LafargeHolcim Foundation International Awards for Sustainable Construction
Global Holcim Awards 2015

Global Holcim Awards 2015

Global Holcim Awards jury meeting, March 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland: Members of the Global Holcim Awards Jury 2015 (l-r): Rolf Soiron, Mohsen Mostafavi, Yolanda Kakabadse, Matthias Schuler, Maria Atkinson, Meisa Batayneh Maani, Alejandro Aravena, Marc Angélil.
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2015: discussing strengths and weaknesses of each finalist.
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2015: Jury head Mohsen Mostafavi leads the group discussion.
Global Holcim Awards jury meeting 2015: they jury members familiarize themselves with the 15 global finalist projects.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Presentation of the Global Gold Award 2015 (l-r): Juan Calle, General Manager of Grupo EPM; Jaime Hill, CEO of Holcim Colombia; Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín; prize winner Mario Camargo, architect from Colectivo720; and Pascal Casanova, LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member responsible for Latin America.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“The project improves the quality of life through urban design and brings together infrastructure and public space. It provides amenities for underserved communities and is a powerful synthesis of responses to complex problems” – Alejandro Aravena (internationally renowned architect from Chile), member of the Board of the Foundation and member of the Global Awards jury.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Juan Calle, General Manager of Grupo EPM, explained that the Global Award winning project UVA Orfelinato was part of a range of community initiatives highlighting the value of water as an important resource of urban life.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“This project ‘UVA Orfelinato’ fits perfectly in the line-up of previous global winners. Its main objective is to enhance the quality of life of the community; it is all about giving people space to use and fill with life” – Bruno Stagno (renowned architect on tropical architecture from Costa Rica), member of all regional Holcim Awards juries for region Latin America.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“Our project helps to give Medellín back to its citizens. Until now, the site was off limits; but soon everybody will be able to use the park” – Mario Camargo, Global Gold Awards 2015 winning architect from Colectivo720.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“The Awards is an international competition that recognizes innovative projects and future-oriented concepts on regional and global levels” – Bruno Stagno (renowned architect on tropical architecture from Costa Rica), member of all regional Holcim Awards juries for region Latin America.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“It is an honor for Medellín to receive an international prize for sustainability as well as a confirmation that our commitment can serve as a model of best practice for many other cities around the world” – Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
“LafargeHolcim wants to use our position as the world leader in the building materials industry to support sustainable construction, build awareness, and to advocate solutions that incorporate architectural excellence and enhanced quality of life” – Pascal Casanova, LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member responsible for Latin America.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Mayor of Medellín, Aníbal Gaviria, explained that Medellín has a strong commitment to sustainable development and innovation.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Host Carolina Gómez (Colombia) interviews internationally renowned architect Alejandro Aravena (Chile). Alejandro Aravena is a member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, was a member of the Global Awards jury, and has been appointed as Director of the Architecture Section, with the responsibility for curating the 15th International Architecture Exhibition to be held from May 28th to November 27th 2016.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member responsible for Latin America Pascal Casanova noted that the Awards were an integral part of the company’s commitment to sustainable development.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Presentation of the Global Gold Award 2015 to the winning team from architectural firm Colectivo720.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Presentation of the Global Gold Award 2015 (l-r): Jaime Hill, CEO of Holcim Colombia; prize winner Mario Camargo, architect from Colectivo720; and Pascal Casanova, LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member responsible for Latin America.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
The Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold is the most significant international prize for sustainable design, and includes prize-money of USD 200,000.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Presentation of the Global Silver Award 2015: celebration of prize winners Ganga Ratnayake and Milinda Pathiraja (center) of Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo and team members.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Presentation of the Global Silver Award 2015 (l-r): Ian Thackwray, LafargeHolcim Executive Committee member responsible for Asia Pacific; Philippe Richart, CEO Holcim Lanka; prize winners Ganga Ratnayake and Milinda Pathiraja of Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo; and Maria Atkinson, Member of the Global jury and the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
“Architects have a responsibility not only for the profession and the client, but also to society – it’s our goal to bring these dimensions together in our work.” – Milinda Pathiraja of Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Maria Atkinson, Member of the Global jury and the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation commended the project for creating a skilled and motivated workforce through an educational program and the thoughtful deployment of specific construction techniques.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
“The project brings skill development for soldiers so they have socio-economic expertise after they leave the army” – Major General Boniface Perera, Colonel of the Sinha Regiment.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Presentation of the Global Silver Award 2015 including prize winners Ganga Ratnayake (holding trophy) and Milinda Pathiraja (holding certificate) of Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo and team members, representatives of the Sri Lankan Army, LafargeHolcim, and the Global Awards jury.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Certificates of accomplishment were presented to the workforce engaged in building the library complex. Major Iresh Mahendra (left) and Staff Sergeant Ranjith Prematilake received certificates on behalf of the entire workforce.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
