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Regional Holcim Awards 2008
Asia Pacific

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Asia Pacific

Holcim Awards Gold 2008 Asia Pacific presentation (l-r): CEO Huaxin Cement, Yeqing Li; award-winner Yue Zhang; CEO Holcim Ltd and Chairman Holcim Foundation, Markus Akermann.
Markus Akermann welcomes guests to the Holcim Awards ceremony 2008 for region Asia Pacific held in New Delhi, India.
Markus Akermann, Chairman of the Management Board of the Holcim Foundation and CEO of Holcim Ltd welcomes guests to the Holcim Awards 2008 Asia Pacific ceremony at the India Center, New Delhi.
Paul Hugentobler, member of the Executive Committee of Holcim Ltd.
President of IUCN, Chairman of Development Alternatives, and Co-President of the Club of Rome, India.
Member of the Indian Parliament, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, and economist, India.
Ashok Lall, Head of regional jury for Asia Pacific, and acclaimed architect, India.
Introducing the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes: Zeenat Niazi (speaking) with Mark Lee.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Asia Pacific for "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": (l-r) Rajai Saveri, Georg Konrad Leuzinger, Sree Ram Sambukumar, and jury member Zeenat Niazi.
Members of the winning team of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 for “Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China” (l-r): Nu Peng, Nan Kai Xia and Kai Sheng Li congratulated by jury member Mark Lee.
Introducing the Holcim Awards "Next Generation" prizes: (l-r) Hansjürg Leibundgut and Wowo Ding.
Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 2008 2nd prize winners (l-r): project authors Jens Kaercher and Lukas Schwind congratulated by jury member Wowo Ding for “Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India”.
Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 2008 1st (l-r): Member of jury, Hansjürg Leibundgut congratulates winner Boon Ting Teo for “Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China”.
Holcim Awards 2008 Asia Pacific media conference: Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, India
Holcim Awards 2008 Gold presenter: Yue Zhang
Holcim Awards 2008 Silver presenter: Kazuhiro Kojima
Holcim Awards 2008 Bronze presenter: Mark Igou
Holcim Awards 2008 head of regional jury: Ashok B Lall
Holcim Ltd Executive Committee member Paul Hugentobler explains Holcim's involvement in sustainable construction at the media breakfast following the 2nd Holcim Awards ceremony for Asia Pacific held in New Delhi, India in 2008.
General Manager of the Holcim Foundation Edward Schwarz explains the objectives of the Holcim Foundation
Holcim Awards 2008 Asia Pacific media conference
Sustainable construction tour: visitors outside the Development Alternatives world headquarters in New Delhi
Sustainable construction tour: introduction to the building and its sustainable features by architect and head of the regional jury for Asia Pacific, Ashok B Lall
In stark contrast to mainstream industrial architecture of metal and glass, DA world headquarters proves that low-energy materials and construction methods can produce effective urban buildings.
With walls of cement-stabilized compressed-earth block and fly-ash block, the new building is expected to last at least five times longer than its predecessor, built of non-stabilized block.
Qutub Minar: the tallest brick minaret in the world, an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Reused pillars from the Jain temple in the Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque.
The Holcim Awards jury for region Asia Pacific met in Shanghai, China in June 2008 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Kazuo Iwamura, Mark Lee, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Gunawan Tjahjono, Zeenat Niazi, Olivia la O’ Castillo, Hansjürg Leibundgut, Ashok B Lall (Head).
