LafargeHolcim Foundation International Symposiums on Sustainable Construction
3rd Holcim Forum 2010 – “Re-inventing Construction”

3rd Forum 2010 - Student Poster Competition

Posters by students from seven of the world’s leading technical universities were displayed at the 3rd International Holcim Forum 2010. The posters encouraged stimulating discussions on approaches to urban transformation.

All Forum participants were eligible to vote in the Student Poster Competition. The five cash prizes were handed over by Rolf Soiron, Chairman, Advisory Board, Holcim Foundation and Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Head, Academic Committee, Holcim Forum.

WINNERS

1st prize

Boba flat – horizontal densification
Boba flat – horizontal densification
MAIN AUTHOR
Forrest Meggers - National University of Singapore, Dept of Architecture, School of Design & Environment, Singapore; Philippe Jorisch - National University of Singapore, Dept of Architecture, School of Design & Environment, Singapore; Dario Pfammatter - National University of Singapore, Dept of Architecture, School of Design & Environment, Singapore Read more »

2nd prize

Tomb houses – a remedial approach to save Anfgou
Tomb houses – a remedial approach to save Anfgou
MAIN AUTHOR
Issam El Mousghy - Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture (EAC), Casablanca, Morocco Read more »

3rd prize

Production of recycled sand from construction and demolition waste
Production of recycled sand from construction and demolition waste
MAIN AUTHOR
Carina Ulsen - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Highly commended

Channels for learning – a zero-energy campus for impoverished students in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Channels for learning – a zero-energy campus for impoverished students in Siem Reap, Cambodia
MAIN AUTHOR
Siobhan Rockcastle - USA Read more »

Highly commended

Riparian urbanism – riparian drainage system as urban armature
Riparian urbanism – riparian drainage system as urban armature
MAIN AUTHOR
Haley Heard - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Read more »

FINALISTS

An open system – to design toward social harmony: the old community redevelopment program in Shenyang art city
An open system – to design toward social harmony: the old community redevelopment program …
MAIN AUTHOR
Jiangning Sun - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.98 MB) »

Architecture’s intent: beyond green rating tools in form and aesthetics in green architecture
Architecture’s intent: beyond green rating tools in form and aesthetics in green architecture
MAIN AUTHOR
Lomile Mokoka - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 940.12 KB) »

Ariadne – or the importance of thinking in utopies to react on reality
Ariadne – or the importance of thinking in utopies to react on reality
MAIN AUTHOR
Kaspar Helfrich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Peter Leibacher - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.36 MB) »

Biomimicry as a tool for innovation and construction based on nature in Mexico
Biomimicry as a tool for innovation and construction based on nature in Mexico
MAIN AUTHOR
Delfin Montañana - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Download Student Poster (PDF, 3.28 MB) »

Change forward: re-inventing a way to construct a water management culture
Change forward: re-inventing a way to construct a water management culture
MAIN AUTHOR
José María Nava Townsend - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Download Student Poster (PDF, 6.28 MB) »

Designing an eco city – proposal for Huludao in China
Designing an eco city – proposal for Huludao in China
MAIN AUTHOR
Qian Chuan - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.77 MB) »

Eco hammam – moorish bath with high energy performance
Eco hammam – moorish bath with high energy performance
MAIN AUTHOR
Sarah Asri - Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture (EAC), Casablanca, Morocco Download Student Poster (PDF, 5.42 MB) »

Meridian – building information modeling in concept and form development in sustainable architecture for Johannesburg
Meridian – building information modeling in concept and form development in sustainable …
MAIN AUTHOR
Duanne Render - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.65 MB) »

Old town new – sustainable community housing initiatives for 2050: design of a low-carbon community
Old town new – sustainable community housing initiatives for 2050: design of a low-carbon community
MAIN AUTHOR
Andrea Love - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 6.79 MB) »

Planning for future – create a sustainable eco-town in China
Planning for future – create a sustainable eco-town in China
MAIN AUTHOR
Lu Hui - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.27 MB) »

Re-inventing the model of use of Amazon rainforest wood in construction
Re-inventing the model of use of Amazon rainforest wood in construction
MAIN AUTHOR
Érica Ferraz de Campos - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 9.95 MB) »

Rescue and revitalization of the cultural and urban architectural landscape of the metro Insurgentes
Rescue and revitalization of the cultural and urban architectural landscape of the metro Insurgentes
MAIN AUTHOR
Ivett Flores - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 6.20 MB) »

Solar chiller: zero-net energy for building air-conditioning in hot climates
Solar chiller: zero-net energy for building air-conditioning in hot climates
MAIN AUTHOR
Paulo Ara - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 5.56 MB) »

Sustainable low cost school in the Rif country side in Morocco
Sustainable low cost school in the Rif country side in Morocco
MAIN AUTHOR
Mohamed M’jahdi - Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture (EAC), Casablanca, Morocco Download Student Poster (PDF, 8.66 MB) »

Switching flows: from material to energy leading to new approaches for renovations
Switching flows: from material to energy leading to new approaches for renovations
MAIN AUTHOR
Matthias Mast - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 861.97 KB) »

Void-appropriation: a study of the re-inhabiting of modernist buildings within 21st century Johannesburg
Void-appropriation: a study of the re-inhabiting of modernist buildings within 21st …
MAIN AUTHOR
Raffaella Lepore - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 579.63 KB) »
 
FORUM DETAILS
Forum

Re-inventing Construction
April 13 to April 17, 2010

RELATED MEDIA & DOWNLOADS
RELATED NEWS
Reduce CO2 from buildings with technology to zero emissions
Reduce CO2 from buildings with technology to zero emissions

A research paper that extends the discussion of the workshop “Reduce CO2 from buildings with technology to zero emissions” from the 3rd…

RELATED NEWS
3rd international Holcim Forum attracts broad global interest
3rd international Holcim Forum attracts broad global interest

Several hundred applications to attend the 3rd international Holcim Forum were received from more than 50 countries on all continents by the…

RELATED NEWS
3rd International Holcim Forum to focus on “Re-Inventing Construction”
3rd International Holcim Forum to focus on “Re-Inventing Construction”

Experts from all continents will meet in Mexico City at the 3rd International Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction in April 2010. The…

NEWSLETTER
Newsletter