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Regional Holcim Awards 2011
Africa Middle East

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East

Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East ceremony, Casablanca, Morocco
Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East ceremony, Casablanca, Morocco
Winners of the Holcim Awards Gold 2011 Africa Middle East for "Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso" (l-r): Diébédo Francis Kéré and Dominique Mayer, Kéré Architecture, Germany
Dominique Drouet, CEO, Holcim Morocco – welcome on behalf of the Holcim Foundation and its sponsor.
Javier de Benito, Area Manager for the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Holcim Ltd, Switzerland – Chair of the Day at the A11AM-media-DeBenito-001x.jpg Javier de Benito, Area Manager Holcim for Mediterranean and North Africa, and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East jury. » Download high-resolution version (JPG, 1.63 MB) A12GLgoBFhoCH04.jpg Presentation of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012 in Lausanne, Swizterland (l-r): Bernard Fontana, CEO, Holcim; Enrique Norten, Principal/Founder, TEN Arquitectos & Head, Global Holcim Awards jury; Rolf Soiron, Chairman, Holcim; Javier de Benito, Area Manager Africa Middle East, Holcim; Dessi Slava, Kéré Architecture; Dieudonné Souguouri, 1st Counselor, Embassy of Burkina Faso in Switzerland; and team from Kéré Architecture including Diébédo Francis Kéré (with certificate). » Download high-resolution version (JPG, 2.35 MB) A11_EU_misc_SpPre3.jpg Javier de Benito, Area Manager for the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Holcim Ltd, Switzerland – Chair of the Day at the Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East presentation in Casablanca, Morocco.
Mohammed El Hakkaoui, Directer au Ministère de l'energie et de l'environnement, Morocco – welcome on behalf of the Kingdom of Morocco.
Mohamed Berrada, Counselor, Royal Institute of Education, Morocco – keynote address at the Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East ceremony.
Claude Fussler, special advisor to the United Nations Global Compact, France; vice-chairman of the Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden; and founding member of the Holcim Foundation – presentation of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes.
Chrisna du Plessis , Associate Professor, Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa and member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Africa Middle East in 2011 – presentation of Acknowledgement prizes.
Abderrafih Lahbabi , Directeur Pédagogique, Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture (EAC), Morocco – presentation of Acknowledgement prizes.
Joe Addo, Principal of Constructs LLC, Ghana/USA and member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Africa Middle East 2011 – presentation of the “Next Generation” prizes.
Salima Imani, Head HR and Communciations, Holcim Morocco – closing remarks and farewell.
Faïçal Tadlaoui, Master of Ceremonies.
Holcim Awards ceremony for Africa Middle East 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
Holcim Awards ceremony for Africa Middle East 2011 – Casablanca, Morocco
Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Africa Middle East presentation in Casablanca, Morocco (l-r): Luca Atanasio, Consul General of Italy in Morocco; Piero Corpina, Deputy Country Manager, Holcim Italy; winner Giovanna Claudia Rosa Romano, ARCò - Architettura e Cooperazione; and Javier de Benito, Area Manager Holcim for Mediterranean & North Africa.
Representatives of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Africa Middle East winner ‘Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco’ (l-r): Salima Naji, Morocco; Martin Rauch, Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst, Austria; and Elmar Nägele, Nägele Waibel Architects, Austria
Winners of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze 2011 Africa Middle East (l-r): Salima Naji (Bronze), Diébédo Francis Kéré and Dominique Mayer (Gold), Giovanna Romano (Silver), Martin Rauch and Elmar Nägele (Bronze).
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Africa Middle East winners "Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria" (l-r): Sani Mustapha, Dept of Architecture, Ahmadu Bello Univ (ABU), Nigeria; Heinz Müller, Vice Rector, Bern Univ of Applied Sciences (BUAS); Mas'ud Abdulkarim, Dept of Architecture, ABU; Charles Oluwole Job, BUAS, Switzerland; Okey Nduka, Univ of Nigeria, Nigeria.