“This truly exemplary project was selected out of more than 6000 submissions from all continents, and we are proud that Sri Lanka is recipient of one of the top three global prizes” Philippe Richart, CEO of Holcim Lanka.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
More than 200 guests from 16 countries attended the Global Silver Awards prize ceremony, which was held in the building that had won the prize. The Awards ceremony was the first in the twelve-year history of the competition to be held on the site of the winning project and took place in the main reading hall of the library.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
“We want to use our position as the world leader in the building materials industry to support sustainable construction, build awareness, and to advocate solutions that incorporate architectural excellence and enhanced quality of life.” – Ian Thackwray, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Asia Pacific.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
More than 200 guests from 16 countries attended the Global Silver Awards prize ceremony, which was held in the building that had won the prize.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Representative of the Global Holcim Awards jury, Meisa Batayneh Maani is Founder and Principal Architect at Maisam Architects & Engineers, based in Amman, Jordan.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
A reception dinner was held following the ceremony adjacent to the Officers’ mess.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Celebration by the Global Bronze prize winning team of the LafargeHolcim Awards: a consortium led by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) and One Architecture (Amsterdam). The Dryline project is a bold proposition to tackle future challenges by means of a construction that offers a multiple value to society – turning a problem into an opportunity.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Trudeau (left), Canadian presenter and journalist interviews Marc Angélil about the adjudication process and the general quality of the finalist projects. The architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) was also a member of all five regional Holcim Awards juries in 2014 and of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Global Award winner Bjarke Ingels from BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) – “This project is about resiliency – it is about clever social solutions for generations to come.”
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
The Awards hand-over event took place at the Capitale, a heritage building originally built as the head office of the Bowery Savings Bank in 1895.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Alain Bourguignon, Executive Committee member of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America explained the strong link between LafargeHolcim and sustainable development –“LafargeHolcim wants to remain the most CO2 efficient international cement producer and leverage our position to support sustainable construction beyond our production plants and distribution chains.”
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Congratulating winners (l-r): Matthjis Bouw from One Architecture (Amsterdam) and Bjarke Ingels from BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) with Yolanda Kakabadse, President of WWF International and member of the Global Awards Jury 2015.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Global Bronze 2015 winners (l-r): Matthjis Bouw from One Architecture (Amsterdam) and Bjarke Ingels from BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) emphasized the collaborative team approach in establishing the project which included a close involvement of the communities to ensure benefits to local neighborhoods are maximized.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
The Awards hand-over event took place at the Capitale, a heritage building originally built as the head office of the Bowery Savings Bank in 1895.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
The Awards hand-over event took place at the Capitale, a heritage building originally built as the head office of the Bowery Savings Bank in 1895.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Master of Ceremonies (left), Dennis Trudeau (Canada), presenter and journalist interviews Yolanda Kakabadse (Ecuador), President of WWF International and member of the Global Awards Jury 2015, who praised the project’s sensitive blend of hard flood protection infrastructure and solutions for community needs that foster local commercial, recreational, and cultural activities.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Presentation to the winning team from The Dryline (l-r): Daniel Zarrilli, Director at the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency; Stephen Whitehouse, Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners; Bjarke Ingels and Jeremy Siegel, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Trudeau, Canadian presenter and journalist.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Winners of the Global Bronze prize of the LafargeHolcim Awards: a consortium led by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen/New York) and One Architecture (Amsterdam) together with representatives of LafargeHolcim, and the Global Awards jury. The Dryline project addresses New York City’s vulnerability to coastal flooding with a protective ribbon in Southern Manhattan.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Daniel Zarrilli, Director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency, highlighted the importance of the project in building social and infrastructural resilience – “This city has seen the devastation caused by Sandy. We are firmly committed to addressing these threats, strengthening our neighborhoods, and building a more tenacious New York”.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Presentation to the winning team from The Dryline (l-r): Daniel Zarrilli, Director at the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency; Bjarke Ingels, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group; Yolanda Kakabadse, President of WWF International and member of the Global Awards Jury 2015; and Jeremy Siegel, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
“Momentum Drums” performance during reception dinner.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
“Momentum Drums” performance during reception dinner.
