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First Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction 2005/2006
First Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction 2005/2006

Summary

The book commemorates the first cycle of the Holcim Awards competition 2005/06 and provides a snapshot of the global state of sustainable construction, including expert contributions and descriptions of all 46 prize-winning Holcim Awards projects – and thus illustrates that sustainable construction is important in every country, takes many forms, operates at many scales, incorporates many disciplines, and demands the consideration of many aspects: technical, social, political, economic, environmental, even spiritual or philosophical.

Detailed chapters of the book are dedicated to each of the four Holcim Awards global winners; these behind-the-scene essays show the enthusiasm, care, and technical skill that dedicated teams put into their winning projects: Main Station Stuttgart, Germany; San Rafael-Unido, urban integration project, Caracas, Venezuela; Waterpower - Renewal strategy for the Mulini Valley, Italy; and Greening the infrastructure at Benny Farm, Montreal, Canada.

The book includes contributions from international proponents of sustainable construction: Marc Angélil and Cary Siress; Klaus Töpfer; Yolanda Kakabadse; Hansjürg Leibundgut; Ashok B. Lall: Saïd Mouline; and Donald Bates.

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Product Information
1st edition
pages 200
Illustrations of 46 projects (colored)
23.5 cm x 17.5 cm
Paperback
Language: English

ISBN: 978-3-7266-0076-1

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"Sustainable construction - Holcim Awards 2005/2006" features expert contributions and prize winning projects
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In the first Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects, over 3000 entries were submitted from 120 countries and USD…

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