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February 18, 2017 | ‘A’A’ Interview | Berlin, Germany

Interview with L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui
Interview with L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui

L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui (‘A’A’) discussed their iconic Flussbad project with Jan and Tim Edler from Berlin-based realities:united studio. The architects won two LafargeHolcim Awards (LafargeHolcim Award Gold for Europe in 2011, Global LafargeHolcim Award Bronze in 2012) for their project located in the centre of Berlin that aims to transform an unused arm of the River Spree into a natural “swimming pool”.

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February 17, 2017 | ‘A’A’ Interview | Madrid, Spain

Interview with L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui
Interview with L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui

L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui (‘A’A’) talked to Hani Jaber about the impact of the Award on his work as an architect – which takes key social problems into consideration while offering appropriate design solutions to address specific issues at hand.

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LafargeHolcim Awards Roadshow and Greening Asia (Bahasa Indonesia) book launch events
LafargeHolcim Awards Roadshow and Greening Asia (Bahasa Indonesia) book launch events

Nirmal Kishani and Holcim Indonesia hosted two events (January 19 and 20, 2017 to promote the 5th International LafargeHolcim Awards and to launch the translated version of Greening Asia:  Emerging Principles of Sustainable Architecture.

Almost one third are connected to the LafargeHolcim Foundation
Almost one third are connected to the LafargeHolcim Foundation

Alejandro Aravena points out that when he was looking for specialists who would share knowledge, tools and strategies at "his" Biennale 2016, almost one third of the selected experts were in some way connected to the LafargeHolcim Foundation. 

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Access to spacious laboratory spaces and sophisticated equipment at Research & Development Center …

Access to spacious laboratory spaces and sophisticated equipment at Research & Development Center in Lyon, France.