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2nd Holcim Forum 2007 – “Urban_Trans_Formation”

2nd Forum 2007 - Student Poster Competition

Posters by students from six of the world's leading technical universities were displayed at the Holcim Forum 2007. The posters encouraged stimulating discussions on approaches to urban transformation.

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

WINNERS

1st prize

Crowd Farm - harnessing the kinetic energy of the human body with a new type of urban public space
Crowd Farm - harnessing the kinetic energy of the human body with a new type of urban public space
MAIN AUTHOR
James Graham - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA; Tad Jusczyk - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Read more »

2nd prize

Creating Egypt's seventh oasis
Creating Egypt's seventh oasis
MAIN AUTHOR
Konrad Milton - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

3rd prize

Towards a new rainwater capture system
Towards a new rainwater capture system
MAIN AUTHOR
Gustavo Torres - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

Highly commended

LivingHouse Sustainability Concept
LivingHouse Sustainability Concept
MAIN AUTHOR
Nils Havelka - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Nicolas Zimmermann - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

Highly commended

Micro-urbanism
Micro-urbanism
MAIN AUTHOR
Dukui Li - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Jia He - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Yuguo Wang - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Read more »

FINALISTS

Regional development concept "Gotthard
Regional development concept "Gotthard
MAIN AUTHOR
Philipp Albisser - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Claudio Derungs - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.32 MB) »

Eco campus - transforming Wits education campus to a sustainable learning environment
Eco campus - transforming Wits education campus to a sustainable learning environment
MAIN AUTHOR
S'phelele Nxumalo - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.93 MB) »

Hyderabad Identity - theory, analysis and future development of the spatial character
Hyderabad Identity - theory, analysis and future development of the spatial character
MAIN AUTHOR
Sabrina Krank - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 6.10 MB) »

Impact of vegetation in urban microclimate - the case of São Paulo
Impact of vegetation in urban microclimate - the case of São Paulo
MAIN AUTHOR
Paula Shinzato - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 5.47 MB) »

Inside-out glasshouse
Inside-out glasshouse
MAIN AUTHOR
Jennifer Kelsey - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 8.99 MB) »

The Invisible Tower: a critical design - the monument tower competition for EXPO 2010 Shanghai
The Invisible Tower: a critical design - the monument tower competition for EXPO 2010 Shanghai
MAIN AUTHOR
Wang Wenjun - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Huang Zhengli - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.96 MB) »

Living in the city - Design of a Traditional Residential Block in Downtown Shanghai
Living in the city - Design of a Traditional Residential Block in Downtown Shanghai
MAIN AUTHOR
Zhang Meng - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Xiaoling Zhu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.08 MB) »

Malibu Nights - an ecological response to environmental and human volatility
Malibu Nights - an ecological response to environmental and human volatility
MAIN AUTHOR
Stephen Perdue - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.47 MB) »

Tlatel Urban Orchards
Tlatel Urban Orchards
MAIN AUTHOR
Monica Bidault - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.72 MB) »

Border Fusion - urban design solutions for sustainable industry in Otay Mesa, San Diego, California
Border Fusion - urban design solutions for sustainable industry in Otay Mesa, San Diego, California
MAIN AUTHOR
Albert S. Wei - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 4.17 MB) »

Residual urban spaces recovery
Residual urban spaces recovery
MAIN AUTHOR
Sisel Lan - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Download Student Poster (PDF, 6.69 MB) »

Reverse logistics systems for construction and demolition wastes: the case of the Brazilian gypsum wallboard chain
Reverse logistics systems for construction and demolition wastes: the case of the Brazilian …
MAIN AUTHOR
Fabia Marcondes - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil; Francisco Cardoso - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 4.43 MB) »

Sewage Farm Park - public space via industrial area renovation
Sewage Farm Park - public space via industrial area renovation
MAIN AUTHOR
Hu Chenchen - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Chen Hao - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Zhou Jianjia - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.16 MB) »

Sustainability guidelines for the design of housing schemes in the state of São Paulo
Sustainability guidelines for the design of housing schemes in the state of São Paulo
MAIN AUTHOR
Patricia Aulicino - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.01 MB) »

Sustainable solutions applied in the remodeling of the Institute of Psychiatry of the University of São Paulo
Sustainable solutions applied in the remodeling of the Institute of Psychiatry of the University …
MAIN AUTHOR
Cristina Kawakita - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 3.28 MB) »

Eco-Campus - transforming Wits Education Campus to a sustainable environment
Eco-Campus - transforming Wits Education Campus to a sustainable environment
MAIN AUTHOR
Bettina Andrag - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.56 MB) »

Tshelô - a center for traditional development in the city of Johannesburg
Tshelô - a center for traditional development in the city of Johannesburg
MAIN AUTHOR
Preshanta Vandeyar - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.13 MB) »

Urban Metabolism - ecologically sensitive construction for a sustainable New Orleans
Urban Metabolism - ecologically sensitive construction for a sustainable New Orleans
MAIN AUTHOR
David Quinn - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.69 MB) »

Urban water spiders - multifunctional adaptable urban sculptures capable of transforming their environment
Urban water spiders - multifunctional adaptable urban sculptures capable of transforming their …
MAIN AUTHOR
Karina Schwartzmann - Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), Mexico City, Mexico Download Student Poster (PDF, 8.40 MB) »
 
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“Urban_Trans_Formation”
April 18 to April 21, 2007

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