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, …
Global Bronze Awards 2015 prize ceremony – The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York City, USA
Reception team with event gift bags that included publications from the LafargeHolcim Foundation: “Fourth Holcim Awards: Sustainable Construction 2014/2015” and “Benny Farm and Rosemont: Community-inspired housing in Canada”.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in Paris, France – Public Condenser: Low-cost …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in Paris, France – Public Condenser: Low-cost flexible university building, Paris, France
Gilles Delalex (left) representing the Global Awards finalist team from Muoto architects receives the finalist certificate from Dominik Baumann, Head of Communications, LafargeHolcim Foundation.
Project update November 2015 – Public Condenser: Low-cost flexible university building, Paris, …
Project update November 2015 – Public Condenser: Low-cost flexible university building, Paris, France
The specific detailing of the project is conceived around a minimum range of materials, mostly derived from industrial construction techniques. Construction started on the Lieu de vie building in October 2014, with completion planned for March 2016.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Children’s Ziggurat: …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Children’s Ziggurat: Locally-adapted orphanage and library, Kathmandu, Nepal
Global Awards finalist certificate handover (l-r): Hilary Sample of MOS Architects, New York, USA with Marc Angélil, Architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global Finalist Certificate Handover: Protective Wing: Bird sanctuary – at Silver Awards …
Global Finalist Certificate Handover: Protective Wing: Bird sanctuary – at Silver Awards Ceremony, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Presenting the Global Finalist Certificate (l-r): Meisa Batayneh, Member of the Global Holcim Awards Jury 2015; project main authors Singh Intrachooto, Kasetsart University, Thailand and Jariyawadee Lekawatana, Architectkidd, Thailand; and Bi Yong Chungunco (LafargeHolcim Area Manager South East Asia, West).
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Hy-Fi: Zero carbon …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Hy-Fi: Zero carbon emissions compostable structure, New York, NY, USA
Global Awards finalist certificate handover (l-r): John Locke of The Living architecture lab, New York, USA with Marc Angélil, Architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Poreform: Water …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Poreform: Water absorptive surface and subterranean basin, Las Vegas, USA
Global Awards finalist certificate handover (l-r): Caitlin Gucker-Kanter Taylor of Water Pore Partnership, New York, USA with Marc Angélil, Architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Poreform: Water …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Poreform: Water absorptive surface and subterranean basin, Las Vegas, USA
Global Awards finalist certificate handover (l-r): Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Trudeau, Canadian presenter and journalist with Awards finalist Caitlin Gucker-Kanter Taylor of Water Pore Partnership, New York, USA and Marc Angélil, Architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Presentation of the Global Gold Award 2015 (l-r): Juan Calle, General Manager of Grupo EPM; Horacio Valencia, Chief architect of Grupo EPM; prize winner Mario Camargo, architect from Colectivo720; and Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
With Empresas Publicas de Medellín (EPM) as the client of the project, the EPM Cube at the iconic EPM Intelligent Building complex was a fitting venue for the Awards ceremony.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
A happy winner with the Global Holcim Awards Gold for 2015: Mario Camargo of Colectivo720.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
During a visit of the construction site of the gold-winning “Articulated Site”, guests already obtained a first impression of how this project will change the community. A decommissioned water reservoir is turned into civic space and an outdoor auditorium will become a venue for a range of activities.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
Instead of demolishing the obsolete bulk water tanks, Colectivo720 led by the architects Mario Camargo and Luis Tombé improve the urban fabric by converting the reservoirs into an open public park and venue for cultural and sporting activities. The construction technology is based on the use of available local materials and resources within a rationalized construction method, allowing active local knowledge with easy labor training programs, and promoting community participation in low-risk construction activities.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at the gold-winning UVA Orphelinato
“Our project helps to give Medellín back to its citizens. Until now, the site was off limits; but soon everybody will be able to use the park”, gold award winner Mario Camargo said.
