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November 24, 2017 | Awards Media Briefing | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

LafargeHolcim Awards media briefing for Asia Pacific in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
LafargeHolcim Awards media briefing for Asia Pacific in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Projects related to building communities, fostering education and addressing freshwater and wastewater issues stood out as winners of the 5th International LafargeHolcim Awards competition 2017 in Asia Pacific. At the media briefing on the day after the prize hand-over ceremony, four project authors presented their winning entries in detail: demonstrating innovation and enthusiasm at the cutting edge of sustainable design.

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November 23, 2017 | Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Asia Pacific | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

LafargeHolcim Awards for Asia Pacific announced in Kuala Lumpur
LafargeHolcim Awards for Asia Pacific announced in Kuala Lumpur

Sustainable construction in Asia Pacific also means building for the community. This was clearly shown by the projects that won prizes in the regional LafargeHolcim Awards presented in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The three main Awards winning projects deal with buildings for education – involving the community and sustainably improving neighborhoods.

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Zero net energy school building: Building Better Recognition 2017 North America
Zero net energy school building: Building Better Recognition 2017 North America

The LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition in North America went to Gloria Lee and Nathan Swift of SwiftLeeOffice in Pasadena, CA, USA. The two architects designed a new school building prototype for the Los Angeles Unified School District to replace several inadequate temporary structures.

Public Condenser in France: Building Better Recognition 2017 Europe
Public Condenser in France: Building Better Recognition 2017 Europe

Gilles Delalex and his team from Muoto Architecture Studio in Paris won the Building Better Recognition which is awarded for a winning project from a previous competition that has since been built and has stood the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building. The architects excelled in accommodating infrastructure for eight universities under the roof of a highly economical and cost-efficient building. The project won LafargeHolcim Awards Silver in 2014. The building was completed in 2016 and stands as proof that theory can indeed exist in practice.

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LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Asia Pacific prize handover ceremony, Kuala Lumpur

Celebrating teams from all eleven LafargeHolcim Awards prize-winning teams from Asia Pacific for 2017.

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