de Gando”: enthusiastic students raise the Global Holcim Awards Gold trophy in celebration.
Media conference and prize-handover reception in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Diébédo Francis Kéré and Joe Osae-Addo.
Prize-handover (l-r): Rolf Soiron and Joe Osae-Addo applaud Diébédo Francis Kéré at the reception in Ouagadougou.
Diébédo Francis Kéré at a lecture on the Gando school project in Accra, Ghana hosted by ArchiAfrika.
At the AchriAfrika lecture were (l-r): project author Diébédo Francis Kéré and architect Joe Osae-Addo, Chairman of ArchiAfrika and member of the Holcim Awards jury for Africa Middle East.
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim explains the role of the Holcim Awards competition in promoting sustainable approaches to building and construction.
Architect Joe Osae-Addo, Chairman of ArchiAfrika and member of the Holcim Awards jury for Africa Middle East introduces Diébédo Francis Kéré.
The “Adventurers in the Diaspora” series of lectures by ArchiAfrika Accra featured the Global Holcim Awards Gold winner - Burkina Faso born architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Performers welcomed guests to a lecture on the Gando school project in Accra, Ghana hosted by ArchiAfrika.
Global Holcim Awards 2012 hand-over ceremony, Lausanne, Switzerland
Global Holcim Awards 2012 hand-over ceremony, Lausanne, Switzerland
Presentation of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso, in Lausanne, Switzerland (l-r): Enrique Norten, Principal and Founder of TEN Arquitectos, and head of the Global Holcim Awards jury congratulates main author of the winning project, Diébédo Francis Kéré, and members of his team, David Jun, Ines Bergdolt, and Hanna Kümmerle.
The Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 winning team for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso (l-r): David Jun, Dessi Slava, Hanna Kümmerle, Claudia Buhmann, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Ines Bergdolt, Dominique Mayer, Emmanuel Dosaz, and Pedro Montero.
Presentation of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 certificate for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso, in Lausanne, Switzerland (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim congratulates main author Diébédo Francis Kéré, Kéré Architecture, Germany.
Winner of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Kéré Architecture, Germany for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso.
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 hand-over in Lausanne, Switzerland for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: Enrique Norten, Principal and Founder of TEN Arquitectos, and head of the Global Holcim Awards jury (Mexico/USA), explained the exemplary nature of the project in terms of its successful approach to the adaptive use of building materials, community development, climatic mitigation and aesthetics.
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 hand-over event in Lausanne, Switzerland for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: Patrick Aebischer, President of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, welcomed guests, including around 300 students of the EPFL, to the prize handover held at the iconic Rolex Learning Center.
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 hand-over event in Lausanne, Switzerland for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: Rolf Soiron, Chairman of Holcim, praised the project for its approach to using traditional building materials and technologies that also places great emphasis on actively involving the local population in the construction process.
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 hand-over event in Lausanne, Switzerland for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: Dieudonné Sougouri, First Counselor of the Embassy of Burkina Faso in Switzerland, was enthusiastic about the project and the achievements of Diébédo Francis Kéré.
The Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 prize handover held at the iconic Rolex Learning Center of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 hand-over event in Lausanne, Switzerland for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction was moderator of the Holcim Awards handover event which attracted some 400 guests from more than 30 countries.
The buildings are cooled by a specially developed natural cooling system through the walls, ceilings and roof structures (Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso).
"Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: The project has been adapted to use larger cast-in-place clay elements and structural performance is improved by adding a small proportion of cement.
"Secondary school with passive ventilation system", Gando, Burkina Faso: The newly shaded landscape creates a platform for meeting, learning and teaching.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Aerial view.
Trophy presentation (l-r): winning team Alfredo Brillembourg & Hubert Klumpner with Joildo Santos (President, UMCP), Bernard Fontana (CEO of Holcim & Chairman of the Holcim Foundation Steering Committee), Andreas Leu (Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim), Aaron Betsky (Director, Cincinnati Art Museum, USA & Global Holcim Awards jury representative).
(l-r): Hubert Klumpner (project author), Aaron Betsky (Global Holcim Awards jury representative), Alfredo Brillembourg (project author), Elisabete França (SEHAB), Maria TerezaDiniz (SEHAB) and Joildo Santos (President of the Residents’ Union, Paraisópolis community).
