LafargeHolcim Foundation International Examples of Sustainable Construction
»
Next Project

PROJECT SUMMARY

Co-op Capacity Building

Community farming and market hub

The master plan focuses on rapid urban growth and responds to the needs of the predominantly young population, establishing participatory processes with local cooperatives and stakeholders.

Working with the topography, the scheme includes a collective hill-farming program, community buildings, and a market. The plan respects the Rwandan tradition, improved by a contemporary sense of public space aesthetics.

Project Timeline

Expand all Collapse all
 
Strengthening communities through cooperative capacity building
 
 
Acknowledgement prize for community project in Rwanda
 
“Reinforcing social interconnectedness through communication and participation” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2014 for Africa Middle East
Next Project
Plaza del Sol - Public market and transfer terminal
Plaza del Sol - Public market and transfer terminal

Caracas, Venezuela

Energy neutral portable classroom
Energy neutral portable classroom

Honolulu, HI, USA

Library with integrated community outreach
Library with integrated community outreach

Rosario, Argentina

Hy-Fi
Hy-Fi

New York, NY, USA

Re-Made Fabric
Re-Made Fabric

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Environmental Education Center in the Woods
Environmental Education Center in the Woods

Venice, Italy

Energy, water and waste efficient military installation
Energy, water and waste efficient military installation

Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA

SRIBS Minimal Energy Link House
SRIBS Minimal Energy Link House

Shanghai, China

Solar 2 - Green Energy, Arts & Education Center
Solar 2 - Green Energy, Arts & Education Center

New York, USA

Socioeconomic equipment in a mountain village
Socioeconomic equipment in a mountain village

Project Details
Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Authors
Pamela Larocca
MAIN AUTHOR
Pamela Larocca
Urban Future organization / kaudesign studio, Italy
Costanza La Mantia
FURTHER AUTHORS
Costanza La Mantia
Bantu Studio, South Africa
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2014
Middle East Africa
RELATED INFORMATION
VIDEO
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Africa Middle East
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Africa Middle East

Shatha Safi of Riwaq Center for Architectural Conservation (Palestine) and Yara Sharif of NG Architects and Palestine …

VIDEO
“Sustainability? Improving lives whilst maintaining opportunities” – Pamela Larocca
“Sustainability? Improving lives whilst maintaining opportunities” – Pamela Larocca

Pamela Larocca of Urban Future organization / kaudesign studio, Italy won a Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize for “Co-op …