LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
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2nd Competition
Global Holcim Awards 2009

Global Holcim Awards finalists 2009

Almost 5,000 projects from authors in 90 countries were submitted in the competition which aims to promote sustainable responses from the building and construction industry to technological, environmental, socioeconomic and cultural issues.

The 15 winners of the gold, silver and bronze prize in each of the five regions automatically qualified for the global phase of the competition where a total of USD 650,000 in additional prize money was on offer.

The global Holcim Awards finalists included projects from Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Hungary, India, Morocco, Slovenia, Switzerland, UAE, Uganda, USA, and Vietnam, and involved additional project teams from Japan and Spain.

Finalists

Brazil | Rio de Janeiro

Low-energy university mediatheque
Main Author
Angelo Bucci - spbr arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil
Further Authors
João Paulo Faria - spbr arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Ciro Miguel - spbr arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Juliana Braga - spbr arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Brazil | Florianopolis

Solar water heating and rainwater tower
Main Author
Maria Andrea Triana - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil
Further Authors
Roberto Lamberts - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil; Marcio Andrade - LabEE-UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil Read more »

Canada | Sudbury

Living with Lakes Center for freshwater restoration and research
Main Author
John Gunn - Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
Further Authors
Peter Busby - Peter Busby and Wills Architects, Vancouver, Canada; Jeffrey Laberge - J L Richards & Associates, Sudbury, Canada Read more »

China | Beijing

Sustainable planning for a rural community
Main Author
Yue Zhang - Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Further Authors
Feng Ni - Beijing Municipal Commission of Urban Planning, Beijing, China; Lingbo Sun - Urbanenergy, Cambridge, USA Read more »

Colombia | Medellín

Urban integration of an informal area
Main Author
Gustavo Restrepo Lalinde - Empresa de Desarrollo Urbano, Medellín, Colombia
Further Authors
Carlos Rodriguez - Medellin, Colombia; Alejandro Echeverri - Medellin, Colombia; Miguel Guerrero - Green Architecture Advocacy Philippines; Cesar Hernandez; Marcia Caro - Medellin, Colombia; Angela Luna - Medellin, Colombia; Felipe Diaz - Medellin, Colombia; Sergio Fajardo - Medellin, Colombia; Varela Deyanile - Medellin, Colombia; Carmen Hurtado - Medellin, Colombia; Carlos Jimenez - Medellin, Colombia; Pablo Baez - Medellin, Colombia; Ana Vergara - Medellin, Colombia; Juan Narvaez - Medellin, Colombia Read more »

Hungary | Budapest

Contextual government quarter development
Main Author
Peter Janesch - Team0708 Kft, Budapest, Hungary Read more »

India | Hyderabad

Energy-efficient office complex
Main Author
Mark Igou - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York, USA
Further Author
Sanjay Chawla - Maytas Properties Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, India Read more »

Morocco | Fez

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 »

Slovenia | Maribor

Temporary urban extension in a former landfill
Main Author
Belinda Tato - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain
Further Authors
Jose Luis Vallejo - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain; Constantino Hurtado - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain; Diego García-Setién - ecosistema urbano, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Switzerland | Zermatt

Autonomous alpine shelter, Monte Rosa hut
Main Author
Andrea Deplazes - Studio Monte Rosa, DARCH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Zurich, Switzerland
Further Author
Marcel Baumgartner - Studio Monte Rosa, DARCH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

Uganda | Rakai

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

United Arab Emirates | Dubai

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

USA | San Francisco

Self-contained day labor station
Main Author
Liz Ogbu - Public Architecture, San Francisco, USA
Further Author
John Peterson - Public Architecture, San Francisco, USA Read more »

USA | New York City

Solar 2 - Green Energy, Arts & Education Center
Main Author
Christopher J Collins - Solar One, New York, USA
Further Authors
Colin Cathcart - Kiss + Cathcart Architects, Brooklyn, USA; Nigel Nicholls - Arup New York, New York, USA; Judith Heintz - Wallace Roberts & Todd, New York, USA Read more »

Vietnam | Ho Chi Minh City

Low-impact greenfield university campus
Main Author
Kazuhiro Kojima - Coelacanth and Associates C+A, Tokyo, Japan
Further Authors
Sanuki Daisuke - Daisuke Sanuki Architectural Design Office, Tokyo, Japan; Vo Nghia - Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Read more »
 
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