LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction
Projects

Project Summary

Breathing Envelope

Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces

Ágora Bogotá will be unique. The city’s new convention center is stacked vertically to minimize the building’s footprint and to correspondingly maximize the surface area of outdoor public spaces in the heart of the city.

The building features high levels of flexibility without compromising its architectural quality that is illuminated and ventilated naturally through an actively responding and acoustically sealed enclosure.

Project Timeline

Expand allCollapse all
 
Unconventional sustainability heralds start of deep urban transformation
 
Just one more floor to go
 
A dialog between architecture and engineering
 
“Sustainability? Common sense and rationality” – Jens Richter, Estudio Herreros
 
Acknowledgement prize for outstanding public infrastructure in Colombia
 
“Establishing a dialog between architecture and engineering, combining state-of-the-art technologies with formal expression” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2014 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
Bogotá, Colombia
Authors
Daniel Bermúdez Samper
Main Author
Daniel Bermúdez Samper
Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto, Colombia
Juan Herreros
Main Author
Juan Herreros
Estudio Herreros, Spain
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2014
Latin America
Related topics
Related Information
Video
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Latin America
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Latin America

Acknowledgement prizes for five projects: Daniel Bermúdez and Juan Herreros for their vertically-stacked Convention …

Video
“Sustainability? Common sense and rationality” – Jens Richter
“Sustainability? Common sense and rationality” – Jens Richter

Careful analysis of the site and its climatic conditions is at the heart of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winner. …

LafargeHolcim Foundation
 
     

Search Help

Our website search engine covers the web pages including project descriptions and expert profiles, PDFs, images and videos on the LafargeHolcim Foundation website. To improve your search results, here are some tips:

Basic search

Our search defaults to term-pairing AND. If you search sustainable construction - then the search engine will look for any items containing sustainable AND construction

Union

photovoltaic OR solar

Looks for either word

Nesting

(clay OR mud) AND (school OR university)

Combine alternative terms for more specific searching

Subtraction

geothermal -heating

Excludes a term from results, automatically ANDs other terms listed

Phrases

"zero carbon"

Use quotation marks to search for a specific phrase or combination

Wildcards (one or more characters)

archit*

Asterisk (*) matches any word or phrase - so archit* will find architect, architecture, architectural as well as architrave