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Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Europe

Winners of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze 2011 Europe (l-r): Tim Edler (Gold), Carlos Arroyo and Vanessa Cerezo (Silver), and Tanguy Vermet, Samuel Nageotte and Philippe Rizzotti (Bronze)
Holcim Awards ceremony for Europe 2011 – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards ceremony for Europe 2011 – Milan, Italy
Winner of the Holcim Awards Gold 2011 Europe, Tim Edler of realities united, Germany.
Benoït-Henri Koch, Member of the Executive Committee, Holcim Ltd, Switzerland – welcome on behalf of the Holcim Foundation and its sponsor.
Lucia Castellano, Chief Councillor of the City of Milan for Housing, Municipal Property and Public Works, Italy - welcome on behalf of the City of Milan.
Pietro Guindani, Chairman of the Board, Vodafone Italy – keynote address at the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony.
Lucy Musgrave, Co-director of Publica, UK and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe jury – presentation of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes.
Alexander Biner, Partner at MS Management Service AG, Switzerland, and member of the Management Board of the Holcim Foundation (left) and Marta Malé, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Spain; Architectural Association (AA), UK; and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe jury – presentation of Acknowledgement prizes.
Marta Malé, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Spain; Architectural Association (AA), UK; and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe jury – presentation of Acknowledgement prizes.
Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Professor em., Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland, member of the Management Board of the Holcim Foundation and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe jury – presentation of the “Next Generation” prizes.
Carlo Gervasoni, General Manager, Holcim Central Europe – closing remarks and farewell.
Paola Maugeri, Master of Ceremonies.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Europe winners (l-r) Carlos Arroyo and Vanessa Cerezo of Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Spain.
Winners of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Europe at the regional Holcim Awards prize handover in Milan, Italy (l-r): Tanguy Vermet, Off Architecture, Paris, France; Samuel Nageotte, Samuel Nageotte Architecture, Paris, France; and Philippe Rizzotti, Philippe Rizzotti Architects, Paris, France.
Receiving the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Europe for High-density cottage garden structure, Appeltern, Netherlands (l-r): Marjan van Capelle of Atelier Gras and Marijke Bruinsma of De Stuurlui Stedenbouw, Netherlands from CEO of Holcim Belgium-Netherlands, Lukas Epple.
Holcim Awards ceremony for Europe 2011 – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards ceremony for Europe 2011 – Milan, Italy
Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation – ETH Zurich, Switzerland receiving the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Europe for High-efficiency concrete formwork technology: (l-r) Fabio Gramazio, Silvan Oesterle and Axel Vansteenkiste congratulated by Kaspar Wenger, Holcim Switzerland.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy; Receiving the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Europe for Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials, Hamburg, Germany (l-r): Mike Schlaich, Schlaich Bergermann und Partner and Frank Barkow, Barkow Leibinger Architects, Germany from CEO of Holcim Germany, Leo Mittelholzer.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy: Receiving the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Europe for Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district, Helsinki, Finland (l-r): Juan Lucas Young, Andrew Kiel and Jan-Christoph Zoels from CEO of Holcim Germany, Leo Mittelholzer.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy: Receiving the Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 1st prize 2011 Europe for Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements, London, UK (l-r): Povilas Cepaitis, Diego Ordoñez, LLuis Enrique, and Carlos Piles, AA School of Architecture, United Kingdom from Alain Bourguignon CEO Aggregate Industries UK.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy: Presentation of the Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 2nd prize 2011 Europe for Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme, Gijón / Xixón, Spain (l-r): Head of the Technical Competence Center of the Holcim Foundation and member of the Holcim Awards jury, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Switzerland; prize winner, Elisa de los Reyes Garcia, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain; and CEO of Holcim Spain, Vincent Lefevbre.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy: Presentation of the Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 3rd prize 2011 Europe for Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting, Seville, Spain (l-r): Head of the Technical Competence Center of the Holcim Foundation and member of the Holcim Awards jury, Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Switzerland; prize winner, Eduardo Mayoral, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; and CEO of Holcim Spain, Vincent Lefevbre.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe ceremony - September 15, 2011 - Milan, Italy: Representatives of all "Next Generation" prize winners for the Holcim Awards 2011 Europe (l-r): Elisa de los Reyes Garcia (2nd); Eduardo Mayoral (3rd); and Povilas Cepaitis, Diego Ordoñez, LLuis Enrique, and Carlos Piles (1st).
The icosahedron symbolizes the objectives of the Holcim Awards competition because sustainability always strives for harmony – between today and tomorrow, between resources and consumption, between needs and opportunities.
Holcim Awards ceremony at the Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan.
Dinner at the Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan.
Entertainment – Katakló Athletic Dance Theater by Giulia Staccioli.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe – poster gallery at The Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan.
Holcim Awards 2011 Europe – poster gallery at The Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan.
Transfer to the Starhotel Rosa Grand by tram at the conclusion of the Holcim Awards ceremony and dinner.
Member of the Holcim Awards jury and Co-director, Publica, London, United Kingdom - Lucy Musgrave: "[Holcim Awards Gold] is an excellent example of what could be achieved within challenging inner city areas that possess a rich tradition and cultural heritage where the local public has been overlooked."
Holcim Awards for Europe 2011 media breakfast – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards for Europe 2011 media breakfast – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards Gold 2011 winner for Europe – Tim Edler, realities united, Germany: Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany.
Holcim Awards for Europe 2011 media breakfast – Milan, Italy
Holcim Awards for Europe 2011 media breakfast – Milan, Italy
Tim Edler, realities united, Germany: Holcim Awards Gold 2011 for Europe winner for Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany.
