LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
Awards
2nd Competition
Regional Holcim Awards 2008
Africa Middle East

Winning projects 2008 in Africa Middle East

The winners of the second Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction from across region Africa Middle East were announced at a ceremony in Marrakech.

Total prize money of USD 270,000 was presented to eleven projects that illustrated the broad scope for applying sustainable construction approaches to the built environment across public and private architecture, urban planning, and environmental remediation.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Fez, Morocco

River remediation and urban development scheme
Main Authors
Aziza Chaouni - Bureau EAST, Los Angeles, USA; Takako Tajima - Bureau EAST, Los Angeles, USA
Further Authors
Faiza Zemmouri - FEZ, Morocco; Marco Cenzatti - Cambridge, MA, USA; Reem Alissa - Berkeley, CA, USA; John Ferri - Los Angeles, CA, USA; Dan Brunn - Los Angeles, CA, USA; Vesna Kann - Toronto, Canada Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Rakai, Uganda

Low-cost school and home for HIV orphans
Main Author
Koji Tsutsui - Koji Tsutsui & Associates, Tokyo, Japan Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Lighthouse tower with low-carbon footprint
Main Author
Shaun Killa - Atkins, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 12,000 | Cape Town, South Africa

Low-impact environmentally-responsive house
Main Author
Jessica Tami Cohen - Architecture co-op, Cape Town, South Africa
Further Author
Andrew Justin Cooke - Architecture co-op, Cape Town, South Africa Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 12,000 | Vryheid, South Africa

School infrastructure from local resources
Main Author
Steve Kinsler - East Coast Architects, Durban, South Africa
Further Authors
Derek Van Heerden - East Coast Architects, Durban, South Africa; Gregg Sherkin - Oprah's Angel Network, Chicago, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 12,000 | Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa

Stabilized earth visitors’ center
Main Author
Peter Rich - Lerotholi Rich Associated Architects, Johannesburg, South Africa
Further Authors
Michael Ramage - University of Cambridge, Cambridge; John Ochsendorf - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA; Anne Fitchett - University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa; Matthew Hodge - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 12,000 | Moshi, Tanzania

TunaHAKI integrated theater and orphanage
Main Authors
Saija Hollmén - Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architect, Helsinki, Finland; Jenni Reuter - Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architect, Helsinki, Finland; Helena Sandman - Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architect, Helsinki, Finland; Claude Armstrong - Armstrong + Cohen Architecture, Gainesville, USA; Donna Cohen - Armstrong + Cohen Architecture, Gainesville, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 12,000 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Xeritown responsive urban planning strategy
Further Authors
Andreas Quednau - SMAQ - architecture urbanism research, Berlin, Germany; Sabine Müller - SMAQ - architecture urbanism research, Berlin, Germany; Ahmed Al Ali - X-Architects, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Farid Esmaeil - X-Architects, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Johannes Grothaus - Johannes Grothaus & Partners, Potsdam, Germany; Thomas Mika - Reflexion AG, Zurich, Switzerland; Joachim Schultz - SMAQ - architecture urbanism research, Berlin, Germany Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | Lagos, Nigeria

Amphibious dwellings in informal settlements
Main Author
Akinlabi A. Afolayan - Niles Bolton Associates, Atlanta, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 15,000 | Sokoto, Nigeria

Dune anti-desertification architecture
Main Author
Magnus Larsson - Stockholm, Sweden Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 5,000 | Mombasa, Kenya

Waterfront sustainable development concept
Main Author
Maranga Njoroge - ATS, Nairobi, Kenya
Further Author
Benedette Nthale - ATS, Nairobi, Kenya Read more »
 
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