Global prize handover – Visiting tour at UVA La Alegria, Medellín, Colombia
Global prize handover – Visiting tour at UVA La Alegria, Medellín, Colombia
After the awards ceremony, guests had the chance to visit the UVA La Alegria which was recently inaugurated. The UVA La Alegria is part of the network of projects including the Global Gold winning “Articulated Site” (UVA Orfelinato) that highlight the value of water as an important resource of urban life.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at UVA La Alegria, Medellín, Colombia
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour at UVA La Alegria, Medellín, Colombia
After the awards ceremony, guests had the chance to visit the UVA La Alegria which was recently inaugurated. The UVA La Alegria is part of the network of projects including the Global Gold winning “Articulated Site” (UVA Orfelinato) that highlight the value of water as an important resource of urban life.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour to Parque Arví, Medellín, Colombia
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Visiting tour to Parque Arví, Medellín, Colombia
Guests arrive at the Metrocable station to ride to Parque Arví.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Dinner
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover – Dinner
Dinner took place at the Museo de Castillo in Medellín.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover
The Global Gold Awards ceremony took place at the same time of Medellín's famous Festival of the Flowers (Feria de las Flores). What a way to welcome a new project to the city which will further enhance the quality of life of its population.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Media briefing with the winner of the Global Gold Award 2015, Mario Camargo. Speakers also include Aníbal Gaviria, Mayor of Medellín; Juan Calle, General Manager of Grupo EPM; Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America; Horacio Valencia, Chief architect of Grupo EPM; and Jaime Hill, CEO of Holcim Colombia.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Mayor of Medellín, Aníbal Gaviria explains to the national media how important it is for the city to receive this recognition and to be viewed as a model of best practice.
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Global Gold Awards 2015 prize handover - Media Briefing
Mayor of Medellín, Aníbal Gaviria, explained that Medellín has a strong commitment to sustainable development and innovation. “It is an honor for Medellín to receive an international prize for sustainability as well as a confirmation that our commitment can serve as a model of best practice for many other cities around the world”.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Member of the Global jury and the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, Maria Atkinson (l) presented a Global Awards Silver 2015 certificate to Major General Boniface Perera, Colonel of the Sinha Regiment.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
“This is the first time we have the honor of presenting an Awards trophy within the building that is to receive the prize.” – Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Members of the workforce engaged in building the library complex attended the prize handover event. The soldiers were coached in building techniques using rammed-earth walls and recycled materials that harnessed their expertise in logistics and modular construction.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Traditional drummers welcomed guests to the Global Awards Silver ceremony.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social …
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize ceremony – Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Guests travelled the sixty-kilometer journey from Colombo to Ambepussa on the Viceroy, which first operated on the route in 1864.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
When completed, the Lotus Tower will be the tallest building in South Asia with a height of 350 metres.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
The lotus-shaped tower will be used for communication, observation and include additional leisure facilities.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
The tower will be 350 m tall and will be spread over 30,600 square meters of floor area.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
View from the top of the Lotus Tower over central Colombo.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie & Lotus Tower Colombo
The tower will be 350 m tall and will be spread over 30,600 square meters of floor area.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
MAS Intimates Thurulie is a visionary departure from a standard factory. It claims to be the world’s first clothing factory powered solely by carbon-neutral sources. Wide covered walkways conduct breezes for passive cooling and provide a beautiful outlook on tropical gardens.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Energy consumption at MAS Intimates Thurulie is 25% lower than comparable factories, and consumption of potable water about half the norm. The visit included an inspection of the green roof that covers 1,757 square meters of the building. They are installed on concrete decks over short-span spaces in the administrative wing. Covered with turf and plants, the high thermal mass of this roof absorbs heat without transmitting it into the building.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
With a worker-centered design, industrial processes follow the high-productivity MAS lean-manufacturing standard. The production floor is separated into five halls on two floors. This makes climate control more efficient and it allows housing complete value chains within each hall.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
In the interest of worker well-being, the design team paid special attention to the work areas, particularly regarding an attractive environment, pleas- ant outdoor views, thermal comfort, fresh air, and illumination, including natural lighting and task lighting. Large windows are a key part of the design, bringing the green outdoors into all working spaces.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
With a worker-centered design, industrial processes follow the high-productivity MAS lean-manufacturing standard. The production floor is separated into five halls on two floors. This makes climate control more efficient and it allows housing complete value chains within each hall.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
The architectural design responds to the tropical climate with a full array of passive cooling measures and a clever cooling system to economically achieve a comfortable indoor environment.