Holcim Awards Silver 2011 for Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former …
Holcim Awards Silver 2011 for Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Holcim Awards Silver 2011 winner – Carlos Arroyo, Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Spain: City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium.
Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 winner – Philippe Rizzotti, Philippe Rizzotti Architects, France: Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts, near Scilla, Italy.
Holcim Awards "Next Generation" 1st prize 2011 winner – LLuis Enrique, AA School of Architecture, United Kingdom: Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements, London, UK.
Member of the Holcim Awards jury and Co-director, Publica, London, United Kingdom - Lucy Musgrave: "[Holcim Awards Gold] is an excellent example of what could be achieved within challenging inner city areas that possess a rich tradition and cultural heritage where the local public has been overlooked."
Alessio Battistella, ARCò - Architettura e Cooperazione, Italy presents their project which won the Holcim Awards Silver 2011 in region Africa Middle East winner: Sustainable refurbishment of a primary school, near Al Azarije, Palestine
Edward Schwarz, General Manager, Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, Switzerland.
Visit to the Pirelli Tower, designed by Giò Ponti and the highest point in the city of Milan
Guided tour of the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo Da Vinci with special focus on Leonardo Da Vinci.
Dinner at the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo Da Vinci.
Performance by the Living Paper Cartoon, Ennio Marchetto.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Eat me!
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Concept.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: System.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Eathouse.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Take-away.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Harvesting.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Eathouse.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Harvesting.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: 3-D Model.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure: Construction.
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 winner for High-density cottage garden structure project authors (l-r): Marijke Bruinsma, De Stuurlui Stedenbouw, Schipluiden, Netherlands; and Marjan van Capelle and Arjen de Groot, Atelier Gras, Schipluiden, Netherlands.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Glowing porous conglomerate.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Natural environment illuminated with populations of bioluminescent bacteria, also used to generate signs to orient people in the woods.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Lighting devices and billboards powered by bioluminescent bacteria to be used in cities.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Vibrio Fischeri.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Ambient lighting and billboards.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Green glowing hab.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Pyrocystis Fusiformis.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Info-display billboard.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Glowing barfield.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Glowing barfield.
Project entry 2011 "Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting", Seville, Spain: Author portrait.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-generating: landscaping.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-using strategy - catalog of construction systems made of reused materials.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-inhabiting - main sections, introduction to different communities.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-qualifying: urban planning.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-programing - main plans.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-inhabiting - communities (1).
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-inhabiting - communities (2).
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-designing - construction.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-supplying - water/air.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: RE-assembling - structure.
Project entry 2011 "Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme", Gijón, Spain: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
1x1m double curved free-form wax element, produced by a robotic process, and the concrete positive cast against it.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
A robotic forming method, wax formwork and free-form concrete characterize a sustainable, waste-less process: forming sand and wax re-used after each process cycle.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Digital formwork planning.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Re-usable forming sand.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Robotically formed sand mold.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Re-usable wax.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Pouring wax formwork.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Wax negative/concrete positive.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Assembly on standard support.
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project entry 2011 Europe – High-efficiency concrete formwork technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Project authors (l-r): Fabio Gramazio, Silvan Oesterle, Axel Vansteenkiste, Matthias Kohler.
Project entry 2011 "Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district", Helsinki, Finland: Foyer.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
An uncompromising in-situ recycling, not just to recycle materials like the steel, but to reuse the space itself, and all the functioning – often invisible – systems.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Total change inside, creating a luminous landscape of clouds; a sheltered public space within a controlled weather environment, where simple modular clusters may be arranged.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Main elements.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Diagrams and Thermal onion.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Controlled weather conditions.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Plan of bubbles and clusters.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Image.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Productive landscape.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Cluster construction January 2011.
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, …
Project entry 2011 Europe – City hall and civic center recycled from former factory, Oostkamp, Belgium
Interior and exterior.
Project entry 2011 "City hall and civic center recycled from former factory", Oostkamp, Belgium: Author portrait.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: View inside apartment.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: View from the street.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Location and site plan.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Floor plans.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Construction.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Material combination.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Façade detail.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Energy concept.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Model.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Model detail.
Project entry 2011 "Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials", Hamburg, Germany: Team image.
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Global Holcim Awards finalist entry 2012 – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Space and people density.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Space and people density.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Panorama Flussbad - right side.
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Panorama Flussbad - left side.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Location in Berlin’s Center.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: River schemes.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Changing river use.
Project entry 2011 "Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct", Berlin, Germany: Details water treatment and pool.
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Project entry 2011 Europe – Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct, Berlin, Germany
Main authors Tim and Jan Edler.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast components fabricated in towers.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast components assembled in surface.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Cast on Cast process.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Waste in building processes.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: a-b-b-c logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Assembly.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Angle logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Pavilion (Towers and Surface).
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Hexagon logic.
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Pavilion (Surface).
Project entry 2011 "Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements", London, United Kingdom: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Discovering the vertical villages.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Inside the nests, a new way of high quality life.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: General axonometry.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Strategy and program.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Existing viaduct pile.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Reinforcement of the structure.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Circulations and fluids.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Creation of land plots.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Progressive colonization.
Project entry 2011 "Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts", Scilla, Italy: Living in a vertical village.
Winners of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Europe (l-r, top): Philippe Rizzotti, Philippe Rizzotti Architects, Paris, France and Samuel Nageotte, Samuel Nageotte Architecture, Paris, France (l-r, lower) Tanguy Vermet and Manal Rachdi, Off Architecture, Paris, France.
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