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Regional Holcim Awards 2014
North America

Winning projects 2014 in North America

The winners of the Holcim Awards 2014 winners for North America have been announced in Toronto. The thirteen 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 | Las Vegas, NV, USA

Poreform
Poreform
Water absorptive surface and subterranean basin
MAIN AUTHOR
Amy Mielke - Water Pore Partnership, New York, USA; Caitlin Gucker-Kanter Taylor - Water Pore Partnership, New York, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Keller Easterling - Yale University, New Haven, USA Read more »

Silver | 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 »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | New York, NY, USA

Hy-Fi
Hy-Fi
Zero carbon emissions compostable structure
MAIN AUTHOR
David Benjamin - The Living, New York, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Danil Nagy - The Living, New York, USA; John Locke - The Living, New York, USA; Damon Lau - The Living, New York, USA; Ray Wang - The Living, New York, USA; Jim Stoddart - The Living, New York, USA; Dale Zhao - The Living, New York, USA; Nathan Smith - The Living, New York, USA; Christo Logan - The Living, New York, USA; Dane Taeyoung - The Living, New York, USA; Matt Clark - Arup New York, New York, USA; Shaina Saporta - Arup New York, New York, USA; Eben Bayer - Ecovative Design, Green Island, USA; Sam Harrington - Ecovative Design, Green Island, USA; Garrett Scheffler - Ecovative Design, Green Island, USA; Gina Albanese - 3M Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA; Kristal Reid - 3M Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA; Byron Trotter - 3M Minnesota, Saint Paul, USA Read more »

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZES

Acknowledgement prize | USD 25,000 | Boston, MA, USA

Chrysanthemum Building
Chrysanthemum Building
Affordable residential urban infill development
MAIN AUTHOR
Sheila Kennedy - Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Boston, USA; Frano Violich - Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Boston, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Stratton B. Newbert - Buro Happold Engineering, New York, USA; Michael Pang - Buro Happold Engineering, New York, USA; Karen J. Wynne - Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Boston, USA; Lucy Jen - Richmond So Engineers, Watertown, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 25,000 | Toronto, ON, Canada

Heritage Reframed
Heritage Reframed
University building renovation and extension
MAIN AUTHOR
Nader Tehrani - NADAAA, Boston, USA; Katherine Faulkner - NADAAA, Boston, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Erik Olsen - Transsolar, New York, USA; Tas Candaras - A.M. Candaras, Woodbridge, Canada; Claudina Sula - Adamson Associates Architects, Toronto, Canada; Barry Charnish - Entuitive Corporation; Shaili Pytel - Mulvey & Banani International, Toronto, Canada; Marc Ryan - Public Work, Toronto, Canada; Phil Bastow - The Mitchel Partnership; David Rulff - MMM Group, Toronto, Canada; Andrew Pruss - ERA architects, Toronto, Canada; Jim Broomfield - Eastern construction company, Toronto, Canada Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Los Angeles, CA, USA

Divining LA
Divining LA
Digital tool for urban design and water-use planning
MAIN AUTHOR
Peter Arnold - Woodbury University, Arid Lands Institute, Burbank, USA; Hadley Arnold - Woodbury University, Arid Lands Institute, Burbank, USA
FURTHER AUTHOR(S)
Ethan Dingwel - Woodbury University, Arid Lands Institute, Burbank, USA; Karim Snoussi - Woodbury University, Arid Lands Institute, Burbank, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Seattle, WA, USA

In-Closure
In-Closure
Public park and interactive wall for urban revival
MAIN AUTHOR
Etienne Feher - ABF-lab architects - engineers, Paris, France; Paul Azzopardi - ABF-lab architects - engineers, Paris, France; Noé Basch - ABF-lab architects - engineers, Paris, France Read more »

"NEXT GENERATION" PRIZES

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | New York, NY, USA

Trash for Use
Trash for Use
Municipal center for harvesting utility from waste
MAIN AUTHOR
Debbie Chen Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 15,000 | Greene County, PA, USA

Machine Landscape
Machine Landscape
Coal mining sites for hydro-pump electricity storage
MAIN AUTHOR
Kenya Endo - Atelier Dreiseitl asia, Singapore, Singapore Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 10,000 | Cambridge, MA, USA

Pleura Pod
Pleura Pod
Air purification wall transforming carbon dioxide into oxygen
MAIN AUTHOR
Beomki Lee - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA; Suk Lee - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA; Daeho Lee - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 7,500 | Cape Dorset, NU, Canada

Timber-Link
Timber-Link
Interlocking panelized timber building system
MAIN AUTHOR
Jonathan Enns - Enns Design/solidoperations, Toronto, Canada Read more »

"Next Generation" 5th prize | USD 7,500 | San Francisco, CA, USA

Evolutionary Infrastructure
Evolutionary Infrastructure
Adaptive reuse of a parking structure for cultural activities
MAIN AUTHOR
Mark Turibius Jongman-Sereno - Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; Mira Irawan - New York University (NYU), New York, USA; David O’Brien - Iowa State University, Ames, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" 6th prize | USD 7,500 | Cambridge, MA, USA

Latex Formwork
Latex Formwork
Concrete wall panel construction method
MAIN AUTHOR
Namjoo Kim - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Read more »
 
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