LafargeHolcim Foundation International Awards for Sustainable Construction
1st Competition
Regional Holcim Awards 2005
Latin America

Winning projects 2005 in Latin America

USD 220,000 in prize money was awarded to the best entries in the Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects from Latin America.

The top prizes went to projects from Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela in a competition that aims to promote sustainable approaches to the built environment. 

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Green roofs for Buenos Aires
Green roofs for Buenos Aires
MAIN AUTHOR
Hugo Gilardi - Gilardi y Asociados Arquitectos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Juan Rautenstrauch - Sociedad Bracht SA, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Raul Halac - University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina; Andrea Libovich Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Minimum-energy-school
Minimum-energy-school
MAIN AUTHOR
Michael Laar - Intelarc, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Celio Diniz - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Eduardo Canellas - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Eduardo Dezouzart - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Tiago Gualda - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000 | Caracas, Venezuela

San Rafael-Unido, Urban Integration Project
San Rafael-Unido, Urban Integration Project
MAIN AUTHOR
Silvia Soonets - Proyectos Arqui5, Caracas, Venezuela; Isabel Pocaterra - Proyectos Arqui5, Caracas, Venezuela
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Maria Pocaterra - Proyectos Arqui5, Caracas, Venezuela; Victor Gastier - Proyectos Arqui5, Caracas, Venezuela Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 10,000 | Caracas, Venezuela

Plaza del Sol - Public market and transfer terminal
Plaza del Sol - Public market and transfer terminal
MAIN AUTHOR
Giorgio Jorge Rigamonti - Rigamonti & Asociados Consultores CA, Caracas, Venezuela
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Elena Margarita Correa de Rigamonti - Rigamonti & Asociados Consultores CA, Caracas, Venezuela Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 10,000 | São Paulo, Brazil

Seed building of sustainable construction
Seed building of sustainable construction
MAIN AUTHOR
Renato Mauro - REM Construtora LTDA, Sao Paulo, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Samy Menasce - Sao Paulo, Brazil; Eduardo Moreno - Sao Paulo, Brazil; Ubiraci Souza - Sao Paulo, Brazil; Gil Carvalho - Sao Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 10,000 | São Paulo, Brazil

Sustainable renovation of the Goethe Institute
Sustainable renovation of the Goethe Institute
MAIN AUTHOR
Cesar Batista Silva - Sao Paulo, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Martin Haussmann - Sao Paulo, Brazil; Jörg Spangenberg - São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

ENCOURAGEMENT PRIZES

Encouragement prize | USD 3,750 | Medellín, Colombia

From temporary shelters to permanent housing
From temporary shelters to permanent housing
MAIN AUTHOR
Alejandro Restrepo Montoya - Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB), Medellin, Colombia
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Julián Gutiérrez Duque - Medellin, Colombia; Gustavo Restrepo Lalinde - Medellin, Colombia; Jorge Escobar Ocampo - Medellin, Colombia; Javier Castañeda Acero - Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB), Medellin, Colombia Read more »

Encouragement prize | USD 3,750 | Medellín, Colombia

Library - According to sustainable guidelines
Library - According to sustainable guidelines
MAIN AUTHOR
Daniel Londoño - Sydney, Australia Read more »

Encouragement prize | USD 3,750 | Mendoza, Argentina

Organismo
Organismo
MAIN AUTHOR
Tom Hughes - YMGH arquitectos, Mendoza, Argentina
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Maria Eugenia Mora - YMGH arquitectos, Mendoza, Argentina; Diego Nahman - Fiorentini - Nahman arquitectos, Mendoza, Argentina Read more »

Encouragement prize | USD 3,750 | São Luís, Brazil

Sanitation facilities in semi-arid regions of Brazil
Sanitation facilities in semi-arid regions of Brazil
MAIN AUTHOR
Luciana Alt - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Vitor Marcos Aguiar de Moura - Belo Horizonte, Brazil Read more »
 
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