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3rd Awards Cycle: 2011-2012

The secondary school in Gando village, Burkina Faso by Kéré Architecture won the Holcim …
The secondary school in Gando village, Burkina Faso by Kéré Architecture won the Holcim Awards Gold 2012. The project uses traditional building materials and technologies and places great emphasis on actively involving the local population in the construction process. Locally-sourced clay is mixed with aggregates and cement to cast walls on-site based on a two-piece formwork.

A school project in Gando, Burkina Faso; a multifunctional community center in São Paulo, Brazil; and an urban renewal plan in Berlin, Germany are the winners of the Global Holcim Awards for 2012. The finalists were the regional Holcim Awards 2011 winning projects that had been selected from more than 6,000 entries in 146 countries.

Global Holcim Awards 2012
Prize handovers in Gando, Burkina Faso; Lausanne, Switzerland; São Paulo, Brazil; Zurich, Switzerland; Hamburg, Germany & London, United Kingdom.

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Europe
Ceremony in Milan, Italy

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 North America
Ceremony in Washington, DC, USA

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America
Ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East
Ceremony in Casablanca, Morocco

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Asia Pacific
Ceremony in Singapore

Last Updated: August 24, 2017
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