Project entry 2008 North America - "Solar 2 Green Energy, Arts and Educational Center, New York, USA": 85kWh photovoltaic integrated roof.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Self-contained day labor station, New York, USA": The day labor station provides a specific place for day labor gatherings and facilitates the employment process.
Lake shore view: an iconic building and model for sustainable living on the shore of the city’s drinking water reservoir.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Minimal-impact North Vancouver Outdoor School, Vancouver, Canada": Gateway to the North Vancouver Outdoor School: a demonstration facility promoting lifelong environmental stewardship.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Strategy for environmentally-friendly integration of beehives, Detroit, USA": Beehives: out of the way but surely not “out of sight”.
Front view: Evergreen Brick Works.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Construction in vivo - Microstructure research for building skins, Cambridge, USA": Open-cells skin prototype.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Residential density for urban spaces, Toronto, Canada": Sub-project 8: creeping.
Project entry 2008 North America - "Responsive urban downtown activity center, Boston, USA": Section through fitness center.
The winners of the second North American Holcim Awards competition for Sustainable Construction projects were announced at a ceremony in Montreal.
Total prize money of USD 270,000 was presented to nine projects from Canada and the United States that showcase the latest approaches to address critical topics including housing affordability, employment, renewable energy, and water efficiency.