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize handover – São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize handover – São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 was presented to the winning project team from Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), São Paulo (l-r): Michel Contento, Lindsey Sherman, Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner.
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
On the site of the Grotão Escola de Música project in the community of Paraisópolis, São Paulo (l-r): Michel Contento (Urban-Think Tank, U-TT), Lindsey Sherman (U-TT), Aaron Betsky (Global Holcim Awards jury representative) and Hubert Klumpner (U-TT).
Visiting the Grotão Escola de Música project as part of the prize handover event (l-r): Bernard Fontana (CEO, Holcim), Otmar Hübscher (CEO, Holcim Brazil), and Hubert Klumpner (Urban-Think Tank, U-TT).
On the site of the Grotão Escola de Música project in the community of Paraisópolis, São Paulo (l-r): Aaron Betsky, Cincinnati Art Museum and Hubert Klumpner (Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winner, Urban-Think Tank).
On the site of the Grotão Escola de Música project in the community of Paraisópolis, São Paulo with students of the CEU School, Centro Educacional Unificado (l-r): Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner (Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winners, Urban-Think Tank).
(l-r): Otmar Hübscher, CEO of Holcim Brazil, Hubert Klumpner and Alfredo Brillembourg (Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winners), Urban-Think Tank.
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 for “Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub” in São Paulo, Brazil: Prize presentation (l-r): Hubert Klumpner (Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winner), Aaron Betsky (Global Holcim Awards jury representative and Director, Cincinnati Art Museum, USA), Alfredo Brillembourg (Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winner), Elisabete França (Secretary of Housing of the City of São Paulo: SEHAB), Maria Tereza Diniz (Director, SEHAB).
Providing an overview of their project, “Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub” in São Paulo, Brazil (l-r): Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner, Urban-Think Tank (U-TT).
Presentation of the trophy.
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 prize hand-over, São Paulo, Brazil
Representative of the Global Holcim Awards 2012 jury, Aaron Betsky (Director, Cincinnati Art Museum, USA).
Bernard Fontana is Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Holcim Foundation, and CEO of Holcim.
Joildo Santos, Presidente da União de Moradores e do Comercio de Paraisópolis (UMCP).
Marcelo Takaoka, President of the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Construction (CBCS).
Paulo Simão, Presidente da Câmara Brasileira da Indústria da Construção (CBIC).
Maria Tereza Diniz, Coordenadora de Projeto, Paraisópolis, SEHAB.
Elisabete França, Sub-Secretária de Habitação da Cidade de São Paulo (SEHAB).
Gilberto Kassab, Mayor of the City of São Paulo.
Otmar Hübscher, CEO of Holcim Brazil.
Paraisópolis Youth Ballet – the group will benefit from the new civic infrastructure hub where they will be able to use spaces established and reserved for their activities on a permanent basis.
Paraisópolis Youth Ballet – the group will benefit from the new civic infrastructure hub where they will be able to use spaces established and reserved for their activities on a permanent basis.
Paraisópolis Youth Orchestra – the group will benefit from the new civic infrastructure hub where they will be able to use spaces established and reserved for their activities on a permanent basis.
Maestro Paulo Rydlewski, conductor of the Paraisópolis Youth Orchestra, not only performed with some of his gifted students, he also gave thanks for the new building where the orchestra will be able to use spaces established and reserved for its activities on a permanent basis.
Holcim representatives (l-r): Bernard Fontana, CEO of Holcim and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Holcim Foundation and Andreas Leu, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim for Latin America.
Attending the handover event (l-r): Vanderley M John, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Construction Engineering, Polytechnic School, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Brazil – and member of the Global Holcim Innovation prize 2012 jury and Holcim Awards 2011 jury for Latin America; Bernard Fontana, CEO of Holcim and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Holcim Foundation; and Otmar Hübscher, CEO of Holcim Brazil.
Master of ceremonies, Stephan Buser, Swiss-Brazilian chamber of commerce.
