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July 01, 2017 | Expert Seminar | Melbourne, Australia

Special guest seminar
Special guest seminar

Prof. Guillaume Habert will present a special guest seminar at the University of Melbourne on Monday July 1, 2017 at Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre). The Chair of Sustainable Construction at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) is in Melbourne for the LafargeHolcim Awards jury meeting for Asia Pacific, held at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD) over the weekend.

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June 22, 2017 | Expert Update | London, United Kingdom

LafargeHolcim Awards winner Francis Kéré opens summer pavilion in London’s Hyde Park
LafargeHolcim Awards winner Francis Kéré opens summer pavilion in London’s Hyde Park

LafargeHolcim Awards Global Gold winner Francis Kéré continues to create work that lives up to the “target issues” of sustainable construction and captures international imagination. His Serpentine Pavilion has opened in London, with a design that reflects on the role of a tree as meeting point in his hometown of Gando in Burkina Faso.

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Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Asia Pacific – Melbourne School of Design
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Asia Pacific – Melbourne School of Design

The LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 jury for region Asia Pacific met at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD), Australia to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction. The jury members were Donald Bates (Head of Jury, Australia), Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Emmanuel Garcia (France), Guillaume Habert (Switzerland), Nirmal Kishnani (Singapore), Doreen Heng Liu (China), Jay Sanjayan (Australia), Rahul Srivastava (India), and J Meejin Yoon (USA).

The jury met at the new Melbourne School of Design building by a collaboration between local architect John Wardle Architects and American Nader Tehrani. The Director of Boston based architectural firm NADAAA were a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prize-winner for the renovation and extension of the John H Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape & Design at the University of Toronto.

The initiatives of the LafargeHolcim Foundation
The initiatives of the LafargeHolcim Foundation

Since 2003 the Foundation advances the discourse on sustainable construction through its international Awards competitions, academic Forums and publications. This video introduces the main activities of the organization. Promoting best practice, pioneering fresh solutions, and inspiring both established and the “Next Generation” of architects, engineers, planners, developers and contractors to adopt sustainable parameters for all their building projects are just a few of its ambitious objective.

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The LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Asia Pacific met at the Melbourne School of …

The LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Asia Pacific met at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD), Australia to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Jay Sanjayan (Australia), Doreen Heng …