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Regional Holcim Awards 2014
Africa Middle East

Regional Holcim Awards 2014 Africa Middle East

The winners of the Holcim Awards 2014 winners for Africa Middle East have been announced in Beirut. The twelve winning projects share in more than USD 300,000 prize money, and illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve – developing more sophisticated and multi-disciplinary responses to the challenges facing the building and construction industry.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Ankara, Turkey

Eco-Techno Park
Eco-Techno Park
Green building showcase and enterprise hub
MAIN AUTHOR
Onat Öktem - ONZ Architects, Ankara, Turkey; Zeynep Öktem - ONZ Architects, Ankara, Turkey Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Beirut, Lebanon

Evergreen City
Evergreen City
Urban pine forest rehabilitation
MAIN AUTHOR
Raëd Abillama - Raëd Abillama Architects, Lebanon
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Sawsan Bou Fakhreddine - Associaton for Forests Development & Conservation, Lebanon; Youssef Abillama - Maintenance Management Group, Antelias, Lebanon Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Incremental Construction
Incremental Construction
Low-cost modular housing scheme
MAIN AUTHOR
Dirk Donath - Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Brook Teklehaimanot - EiABC-Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Asgedom Haile - EiABC-Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Helawie Sewnet - EiABC-Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Sarah Yusuf - EiABC-Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Peter Dissel - Afro-European Engineers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Jakob Mettler - Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Beit Iksa, Palestine

Adaptive Re-Use
Adaptive Re-Use
Women’s center and playground
MAIN AUTHOR
Shatha Safi - Riwaq – center for architectural conservation, Ramallah, Palestine; Yara Sharif - NG Architects and Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London, United Kingdom
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Aye Al Tahhan - Riwaq – center for architectural conservation, Ramallah, Palestine; Khaldun Bshara - Riwaq – center for architectural conservation, Ramallah, Palestine; Tareq Dar Naser - Riwaq – center for architectural conservation, Ramallah, Palestine; Yousef Dar Taha - Riwaq – center for architectural conservation, Ramallah, Palestine; Miriam Ozanne - Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London; Murray Fraser - Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London; Nasser Golzari - NG Architects and Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London, United Kingdom Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Chicoco Radio
Chicoco Radio
Community building designed for urban flooding
MAIN AUTHOR
Kunlé Adeyemi - NLÉ Works, Lagos, Nigeria
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Marco Cestarolli - NLÉ Works, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Berend Strijland - NLÉ Works, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Olina Terzi - NLÉ Works, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Farooq Adenugba - NLÉ Works, Lagos, Nigeria; Martin Oreoluwa - NLÉ Works, Lagos, Nigeria; Albert Taylor - AKT II Engineers, London; David Watson - AKT II Engineers, London; Larin Williams - Pinconsult Engineers, Lagos, Nigeria; Michael Uwemedimo - CMAP, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Priyanka Bista - CMAP, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Fubara Tokuibiye - Okrika Waterfront Community, Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Marcus George - Okrika Waterfront Community, Port Harcourt, Nigeria Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Kigali, Rwanda

Co-op Capacity Building
Co-op Capacity Building
Community farming and market hub
MAIN AUTHOR
Pamela Larocca - Urban Future organization / kaudesign studio, Milan, Italy
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Costanza La Mantia - Bantu Studio, Johannesburg, South Africa Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Weaving Publicness
Weaving Publicness
Socially-integrated office building with sustainable façade
MAIN AUTHOR
Ken De Cooman - BC architects, Brussels, Belgium; Wes Degreef - BC architects, Brussels, Belgium; Adeyabeba Tadesse Hailemariam - ABBA architects, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Bassikounou, Mauritania

White Canvas
White Canvas
Health center and school in refugee camp
MAIN AUTHOR
Attila Szabadics - ArchSus Group, Pécs, Hungary
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Mónica Rácz - ArchSus Group, Pécs, Hungary Read more »

"NEXT GENERATION" PRIZES

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Fika Patso Dam, South Africa

Bio-Mimicry
Bio-Mimicry
Water research center
MAIN AUTHOR
Jurie Swart - South Africa Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 15,000 | Agadir, Morocco

Destroyed City Told
Destroyed City Told
Earthquake memorial and archaeological museum
MAIN AUTHOR
Chamss Oulkadi - BOM architecture, Paris, France
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Laurent Sanz - France; Mohamed Belhouari - Morocco Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 10,000 | Pretoria, South Africa

Machinarium
Machinarium
Regenerative urban catalyst and textile production
MAIN AUTHOR
Heidi van Eeden - University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 7,500 | Beirut, Lebanon

Waste to Energy
Waste to Energy
Urban energy recovery and development concept
MAIN AUTHOR
Marylynn Antaki - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon; Christina Attiyeh - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon; Mira Boumatar - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon; Romy El Sayah - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon; Yara Rahme - American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon Read more »
 
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