Bernard Fontana (right), CEO of Holcim and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Holcim Foundation pictured during a media interview at the handover event.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Trophy presentation (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim Ltd; Jan Edler, winning architect, realities:united; Mario Botta, renowned architect and member of the jury; Regula Lüscher, Senate Building Director of the City of Berlin; Tim Edler, winning architect, realities:united.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Rolf Soiron (left), Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim Ltd congratulates Jan Edler, architect from realities:united and winner of the Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012.
(l-r): Jan Edler, architect from realities:united and winner of the Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 holds trophy while Mario Botta, renowned architect and member of the jury congratulates Tim Edler, architect from realities:united and winner of the Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Tim Edler, architect from realities:united and winner of the Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 explains how the “Flussbad” project to remediate a disused arm of the River Spree in Berlin aims to improve urban life – creating a recreation area in the center of the city and also giving an impetus for change in the way we value rivers.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Mario Botta, renowned Swiss architect and member of the Global Holcim Awards 2012 jury – “The project is a poetic metamorphosis of a hardly defined public space in the culturally- and historically-charged center of Berlin.”
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim Ltd – “In addition to a greater focus on improving sustainability performance in the built environment, there must also be room for unconventional ideas, such as the Flussbad.”
Regula Lüscher, Senate Building Director of the City of Berlin.
Paul Kahlfeldt, Executive Manager of International Bauakademie, Berlin.
Johann Aeschlimann, Counsellor of the Swiss Embassy, Department for Culture and Education.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Rolf Soiron (left), Chairman of the Holcim Foundation and Chairman of Holcim Ltd and Mario Botta, renowned Swiss architect and member of the Global Holcim Awards 2012 jury.
Mario Botta (left), renowned Swiss architect and member of the Global Holcim Awards 2012 jury and Regula Lüscher, Senate Building Director of the City of Berlin.
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards Bronze 2012 handover – Berlin, Germany
The handover event was held at the Internationale Bauakademie in Berlin.
Global Holcim Awards Innovation 1st prize handover – Zurich, Switzerland
Global Holcim Awards Innovation 1st prize handover – Zurich, Switzerland
Presentation of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize (l-r): Peter Wellauer, Holcim Switzerland; Roland Köhler, Holcim; Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Member of the Global Holcim Innovation prize jury; and members of the winning team from Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur and Digital Fabrication, ETH Zurich – Matthias Kohler, Ammar Mirjan, Axel Vansteenkiste, Selen Ercan, and Petrus Lindström.
Global Holcim Awards Innovation 1st prize handover – Zurich, Switzerland
Global Holcim Awards Innovation 1st prize handover – Zurich, Switzerland
Handover of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Zurich, Switzerland (l-r): Peter Wellauer, Head of Competence Center for Technical Solutions (CTS), Holcim Switzerland; Roland Köhler, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim responsible for Europe; and main author of the winning project, Matthias Kohler, Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich.
Handover of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Zurich, Switzerland to Matthias Kohler (main author), Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich.
Handover of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Zurich, Switzerland: Roland Köhler, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim, responsible for Europe.
The presentation of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize event in Zurich, Switzerland was also attended by Hubert Klumpner (left), Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 winner for “Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub”, São Paulo, Brazil; pictured with Matthias Kohler, Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize winner for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich.
Handover of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Zurich, Switzerland: Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, member of the Global Holcim Innovation prize jury and member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation.
Handover of the Global Holcim Innovation 1st prize for "High-efficiency concrete formwork technology", Zurich, Switzerland: Marius Leutenegger, Moderator.
Project update December 2013 – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project update December 2013 – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
The authors aim to demonstrate their research in practice through the construction and placement of complex-shaped small structures. The architectural forms create highly aesthetic elements such as this shelter concept for the Science City Bus Link on the campus of ETH Zurich Hönggerberg. Photo© – courtesy: Gramazio & Kohler, ETH Zurich.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: (l-r): Leo Mittelholzer, CEO, Holcim Germany and Werner Sobek, jury member, with prize winners Alexander Hückler, Frank Barkow, and Mike Schlaich.