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
Global Silver Awards 2015 prize event – Site visits: MAS Intimates Thurulie
To reduce embodied energy in the building, the main exterior walls are made of compressed stabilized earth blocks manufactured close to the building site.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Children’s Ziggurat: …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Children’s Ziggurat: Locally-adapted orphanage and library, Kathmandu, Nepal
Hilary Sample also presented the “Children’s Ziggurat” project to the Awards Lab where 53 “Next Generation” winners of the Awards competition in 2014 gathered to exchange ideas about the future of sustainable construction prior to the Global Awards Bronze hand-over and dinner.
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Hy-Fi: Zero carbon …
Global Awards 2015 finalist certificate handover in New York City USA – Hy-Fi: Zero carbon emissions compostable structure, New York, NY, USA
Global Awards finalist certificate handover (l-r): Master of Ceremonies, Dennis Trudeau, Canadian presenter and journalist with Awards finalist John Locke representing the team from The Living architecture lab, New York, USA and Marc Angélil, Architect and Professor of Architecture & Design, Department of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and member of the Global Holcim Awards jury in 2015.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
The reading room: A series of formal and informal platforms for reading are organized in and around the library.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
The common lobby with its panoramic window.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Specific steel welding joints have been strategically incorporated in the building. These joints provide the technical platforms to incrementally transfer welding and cutting skills to the workforce.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
From tools of war to tools of building.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Social Capital: The army's human resource is assimilated for social building through carefully planned on-site training initiatives. This reduces immediate labor costs and produces a skilled workforce.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
This library project, built by soldiers with the assistance from the community, builds workforce capacity, disseminates knowledge and focuses on sustainable building.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Site location of the library: Extending the adjacent building scale, form and environmental meanings.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
Global finalist entry 2015 - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation
The building’s linear footprint allows optimized natural ventilation and brings sunlight to all internal rooms.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
3D view of the proposed library: The single-story building mass spans nonchalantly across the landscape, touching the earth as lightly as possible. The building informally wraps around an internal courtyard that is also an extension of the external landscape. The placement of the building on site retains all existing trees, while its linear footprint allows optimized natural ventilation and brings in sunlight to all internal rooms; rammed earth walls provide thermal mass.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
The slip-form, rammed earth wall construction process is projected as an opportunity to transfer technology to locals and former soldiers. The subsequent training tasks are planned at an early design stage called “fabrication and training design”. Here, various components of the system and moldwork are delineated, the fabrication/training tolerances are defined, the production site (training ground), minimum module and sample labor gang (for training) are established, and fabrication steps are laid out.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Plan of the ground floor layout: Towards a serene flow of space across landscape.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Building sections and elevations: Rhythm in formal organization, meaning in environmental response.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Typical detail sections: Flexible, adaptable and robust building solutions.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Building system organization: A systematically sustainable approach.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Views across inside/outside: Building as a journey.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Fabrication and training design: Steel roof truss.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Labor up-skilling matrix: Steel welding and cutting skills.
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, …
Project Entry 2014 Asia Pacific - Post-War Collective: Community library and social recuperation, Ambepussa, Sri Lanka
Ganga Ratnayake, Milinda Pathiraja and the project team of Post-War Collective.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Providing a universally accessible urban design that stimulates new dynamics and neighborhood activities.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Recommended ergonomics, and section.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Materials in use and material saving through recycling, and proposed urban furniture; including bicycle parking, urban benches, a playground and a recycling area.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
3D model of the site and the proposed intervention.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Understanding the topography and the existing elements of the site to create landscape space and also using local vegetation to improve the environmental quality by creating birding and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Reuse of the existing water reservoir as public space for encounters.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Aerial view: Integration of the public park into the existing landscape.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The programming of the new park comprises multipurpose classrooms, an auditorium, recreational spaces and also technical rooms (storage, waste management etc.).