Representatives of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Africa Middle East winner ‘Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, United Arab Emirates’ (l-r): Bob Gysin, Rudolf Trachsel and Sebastian El Khouli, Bob Gysin + Partner BGP Architekten, Switzerland and David Telford, Kaisersrot, United Kingdom.
Holcim Awards 2011 ceremony for Africa Middle East – Casablanca, Morocco
Holcim Awards 2011 ceremony for Africa Middle East – Casablanca, Morocco
Representatives of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Africa Middle East winner ‘Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa’ (l-r): Jessica Tami Cohen, Andrew Justin Cooke and Sheeraj Ismail, Architecture co-op, South Africa.
Representatives of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Africa Middle East winner ‘Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco’ (l-r): Michel Mossessian and José Marquez, Mossessian & Partners, United Kingdom.
Representatives of the four winning teams of Holcim Awards 2011 Acknowledgement prizes Africa Middle East.
Presenting the ‘Next Generation’ 1st prize to ‘Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa’, Stephan Olivier (left), CEO Afrisam, South Africa. The prize is accepted by Ronald Davey on behalf of Calayde Aenis Davey, University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Winners of the ‘Next Generation’ 2nd prize 2011 Africa Middle East for ‘Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia’ (l-r): Gunho Kim and Wonjoon Han, University of Seoul, South Korea.
Receiving the ‘Next Generation’ 3rd prize 2011 Africa Middle East for ‘Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco’ (l-r): project supervisor Abd Essalam Basset and project author Khalid El Jaouhari, ENA Rabat National School of Architecture, Morocco.
Winners of the three winning teams of the Holcim Awards 2011 ‘Next Generation” prizes Africa Middle East.
Prize winners in the Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East at the prize ceremony in Casablanca where a total of USD 300,000 was presented to ten outstanding projects that illustrate the broad scope of applying sustainable approaches in construction including school infrastructure, community renewal, urban redevelopment, and energy-efficient design.
Holcim Awards 2011 media breakfast.
Holcim Awards 2011 Gold winner for region Africa Middle East - Diébédo Francis Kéré, Kéré Architecture, Germany.
Holcim Awards 2011 Silver winner - Giovanna Claudia Rosa Romano, ARCò - Architettura e Cooperazione, Italy.
Holcim Awards 2011 winners - Giovanna Claudia Rosa Romano (Silver), and Dominique Mayer and Diébédo Francis Kéré, Kéré Architecture, Germany.
Holcim Awards 2011 Bronze winner - Salima Naji, Morocco.
Holcim Awards 2011 'Next Generation' 1st prize winner - Khalid El Jaouhari, ENA Rabat National School of Architecture, Morocco.
Abderrafih Lahbabi, Director of Studies, Ecole Supérieure d'Architecture de Casablanca, Morocco, and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Africa Middle East jury.
Javier de Benito was Area Manager of Holcim Ltd with responsibility for Africa, Middle East until the end of 2014 and was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for Africa Middle East in 2014.
Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the Holcim Foundation at the Holcim Awards ceremony for Africa Middle East held in Casablanca, Morocco in September 2011.
The Holcim Awards jury for region Africa Middle East met in Casablanca, Morocco in June 2011 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Javier de Benito, Hashim Sarkis (Head of Jury), Joe Osae-Addo, Abderrafih Lahbabi, Amer Moustafa, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Mphethi Morojele, Chrisna du Plessis and Holger Wallbaum.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Refurbishment phases/photos of the renewed school / details of the external wall.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
General plan and sections/photos of the renewed school / detail section and façades of the external mobile panels.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Design drawings/photos.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Instruction booklet/photos.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Photos of the renewed building.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Team picture
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: The transition generation develops an industrial opportunity for urban reformation.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: The new industrial 21st century society shows an integrated urban market with the productive vertical farm.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Developing a new legacy.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Developing a new industry.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Productive 21st buildings.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Developing new architecture.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Developing organic buildings.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Bunker mushroom floor plans.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Hydroponic factory.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: The new industrial city.
