LafargeHolcim Foundation International Symposiums on Sustainable Construction
1st Holcim Forum 2004 – “Basic Needs”

1st Forum 2004 - Student Poster Competition

Everything we do today, as well as everything we do not do, influences our present lives - and our future. Hence, sustainability is of special interest to the young generation.

The Holcim Foundation recognizes this, and wants to explicity include young people in its activities. The foundation asked its five partner universities to each invite five students to the Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction. 

The students have created a poster gallery that exhibits their approaches to a lasting contribution to meeting basic needs.

WINNERS

1st prize

Students' Centre in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Students' Centre in Kandahar, Afghanistan
MAIN AUTHOR
Ivica Brnic - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Florian Graf - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; Wolfgang Rossbauer - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

2nd prize

Sustainable housing in bamboo land
Sustainable housing in bamboo land
MAIN AUTHOR
Fang Xu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China; Feng Qu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Read more »

3rd prize

Sustainability practice in architecture: from assessment to design
Sustainability practice in architecture: from assessment to design
MAIN AUTHOR
Johanna Maria Loots - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Read more »

FINALISTS

Sustainable solutions in landscape construction to minimize environmental impacts on urban expansion areas
Sustainable solutions in landscape construction to minimize environmental impacts on urban …
MAIN AUTHOR
Fernando Amato - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 952.83 KB) »

Improving recyclability of construction & demolition waste in Brazil
Improving recyclability of construction & demolition waste in Brazil
MAIN AUTHOR
Sergio Angulo - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.61 MB) »

Brickfields: social housing - encouraging diversity
Brickfields: social housing - encouraging diversity
MAIN AUTHOR
Alessio Lacovig - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 351.20 KB) »

Sustainable home building process in São Paulo
Sustainable home building process in São Paulo
MAIN AUTHOR
Diana Csillag - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 3.16 MB) »

Implementation strategies for sustainable building technologies: risk management and real options valuation
Implementation strategies for sustainable building technologies: risk management and real …
MAIN AUTHOR
Lara Greden - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 1.43 MB) »

Mountain hut Monte Rosa
Mountain hut Monte Rosa
MAIN AUTHOR
Simone Gutknecht - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.31 MB) »

Integrated sustainable design: form vs. function
Integrated sustainable design: form vs. function
MAIN AUTHOR
Leon Krige - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 395.17 KB) »

Brickfields: social housing - encouraging diversity
Brickfields: social housing - encouraging diversity
MAIN AUTHOR
Alessio Lacovig - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 351.20 KB) »

Design advisor - customize building designs
Design advisor - customize building designs
MAIN AUTHOR
Matthew Lehar - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 499.96 KB) »

The headquarters of Wuxi Life Science Park - a sustainable construction design
The headquarters of Wuxi Life Science Park - a sustainable construction design
MAIN AUTHOR
Jiang Liu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 217.32 KB) »

"Beyond red and blue arrows: effective natural ventilation in large scale buildings
"Beyond red and blue arrows: effective natural ventilation in large scale buildings
MAIN AUTHOR
Wendy Meguro - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Download Student Poster (PDF, 309.18 KB) »

Web-based resource for promoting sustainable housing practice in Johannesburg
Web-based resource for promoting sustainable housing practice in Johannesburg
MAIN AUTHOR
Seana Nkhahle - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Download Student Poster (PDF, 4.20 MB) »

Sandwich panels constituted of fibrocement faces and composite core based on residues and vegetal polyurethane resin: production viability evaluation
Sandwich panels constituted of fibrocement faces and composite core based on residues and …
MAIN AUTHOR
Patricia Schultz - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 293.24 KB) »

Towards sustainable architecture in hot-dry climate, India
Towards sustainable architecture in hot-dry climate, India
MAIN AUTHOR
Ajay Shah - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 302.72 KB) »

Sustainable creativity in architectural design - conscious application of new ecological paradigms for sustainable buildings
Sustainable creativity in architectural design - conscious application of new ecological …
MAIN AUTHOR
Lara Braun - Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil Download Student Poster (PDF, 2.08 MB) »

Regional resource management of copper - a methodical contribution to the exploration of urban stocks
Regional resource management of copper - a methodical contribution to the exploration of …
MAIN AUTHOR
Dominic Wittmer - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland Download Student Poster (PDF, 540.79 KB) »

Ever growing residences - sustainable construction design
Ever growing residences - sustainable construction design
MAIN AUTHOR
Jian Wan Xu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 8.74 MB) »

Zero impact sustainable construction
Zero impact sustainable construction
MAIN AUTHOR
Qing Zhu - Tongji University, Shanghai, China Download Student Poster (PDF, 9.38 MB) »
 
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Basic Needs
September 15 to September 18, 2004

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