Presenting the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany (l-r, foreground): Werner Sobek, member of the Global Holcim Awards jury and Director of ILEK, University of Stuttgart congratulates prize-winner Mike Schlaich, TU Berlin with Uli Hellweg, CEO of IBA Hamburg (l-r, background): Alexander Hückler, Frank Barkow, and Heiko Krech.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Members of the winning team for “Smart Material House” (l-r): Alexander Hückler and Mike Schlaich, Technische Universität Berlin with Frank Barkow and Heiko Krech, Barkow Leibinger Architects, Berlin.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: (l-r): Leo Mittelholzer, CEO, Holcim Germany; Roland Köhler, Member of the Executive Committee, Holcim; Werner Sobek, jury member; with prize winners Alexander Hückler, Frank Barkow, Mike Schlaich and Heiko Krech with Uli Hellweg, CEO, IBA Hamburg.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Congratulating prize winners (l-r): Werner Sobek, member of the Global Holcim Awards jury and Director of ILEK, University of Stuttgart with prize winners Frank Barkow, Barkow Leibinger Architects, Berlin and Mike Schlaich, TU Berlin.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Prize winner Frank Barkow, Barkow Leibinger Architects, Berlin, Germany.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Member of the winning team, Mike Schlaich, Technical University of Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Werner Sobek, member of the Global Holcim Awards jury and Director of the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Roland Köhler speaking at the Global Holcim Innovation 2nd prize handover to “Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials”, in Hamburg, Germany.
Holcim Innovation 2nd prize 2012 handover for “Low-cost apartments incorporating smart …
Holcim Innovation 2nd prize 2012 handover for “Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials”, Hamburg, Germany
Leo Mittelholzer, CEO of Holcim Germany.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Discussing the winning project (l-r): Leo Mittelholzer, CEO of Holcim Germany with Frank Barkow, Barkow Leibinger Architects, Berlin, Germany.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Introducing the commitment of Holcim in the area of sustainability to guests of the Holcim Innovation prize handover at IBA Hamburg: Roland Köhler, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim responsible for Europe.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Uli Hellweg, CEO of IBA Hamburg: “The IBA Hamburg presents innovative and sustainable approaches to contemporary issues of urban development and is a glimpse of what may be the most innovative city quarter in Europe one day.”
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany at the IBA international building exhibition in Hamburg: invited guests with Marius Leutenegger, Moderator.
Hand-over of the Holcim Innovation 2nd prize for "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Introducing the commitment of Holcim in the area of sustainability to guests of the Holcim Innovation prize handover at IBA Hamburg: Roland Köhler, Member of the Executive Committee of Holcim responsible for Europe.
Making of the 1:1 protoype.
Infra-lightweight concrete walls as load-bearing thermal insulation.
Weight is reduced through addition of recycled glass.
Smart material pavilion: Entrance.
Presentation of the Holcim Innovation 3rd prize (l-r): Alain Bourguignon, CEO, Aggregate Industries UK; prize winners Povilas Cepaitis, Diego Ordoñez, LLuis Enrique and Carlos Piles; Lucy Musgrave, Co-director, Publica; Ryan Dillon, Design Research Lab Programme Coordinator, AA School of Architecture and Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and of Holcim.
Presentation of the Holcim Innovation 3rd prize (l-r): prize winners Povilas Cepaitis, LLuis Enrique, Diego Ordoñez and Carlos Piles with Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and of Holcim.
Global Holcim Innovation 3rd prize winners (l-r): Povilas Cepaitis, LLuis Enrique, Diego Ordoñez and Carlos Piles.
Congratulating Global Holcim Innovation 3rd prize winners (l-r) : LLuis Enrique and Carlos Piles is Alain Bourguignon, CEO, Aggregate Industries UK.
Presentation of the Global Holcim Innovation 3rd prize trophy (l-r): prize winner Carlos Piles with Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and of Holcim.
Presenting the winning project, “Cast-on-cast: Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements”, project author, LLuis Enrique.
Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and of Holcim.
Alain Bourguignon, Area Manager for North America and the United Kingdom, Holcim, Zurich, Switzerland.
Lucy Musgrave, Co-director, Publica and member of the Holcim Awards jury Europe 2008 and 2011.
Presentation of the Global Holcim Innovation 3rd prize trophy (l-r): prize winner Carlos Piles with Lucy Musgrave, Co-director, Publica and member of the Holcim Awards jury Europe 2008 and 2011.