Project entry 2011 - Adaptive re-use of industrial site for urban agriculture, Pretoria, South Africa: Main author image
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Give priority to pedestrians, create a pole of attraction. Making the high landscape curve a promenade, the end of it is crowned by the architectural project.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: The Agadir meaning.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Establishing an organic relation to the site the fluid complex is a hybrid that merges, social, cultural, and iconic, creating a dynamic civic building for a wider public.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Being inspired.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Terraced openwork façade.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Solution to Agadir’s seismicity.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Human sensitivity.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: A self-sustaining project.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Land attachment, memory.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Sensitivity to the environment.
Project entry 2011 - Culturally-sensitive urban master plan, Agadir, Morocco: Author portrait.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Working model.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: East elevation and longitudinal section.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Site plan.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: First floor.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Perspective.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Ground floor.
Shading façade.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Working model.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Energy diagram.
Project entry 2011 - Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco: Energy concept.
Team image (l-r): Salima Naji, Morocco; Martin Rauch, Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst, Austria; and …
Team image (l-r): Salima Naji, Morocco; Martin Rauch, Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst, Austria; and Elmar Nägele, Nägele Waibel Architects, Austria
Representatives of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Africa Middle East winner ‘Training center for sustainable construction, Marrakesh, Morocco’ (l-r): Elmar Nägele, Nägele Waibel Architects, Austria, Salima Naji, Morocco; Anna Heringer, Germany, Martin Rauch, Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst, Austria and Ernst Waibel, Nägele Waibel Architects, Austria
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Main entrance to the Sprinter Building and the café/restaurant from the central plaza.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Façade section with shading device and construction.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Arabic urban structure.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Natural ventilation.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Master plan and Ground floor.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: First and Second floor.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Climate concept.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Solar shading device.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: View into the courtyard.
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE
Project entry 2011 - Building implementing holistic architectural design, Masdar City, UAE: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Team of Nigerian and Swiss researchers.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: The end products.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Raw materials: rice husks.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Raw materials: groundnut husks.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Raw materials: corn cobs.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Shredded raw materials.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Testing material properties.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Testing material strength.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: A variety of composite boards.
Project entry 2011 - Affordable building materials from recycled agricultural waste, Zaria, Nigeria: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Elemental place making.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Passive and low energy strategies.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
UNESCO World Heritage site.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
UNESCO World Heritage site.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Natural systems.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Natural systems.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Contextually appropriate.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Close to nature.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Touch the earth lightly.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Sustainable public eco-tourism facility, Cape Town, South Africa
Project team (l-r): Andrew Justin Cooke and Jessica Tami Cohen, Architecture co-op, South Africa.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Aerial view.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Climate concept
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Site plan.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project phases.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Project objectives.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Courtyard.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Plan.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Entrance perspective.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Cross section.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Buffer zone.
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, …
Project entry 2011 Africa Middle East – Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso
Project entry 2011 - Secondary school with passive ventilation system, Gando, Burkina Faso: Team Picture.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Site plan and aerial view.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: View from the Fez River.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Entrance to the Medina.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Thresholds and vistas.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: View from the Souk.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: View from the Plaza.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Elevations and section.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Urban articulation diagram.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Air flow diagram.
Project entry 2011 - Urban precinct reconstruction and rehabilitation, Fez, Morocco: Author Picture.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: For 3 months in the rainy season the structure gathers soil while submerged in the river.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Africa has two seasons: dry and rainy. These two climates render significant changes in the river. Our building responds to this and brings changes.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Site analysis.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Study of pattern.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: It is a whole site master plan.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Concept of agriculture.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: The section and plan.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Function of detailed-section.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Aerial view of master plan.
Project entry 2011 - Passive floodplain agricultural system, Gohatsion, Ethiopia: Team picture.
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