LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
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2nd Competition
Regional Holcim Awards 2008
Europe

Regional Holcim Awards 2008 Europe

Holcim Awards 2008 Europe winners at the Awards ceremony in Madrid: (l-r) Marcel Baumgartner, Andrea Deplazes, José Luis Vallejo, Belinda Tato, Diego García Sétien, Jaime Eizaguirre, Michael Moradiellos, Peter Janesch
Holcim Awards 2008 Europe welcome address by Esperanza Aguirre, President of the regional government of Madrid, Spain.
Holcim Awards 2008 Europe welcome address by Markus Akermann, Holcim CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland
Markus Akermann
Holcim Awards 2008 Europe keynote address by Manuel Marín González, former president of the Spanish Congress of Deputies and long-time member of the European Commission, Spain
Manuel Marín González
Presentation of Holcim Awards 2008 Europe winners by Harry Gugger, Professor of Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Head of the Holcim Awards 2008 Europe Jury, Switzerland
Harry Gugger
Presentation of Holcim Awards 2008 Europe Acknowledgement winners by Hansjürg Leibundgut, Professor of Building Services, Institute of Building Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), and member of the Technical Competence Center of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland
Hansjürg Leibundgut
Presentation of Holcim Awards 2008 Europe “Next Generation” winners by Alexander Biner, Partner, MS Management Service AG and Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland
Presentation of Holcim Awards 2008 Europe “Next Generation” winners by Alexander Biner, Partner, MS Management Service AG and Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation, Switzerland
Ceremony picture.
Holcim Awards Gold 2008 Europe winner Peter Janesch at the Awards ceremony in Madrid.
Holcim Awards Gold 2008 Europe (l-r): Edit Bucsi-Szabó, Ambassador of Hungary in Spain; Peter Janesch, winner; and Richard Skene, Country Manager Holcim Hungary.
Holcim Awards Silver 2008 Europe winning team from “ecosistema urbano”, Madrid (l-r): José Luis Vallejo, Diego García Setién, Belinda Tato, Jaime Eizaguirre, Michael Moradiellos
Holcim Awards Silver 2008 Europe team congratulated by head of the regional jury for Europe, Harry Gugger (far right)
Holcim Awards Bronze 2008 Europe (l-r): Marcel Baumgartner, Project Manager and Andrea Deplazes, Dean of Architecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Holcim Awards Bronze 2008 Europe team (l-r) Marcel Baumgartner, Project Manager and Andrea Deplazes, Dean of Architecture, ETH Zurich, congratulated by Harry Gugger, head of the regional jury for Europe, and Markus Akermann, CEO of Holcim and Chairman of the Board of the Holcim Foundation
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Europe: Vladimir Macura, Milorad Djuric, Zivojin Mitrovic
Holcim Awards Acknowledgment prize 2008 Europe (l-r): Lore De Baere, Edward Weysen
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2008 Europe (l-r): Mitz Kaneda, Hiromi Hosoya and Roland Schreiber
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winning team with main author Luigi Centola at the regional Awards ceremony 2008 in Madrid.
Holcim Awards 2008 Europe “Next Generation” 1st prize winner Semini Pabodha Samarasinghe accepts her trophy and certificate at the Awards ceremony in Madrid.
Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 2nd prize 2008 Europe (l-r): Ana Castillo and Lieven De Groote with Alexander Biner (left)
Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 3rd prize 2008 Europe (l-r): Heikki Riitahuhta, Mikko Jakonen and Heikki Muntola
The Holcim Awards jury for region Europe met in Zurich, Switzerland in June 2008 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction. The juries of the Holcim Awards competition include independent experts of international stature engaged in the sustainable development of society, building processes, construction materials, and building projects. (l-r): Jean-Philippe Vassal, Saverio A. Banchini, Lucy Musgrave, Nathalie de Vries, Harry Gugger (Head), Luis Fernández-Galiano, Klaus Sedlbauer, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Klaus Töpfer (not pictured).
