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2nd Awards Cycle: 2008-2009

The Holcim Award Gold 2009 aims to revitalize the heavily polluted and neglected River …
The Holcim Award Gold 2009 aims to revitalize the heavily polluted and neglected River Fez. The urban plan by Bureau EAST returns to this ancient heart its dynamic soul so that the Moroccan city’s renewal and improved life quality will follow.

Four Global Holcim Awards were announced in 2009 for a river remediation scheme in Morocco, a greenfield university campus in Vietnam, a rural planning strategy in China, and a shelter for day laborers in the USA.

A series of prize-handovers were held at the site of each project to celebrate the winners and their highly-acclaimed examples of sustainable construction. Almost 5,000 sustainable construction projects and visions from 121 countries entered the five regional Holcim Awards competitions in 2008.

Global Holcim Awards 2009
Prize handovers in Fez, Morocco; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Beijing, China & San Francisco, USA

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Europe
Ceremony in Madrid, Spain

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 North America
Ceremony in Montreal, Canada

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Latin America
Ceremony in Mexico City, Mexico

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Africa Middle East
Ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Asia Pacific
Ceremony in New Delhi, India

Last Updated: November 15, 2017
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