Ryan Dillon, Design Research Lab Programme Coordinator, AA School of Architecture.
“The Holcim Awards are an enormous opportunity for professionals and students to gain visibility and to compare their projects and ideas with those of their peers.” – Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and of Holcim.
The handover event included a PechaKucha-style panel discussion (l-r): Paul King, CEO, UK Green Building Council (moderator); Andy Von Bradsky, Chairman, PRP Architects; Rory Bergin, Head of Sustainability, HTA; Paul Hinkin, Managing Director, Black Architects; Peter Fisher, Associate Director, Bennetts Associates Architects; Patrick Bellew, Director, Atelier Ten; and Ryan Dillon, Design Research Lab Programme Coordinator, AA School of Architecture.
The Holcim Innovation prize trophy is constructed from a low carbon concrete which produces about 95% less CO2 than traditional Portland cement. Viewing the trophy (l-r): prize winner LLuis Enrique together with his mother Maria Monzo.
Moderator of the Holcim Innovation 3rd prize handover : Edward Schwarz, General Manager, Holcim Foundation.
Simplifying complex geometries.
Design, fabrication, storage/transportation and assembly.
Stacked components.
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitucion, Chile (l-r): Fernando Palma, Corporate Commercial Director, Cemento Polpaico; members of the team from ELEMENTAL: Diego Torres, Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda, Victor Oddo, Christian Martínez; and Juan Fasani, Head of Corporate Communications at Cemento Polpaico and Holcim Awards Coordinator for Chile.
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitucion, Chile to Alejandro Aravena of ELEMENTAL (center) by Fernando Palma, Corporate Commercial Director, Cemento Polpaico (left) and Charles Kimber, Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Manager of Celulosa Arauco.
Alejandro Aravena is Executive Director of ELEMENTAL, a socially-motivated architectural practice discusses sustainable construction at the Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate 2012 handover breakfast in Santiago, Chile.
More than 30 architects including representatives of ELEMENTAL attended the Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover breakfast in Santiago, Chile.
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitucion, Chile. (l-r): Fernando Palma, Corporate Commercial Director, Cemento Polpaico; Alejandro Aravena, Executive Director, ELEMENTAL; and Juan Fasani, Head of Corporate Communications at Cemento Polpaico and Holcim Awards Coordinator for Chile.
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitucion, Chile. Attendees of the handover breakfast (l-r): Victor Oddo, ELEMENTAL; Albert Tidy, Dean of Architecture, Universidad San Sebastian; and Alejandro Gutierrez, Associate Director, ARUP.
Global Holcim Awards 2012 Finalist certificate handover – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction …
Global Holcim Awards 2012 Finalist certificate handover – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitucion, Chile (l-r): Fernando Palma, Corporate Commercial Director, Cemento Polpaico; Alejandro Aravena, Executive Director, ELEMENTAL; Charles Kimber, Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Manager of Celulosa Arauco; Alejandro Gutierrez, Associate Director, ARUP; and Eugenio Marcos, Director of Tironi y Asociados.
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitucion, Chile. Alejandro Aravena: “Bringing together ideas, knowledge and coordination is the most critical factor to ensure such projects come to life – and this is precisely what the Holcim Awards competition supports.”
Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate handover – Milan, Italy
Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate handover – Milan, Italy
Members of the team from ARCò Architettura e Cooperazione at the presentation of the Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate 2012 held at the Politecnico di Milano for “Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school” (l-r): Diego Torriani, Luca Trabattoni, Alessio Battistella and Valerio Marazzi.
Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate handover – Milan, Italy
Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate handover – Milan, Italy
Country Manager of Holcim Italy, Piero Corpina (center) presents the Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate 2012 for "Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school", Al Azarije, Palestine to members of the team from ARCò Architettura e Cooperazione (l-r): Diego Torriani, Luca Trabattoni, Alessio Battistella and Valerio Marazzi.
Alessio Battistella, architect and member of the team from ARCò: “The Holcim Awards prize allowed ARCò to establish our own studio."
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate 2012 hand-over for "Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school", Al Azarije, Palestine. Piero Corpina (left), Country Manager of Holcim Italy, congratulates members of the team from ARCò (l-r): Luca Trabattoni, Alessio Battistella and Valerio Marazzi.
