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Global Holcim Awards 2015

Global Holcim Awards Winners 2015

The Global Holcim Awards 2015 winners are projects that focus on turning a decommissioned water reservoir into a park in Medellín, Colombia; rebuilding social fabric through a community library in Ambepussa following Sri Lanka’s civil war; and creating public zones and flood-protection for the island of Manhattan, New York, USA.

These exemplary sustainable construction projects were selected from 15 finalist submissions by a jury of independent experts led by Mohsen Mostafavi. The finalists were the regional Awards 2014 winning projects that had been selected from more than 6,000 entries for projects to be built in 152 countries.

Winners

Gold | USD 200,000 | Medellín, Colombia

Articulated Site
Articulated Site
Water reservoirs as public park
MAIN AUTHOR
Mario Fernando Camargo Gómez - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia; Luis Orlando Tombé Hurtado - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia Read more »

Silver | USD 100,000 | Ambepussa, Sri Lanka

Post-War Collective
Post-War Collective
Community library and social recuperation
MAIN AUTHOR
Milinda Pathiraja - Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Ganga Ratnayake - Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka Read more »

Bronze | USD 50,000 | New York, NY, USA

The Dryline
The Dryline
Urban flood protection infrastructure
MAIN AUTHOR
Kai-Uwe Bergmann - BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, USA; Bjarke Ingels - BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, USA; Matthijs Bouw - One Architecture, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Thomas Christoffersen - BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, USA; Daniel Kidd - BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, USA; Jeremy Siegel - BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, USA; Laura Starr - Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, New York, USA; Stephen Whitehouse - Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, New York, USA; Andrea Parker - Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, New York, USA; Melon Wedick - Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, New York, USA; James Lima - James Lima Planning + Development, New York, USA; Steven Baumgartner - Buro Happold Engineering, New York, USA; Byron Stigge - Level Agency for Infrastructure, New York, USA; Ivo de Jeu - One Architecture, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Christina Kaunzinger - Green Shield Ecology, Bridgewater, USA; Edgar J. Westerhof - ARCADIS, USA; Daniel Payne - AEA Consulting, Beacon, USA; Prem Krishnamurthy - Project Projects, New York, New York, USA Read more »
 
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