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Regional Holcim Awards 2014
Latin America

Regional Holcim Awards 2014 Latin America

The winners of the Holcim Awards 2014 winners for Latin America have been announced in Medellín. 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 | 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 50,000 | Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica

Arboreal Platform
Arboreal Platform
Low-impact timber rainforest center
MAIN AUTHOR
Román Jesús Cordero Tovar - PLUG architecture, Mérida, Mexico
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Izbeth Katia Mendoza Fragoso - PLUG architecture, Mérida, Mexico Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | San Andrés Payuca, Mexico

Children’s House
Children’s House
Pedagogically-aligned school
MAIN AUTHOR
Francisco Pardo - AT103, Mexico City, Mexico; Julio Amezcua - AT103, Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Bogotá, Colombia

Breathing Envelope
Breathing Envelope
Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces
MAIN AUTHOR
Daniel Bermúdez Samper - Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto, Bogota, Colombia; Juan Herreros - Estudio Herreros, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Matacos, Argentina

Harvesting Agriculture
Harvesting Agriculture
Community center for water harvesting and agriculture
MAIN AUTHOR
Joaquin Trillo - Red Comunidades Rurales, Tilcara, Argentina; Damian Ariel Fernandez - Red Comunidades Rurales, Tilcara, Argentina
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Vicky Gonzalez - Manos de Hermanos, Formosa, Argentina Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Jacmel, Haiti

Indoor – Outdoor
Indoor – Outdoor
Site-responsive school
MAIN AUTHOR
Maciej Siuda - Maciej Siuda architect, Warsaw, Poland; Łukasz Piasta - Freelancer, Wroclaw, Poland; Marta Niedbalec - Freelancer, Wroclaw, Poland; Katarzyna Dąbkowska - Freelancer, Wroclaw, Poland; Kamil Rusinek - Freelancer, Warsaw, Poland; Jerzy Mazurkiewicz - Freelancer, Wroclaw, Poland Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Acatitlán, Mexico

Rural Campus
Rural Campus
University campus for community regeneration
MAIN AUTHOR
Oscar Hagerman - Universidad del Medio Ambiente, Mexico City, Mexico
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Arturo Farías - Universidad del Medio Ambiente, Mexico City, Mexico; Juan Carlos Cano - Cano Vera Arquitectura, Mexico City, Mexico; Paloma Vera - Cano Vera Arquitectura, Mexico City, Mexico; Federico Llamas - Universidad del Medio Ambiente, Valle de Bravo, Mexico; Miguel Campero - Centro Viva, Valle de Bravo, Mexico; Francisco Bonilla - Universidad del Medio Ambiente, Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,500 | Quito, Ecuador

Under Construction
Under Construction
Restoring an urban historical center
MAIN AUTHOR
David Barragán - Al Borde Arquitectos, Quito, Ecuador; Pascual Gangotena - Al Borde Arquitectos, Quito, Ecuador; Esteban Benavides - Al Borde Arquitectos, Quito, Ecuador Read more »

"NEXT GENERATION" PRIZES

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Manaus, Brazil

Fruit Salad
Fruit Salad
Riverside urban infrastructure redeployment
MAIN AUTHOR
Christian Barrera - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Alejandro Gerardo Alaniz - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Ivan Gabriel Baez - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Patricio Francisco Cuello - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 15,000 | Zoh Laguna, Campeche, Mexico

Laguna Chapel
Laguna Chapel
Recycled timber church and community center
MAIN AUTHOR
Andres Solíz - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Lazbent Pavel Escobedo Amaral - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 10,000 | Córdoba, Argentina

Den-City
Den-City
Urban regeneration through densification
MAIN AUTHOR
Lucía Zunino - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Maya Karenina Wilberger - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 7,500 | San José, Costa Rica

Plaza Mediateca
Plaza Mediateca
Library and media center
MAIN AUTHOR
Fabricio Andrés Mora Cruz - Universidad Latina (Heredia), San Jose, Costa Rica; María Emilia Sánchez Cerdas - Universidad Latina (Heredia), San Jose, Costa Rica; Adrián Guillermo Castro Rivera - Universidad Hispanoamericana, San José, Costa Rica Read more »
 
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