Emilio Pizzi, Professor and Dean of the School of Civil Engineering and Architecture of Politecnico Milano, welcomed the guests.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over for "Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school", Al Azarije, Palestine: Manuela Macchi, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Communication at Holcim Italy (center) congratulates the team from ARCò (l-r): Luca Trabattoni, Diego Torriani, Alessio Battistella and Valerio Marazzi.
"Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school", Al Azarije, Palestine: The restoration of the building brings a great positive impact on children’s perception of their everyday school-life.
"Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school", Al Azarije, Palestine: Simple low-cost materials are used to reach high performance and architectural quality.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over 2012 for "Urban agriculture and factory conversion", Bangkok, Thailand: Project owner Isavaret Tamonut (left) and architect Singh Intrachooto at the project poster exhibition at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
Global Holcim Awards finalist 2012 certificate handover – Bangkok, Thailand
Global Holcim Awards finalist 2012 certificate handover – Bangkok, Thailand
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over 2012 for "Urban agriculture and factory conversion", Bangkok, Thailand (l-r): Manassak Senachak*; Marisa Charusilawong*; Isvaret Tamonut, project client; Paul Hugentobler, Member of the Executive Committee, Holcim; Singh Intrachooto, architect and project author; and Kritpol Mekpanuwat* (* denotes member of the architectural team of Architect Kidd, Bangkok).
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over 2012 for "Urban agriculture and factory conversion", Bangkok, Thailand. (l-r): Paul Hugentobler, Holcim; Manassak Senachak*; Marisa Charusilawong*; Chantana Sukumanont, SCCC; Singh Intrachooto*; Seymour Roworth-Stokes, Chair of DRS; Isvaret Tamonut*, Kritpol Mekpanuwat*. (* members of the project team)
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over 2012 for "Urban agriculture and factory conversion", Bangkok, Thailand (l-r): Manassak Senachak*; Marisa Charusilawong*; Isvaret Tamonut, project client; Singh Intrachooto, architect and project author; and Kritpol Mekpanuwat* (* denotes member of the architectural team of Architect Kidd, Bangkok).
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate hand-over 2012 for "Urban agriculture and factory conversion", Bangkok, Thailand. Project owner Isavaret Tamonut (left) and architect Singh Intrachooto at the project poster exhibition at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.
Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate handover for "Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA (l-r): Project authors Nathan Swift and Gloria Lee, Swift Lee Office, Los Angeles with Holcim representative Paul O’Connor, Manager, Marketing Communications, Holcim (US).
Presentation of Global Holcim Awards 2012 finalist certificate for "Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA (l-r): Paul O’Connor, Holcim US; Krisztina Tokes, Director of Asset Management, LAUSD; Brianna Garcia, Charter School/Prop 39, LAUSD; Nathan Swift and Gloria Lee, Swift Lee Office (SLO); Kevin Newman, AIA, Senior Design Manager, LAUSD; Nicci Solomons, Hon. AIACC, Executive Director AIA/Los Angeles: a Chapter of the AIA.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: Plans are currently in the design development phase and will be submitted for a special Pre-Check (PC) approval to California’s Division of State Architect (DSA) sometime in 2012.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: As pioneering Italian teacher and psychologist Loris Malaguzzi advocated, we believe in the power of environment as the Third Teacher.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: We see the NZE Prototype as one opportunity to affect this change by raising the awareness and expectations of students at an early age.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: The current research for Swift Lee Office involves exploring parametric site adaptation strategies to obtain energy and cost performance feedback using Beagle.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: ‘Solar Skin’ maximizes natural light and reduces heating or cooling demand.
"Zero net energy school building", Los Angeles, USA: The NZE Prototype utilizes innovative light and ventilation chimneys to bring daylight into the interior spaces and to drive natural ventilation.
Mahanama Ralapanawa, CEO Holcim Malaysia, (left) handing over the Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 at the LIP Forum in Singapore to Ken Yeang for “Ecologically-designed retail and commercial building, Putrajaya, Malaysia”.