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": New house built in the traditional “Bhatar” method after training.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": “Bhatar” in Battagram.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Traditional roof insulation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Practical exercises.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": “Bhatar” at Besham Fort.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Classroom training.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": A 12-page step-by-step construction manual, also available in local language.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": On the job training.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Development of training manual.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Reinforcement detail.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Advocacy of traditional earthquake-resistant construction, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan": Authors Tom Schacher
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Computational fluid dynamics simulation result.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Suzhou River issues: flooding and pollution.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Concept: plug in a heart.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Flow rate control.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Phytoremediation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Formation of the heart.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Purification system.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": System of fabrication on site.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": Theory behind landscape.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Heart of Suzhou Creek ecosystem revitalization, Shanghai, China": context-aware landscape.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Preservation and renewal.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Typological study.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Land installation for memories.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Morphology and structure of the city.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Crisis versus revival: background of the project, declining of city, challenge of culture, thought of city.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Economic performance.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Ecological system.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Cadastral analysis.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Sustainable architecture.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City, Fengdu, China": Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Asia Pacific winners: (l-r) Kai Sheng Li, Nu Peng.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": According to computer fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, the campus building plan was realized without air conditioning, a wind fluid design.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Plans for a 40ha university campus on the margin of the Mekong Delta, maximizing the integration of nature with the design.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Swampy site condition.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Student activity fluid design.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Faculties and main circulation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Fluid space for activity.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Shading system and ventilation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Variety of sequential spaces.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Pleasant alfresco space.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Slipping into the natural site.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-impact greenfield university campus, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam": Kazuhiro Kojima, President of Coelacanth and Associates Co., Ltd., which he established in 1986. He is also Associate Professor at the Science University of Tokyo.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Initiative for the transformation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": India": Evaluation of the situation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Society and economy.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Urban growth and private space.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Muslim area.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Hindu area.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Transformation framework.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Urban design.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Transformation scenario.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Realizing solutions for the redevelopment of Dharavi, Mumbai, India": Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 2nd prize 2008 Asia Pacific: Jens Marcel Kaercher and Lukas Dominik Schwind.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Schematic design of a block in the historical center of Shanghai developed according to the concept of “low and dense”.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Test sites near Taipingqiao Park, Shanghai.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Typical street scene in the historical center of Shanghai.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Low and high buildings and parks in Shanghai’s historic center.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Detail maps of the Luwan District in Shanghai.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Test site between Fuxin Zhonglu and Taipingqiao Park, Shanghai.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Plan view of “low and dense” concept in practice.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": A block developed according to the concept “low and dense”.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": A block developed according to the concept “low and dense”.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low and dense urban elements, Shanghai, China": Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 3rd prize 2008 Asia Pacific: Eero Puurunen.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Eco-strategies in house design.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Challenges.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Design thinking outline.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Field survey and database build.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Land-use planning and control.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Improving circulation.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Improving infrastructure and public services.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": A micro-spreading renewal model.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": House renovation / new-build.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Public participation and first action.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China": Author Yue Zhang
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": North Village and pond.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": South Canal turbines.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": East Village and East Lake.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": South Village.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": East Village Lake.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": Dongtan site overview.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": South Canal.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": Harbor at night.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": Map showing the long term vision.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Asia Pacific winner: Peter Head.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Asia Pacific winner: Peter Head.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Dongtan Eco-City urban concept, Shanghai, China": Peter Head, Director of Arup and leader of the newly integrated business of Planning and Integrated Urbanism. The unit is responsible for development planning, economics and policy, integrated urbanism, transport and environmental consulting and sustainable development.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Typical wall section.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": The school extension will uplift a typical nondescript government school compound architecturally and showcase better sustainability.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Comparison of the load bearing earth wall G+2 structure with the most common method of construction by the Public Works Department.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Tanisandra suburban sprawl.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Proposed extension block.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Water management.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Architectural drawings.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Low-cost low-maintenance school extension, Bangalore, India": Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Asia Pacific: (l-r) Rajai Saveri, Georg Konrad Leuzinger, Reddy Venkatarama, Sreeram Sambukumar.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Hill County SEZ office complex: view looking from north-east.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Extension of the landscape.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Detail view of the façade.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Ground level and lobby plan.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Typical office floor plan.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": North-south section through courtyards.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Stepped massing study.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Window wall ratios.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Fin angle studies.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": View looking from north-west.
Project entry 2008 Asia Pacific - "Energy-efficient office complex, Hyderabad, India": Holcim Awards Bronze 2008 Asia Pacific: Mark Igou
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