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": The new Monte Rosa hut at an altitude of 2,883m with views of the Gorner Glacier and the Matterhorn.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Situation in an extreme location in terms of landscape and climate in “splendid isolation” far from civilized supply networks: Photo @ Markus Gerber
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Studies on form parameters.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Studies on logistics.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Segment-shaped structure.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": New typology for guestrooms.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Panorama in the dining room.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut, Zermatt, Switzerland": Peripherally cascade staircase.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Image and program of the pot plant factory.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": General situation plan and cross section.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Infrastructure and program.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Study of the production park.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Industrial system of Ruthner.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Factory: cross section, detail.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Factory: cross section, diagram.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Factory: platforms.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Factory: upper floor.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Urban greening and economic catalyst, Madrid, Spain": Greenhouse and dwellings.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Night view of the new urban extension in a former landfill.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Strategy plan for the next 25 years after renaturalization.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Driver view.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": View from home.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Bicycle lanes.
Cultural events.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Information at the highway.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Light industrialized housing.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Plan of proposal.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Temporary urban extension in a former landfill, Maribor, Slovenia": Detail: plan of proposal.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": The new government quarter of Budapest, Hungary.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": General view of the government quarter with the related urban elements.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": The new buildings in context.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": System of inner courtyards.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Horticultural surface system.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Building services system.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": The railway context.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Fine-tuning of Nyugati Square.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Teréz-quarter restructured.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Sequence of parks.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Contextual government quarter development, Budapest, Hungary": Holcim Awards Gold 2008 Europe: Peter Janesch
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Perspective views from small farm and village.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": View from 2nd floor.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Community energy transactions.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Situation and variations.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Phases and extensions.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Energy economy.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Site plan.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": 1st and 2nd floor plans.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Section.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Self-sufficient rural community, Paimio, Finnland": Elevation.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Master plan: program works as an “ecological cluster” for community-wide mutual benefit.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Concept: transformation.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Section through the “lavender teahouse”: tide and sun harnessed to manufacture tea and generate a tranquil space - like the lavender.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Continuation of master plan 1.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Continuation of master plan 2.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Plans: master plan 3.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Plans: master plan 4.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Isometric view: top portion.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Production and ecological cluster, New Haven, United Kingdom": Isometric view: bottom portion.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": View into the “Hypercore”.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Model shot: view into courtyard.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Entrance area: view from street.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Site plan.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": “Hypercore” concept.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Open ground floor landscape.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Micro climate.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Model shot: elevation.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Ground floor and office level.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Office building with green hypercore, Milan, Italy": Sections.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": The architects tried to reconcile the historical grandeur of the building with present-day demands for living.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Functional core.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": The project annexes part of an abandoned industrial site, stimulating the revival of the whole area.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Industrial fabric
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Box-in-box.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Moveable unit.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Sliding, transparent doors.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Axonometric view.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Phasing and east façade.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Plan.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Low-cost residence on industrial site, Ghent, Belgium": Holcim Awards Acknowledgment prize 2008 Europe (l-r): Edward Weysen and Lore De Baere
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Portovesme: recovery of the Red Muds Lake.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": National Land Reclamation Program: €30 billion for 53 polluted sites, 11 waterfronts: Campania, Sardinia, Sicily, Calabria, Puglia.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": 11 scarred coastal landscapes in Southern Italy: 100,000ha to be reclaimed in 4 master plans: East Naples, Portovesme, Milazzo, Saline Joniche.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": East Naples: redesigning the Sebeto River.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": East Naples: redesigning the Sebeto River.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Portovesme: recovery of the Red Muds Lake.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Milazzo: replanting the Mediterranean Forests.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Milazzo: replanting the Mediterranean Forests.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Saline Joniche: reuse of the Marine Basin.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Waterfront reclamation and remediation, Southern Italy": Saline Joniche: reuse of the Marine Basin.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Challenge: existing condition of the Gazela slum, home of more than 130 Romani families.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Result: new mahala is a culturally-responsive urban community for the Romani community.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Inclusion and participation.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": New mahala layout.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Small neighborhood.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Adequate Romani home layout.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Small passive solutions.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Ambiance of new mahala.
Project entry 2008 Europe - "Culturally-responsive urban village, Belgrade, Serbia": Ambiance of new mahala.
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