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Clockwise from top-left: Artificial lighting supply; waste handling and recycling; cooling with winds; and water handling.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop view and design process: Level, reuse, articulate, integrate and illuminate. The project established continuity using public space as the articulating piece and transitional axis between the city and the architectural object. The topography and the pre-existing elements are understood and transformed into landscape space that contains the program. Furthermore, local vegetation is used to improve environmental quality by creating bird-watching and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop plan: Building merging with public space.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Water, light and the city landscape accentuate identity with place, and enhance an urban landmark.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The project provides public space for leisure and vitality.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Outdoor auditorium: The architectural form adapts to the pre-existing elements to ensure minimal impact, and results in an affordable and sustainable building. The sustainable environmental design strategies tend to maximize passive solar design, natural lighting and ventilation, and food waste control, among others. Additionally, the corporate premises ensure operation of the water distribution network, as well as consideration of future projects that the promoter plans on site.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Public space and architecture articulated by an element that unifies positive and negative space.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Ground floor plan: Potable water storage tanks transformed.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Flexible spaces and universal accessible urban design stimulate community activities.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Water courtyard: Water as the key element that recovers the memory of place and corporate image.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Building materials and recycling: Used for urban furniture and building construction.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Colectivo720 Team.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
The undulating berm in East River Park will rise 15 feet to provide flood protection and connect coast and community. It will support diverse new plantings, provide enhanced prospects on the park, and create social spaces. Existing sports fields will be maintained. Wide landscaped bridges will connect the East River Park to the community.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Reprogramming: Dark spaces below highways are turned into urban community areas.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Lower east side north: section and bird's eye view.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Two flip-down bridges in Chinatown: in the event of flooding, the flip-down gates can be shut down and the space behind them stays protected and dry.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Reverse Aquarium and Harbor Middle School.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
The Dryline was developed by a team of specialists working hand in hand with the end-users through a collective approach including stakeholders and users throughout the design process. Partnered with LESReady! (a coalition of more than 25 community groups coordinating planning efforts for the Lower East Side neighborhood in Manhattan), a series of public outreach work sessions with community end-users were conducted. Residents were invited to build their own resilient waterfront through drawings and interactive models with an array of options for creating a collective vision for their waterfront.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Considering The Dryline is an urban intervention in predominantly a public park setting, it is inherently a low-energy and low-carbon project. One primary component of the design is the flood protection system for which it was attempted to utilize a passive earthen levy approach.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Inspired by the hull of a ship, Manhattan's coastline is divided into different flood compartments - if one compartment is breached, the whole ship won't sink.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
The three components the make up BIG U: BIG Bench, Battery, and Berm.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
BIG Bench flood protection is designed as if it were street furniture: attractive, fun, practical.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Flip-down flood gates double as an art installation or enclosure for a winter market.
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
Global finalist entry 2015 - The Dryline: Urban flood protection infrastructure
The Berm increases much-needed park space and connectivity; the highways now hinder pedestrian access.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
The meandering protective BIG Bench creates unique spaces for socializing.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
How can the mandate of large-scale protective infrastructure with meaningful community engagement be obtained? How can the requirements of a “Robert Moses” hard infrastructure combined with the local community-driven sensitivity of Jane Jacobs be manifest? BIG U contains a protective ribbon: 21 km (13 mi) of flood protection tailored to each neighborhood and the community it serves.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
View of BIG U from The Battery in the financial district. Berms are strategically located to protect the infrastructure below and create a protective upland landscape. The plan envisions a new maritime/environmental education facility. Flood protection in this zone protects USD 1.9 billion in potential damages (NPV), including infrastructure beneath. The system has a benefit-cost ratio greater than 5.0.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
Abandoned underpass becomes public space, activated by a continuous band of flood defense/amenities.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
Dark parking lots beneath highways become an urban marketplace.
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
New urban civic amenities add public space and do not fear the elements; they embrace them!
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New …
Project entry 2014 North America – Rebuild by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure, New York, NY, USA
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