Global Holcim Awards finalists certificate 2012 hand-over at the Holcim LIP Forum in June 2012 in Singapore. The exhibited “Ecologically-designed retail and commercial building, Putrajaya, Malaysia” by Ken Yeang features leading-edge responses to a building design that uses integrative engineering to create a sustainable building organism.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from …
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Global Holcim Awards Finalist certificate 2012 handover for "City hall and civic center recycled from former factory" Oostkamp, Belgium (l-r): Séverine Baudoin, Holcim Belgium; Jan Compernol, Chief Administrative Officer (Town Clerk) of Oostkamp; project authors Bart Anthonissen of ELD Partnership (Belgium) and Carlos Arroyo of Arroyo Arquitectos (Spain); and Manuel Soriano, Holcim Spain.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from …
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
"City hall and civic center recycled from former factory" Oostkamp, Belgium: Carlos Arroyo of Arroyo Arquitectos, Spain (left of image, standing on prominent white line) provides a tour of the new City Hall and Civic Center and explains the thermal performance of the interior cloud-like bubble structures.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from …
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
"City hall and civic center recycled from former factory" Oostkamp, Belgium: Carlos Arroyo of Arroyo Arquitectos, Spain explains the recycling both the factory building and its technical infrastructure from storage facility for the softdrink he holds in his hand into the first co-located municipal and public welfare services building in Flanders.
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – City hall and civic center recycled from former …
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Spanish architect Carlos Arroyo has transformed a disused factory building into the new city hall and civic center of Oostkamp, Belgium.
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from …
Global Holcim Awards finalist certificate handover – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Under the existing roof of the hall, the architect has created a sky of overlapping white bubbles made of glass-reinforced gypsum (GRG).
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – City hall and civic center recycled from former …
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
The indoor landscape of luminous clouds creates a friendly environment for a vital community life.
Bernard Fontana (left) and Markus Akermann during the Global Holcim Innovation prize 2012 jury meeting in Zurich, Switzerland.
Presentation of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 in Lausanne, Swizterland (l-r): Bernard Fontana, CEO, Holcim; Enrique Norten, Principal/Founder, TEN Arquitectos & Head, Global Holcim Awards jury; Rolf Soiron, Chairman, Holcim; Javier de Benito, Area Manager Africa Middle East, Holcim; Dessi Slava, Kéré Architecture; Dieudonné Souguouri, 1st Counselor, Embassy of Burkina Faso in Switzerland; and team from Kéré Architecture including Diébédo Francis Kéré (with certificate).
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 Prize Handover – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, …
Global Holcim Awards Silver 2012 Prize Handover – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Otmar Hübscher, CEO, Holcim Brazil.
Project is embedded in the challenging situation of a high risk zone.
Building and landscape work as one, a node of social infrastructure and exchange.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project catalysts.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Paraisopolis high risk zones.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Plan.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Outdoor night performance.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Landscape.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Building systems.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Water systems and reuse.
Landscape elements.
Team picture.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
1x1m double curved free-form wax element, produced by a robotic process, and the concrete positive cast against it.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
A robotic forming method, wax formwork and free-form concrete characterize a sustainable, waste-less process: forming sand and wax re-used after each process cycle.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Digital formwork planning.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Re-usable forming sand.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Robotically formed sand mold.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Re-usable wax.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Pouring wax formwork.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Wax negative/concrete positive.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Assembly on standard support.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project authors (l-r): Fabio Gramazio, Silvan Oesterle, Axel Vansteenkiste, Matthias Kohler.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: View inside apartment.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: View from the street.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Location and site plan.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Floor plans.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Construction.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Material combination.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Façade detail.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Energy concept.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Model.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Model detail.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Team image.
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Space and people density.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Space and people density.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Panorama Flussbad - right side.
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Panorama Flussbad - left side.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Location in Berlin’s Center.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: River schemes.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Changing river use.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Details water treatment and pool.
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Main authors Tim and Jan Edler.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Climate concept
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Site plan.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project phases.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Project objectives.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Courtyard.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Plan.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Entrance perspective.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Cross section.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Buffer zone.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Team Picture.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast components fabricated in towers.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast components assembled in surface.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast process.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Waste in building processes.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: a-b-b-c logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Assembly.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Angle logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Pavilion (Towers and Surface).
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Hexagon logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Pavilion (Surface).
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Team picture.
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