LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

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Low-impact greenfield university campus

Plans for a greenfield university campus in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta acknowledges the needs of both people and the environment. The design of this unique complex was informed by computer analyses of wind and activity flows.

Rather than an imposing structure, the architecture merges seamlessly with the landscape, and includes passive design to reduce air conditioning and as many outside shaded spaces as possible.

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“Aspires to achieve harmony with all elements of the surrounding ecosystem” – Holcim Awards Jury
Silver for Low-impact greenfield university campus in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Low-impact greenfield university campus in Vietnam receives Silver Award
“An entire and striking design strategy” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Asia Pacific
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Silver 2008
Asia Pacific
Silver 2009
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