LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
Awards
3rd Competition
Regional Holcim Awards 2011
Europe

Winning projects 2011 in Europe

The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from across Europe have been announced at a ceremony in Milan.

A total of USD 300,000 was presented to ten outstanding projects submitted by architects, planners, engineers and project owners. The winning projects show the wide range of approaches in the region to sustainable construction that respond both to intensified urbanization and innovation in building materials and construction techniques.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Berlin, Germany

Urban renewal and swimming-pool precinct
Main Authors
Tim Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany; Jan Edler - realities:united, Berlin, Germany
Further Authors
Denise Dih - DODK Architekten BDAD; Heiko Sieker - Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof. Dr. Sieker, Hoppegarten, Germany; Anna Lundqvist - Man Made Land, Berlin, Germany; Christian Bohne - Man Made Land, Berlin, Germany Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Oostkamp, Belgium

City hall and civic center recycled from former factory
Main Author
Carlos Arroyo - Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Madrid, Spain
Further Author
Vanessa Cerezo - Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000 | Scilla, Italy

Lifestyle apartments and infrastructure recycled from former freeway viaducts
Main Author
Philippe Rizzotti - Philippe Rizzotti Architects, Paris, France
Further Authors
Samuel Nageotte - Samuel Nageotte Architecture, Paris, France; Tanguy Vermet - Off Architecture, Paris, France; Manal Rachdi - Off Architecture, Paris, France Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750 | Appeltern, Netherlands

High-density cottage garden structure
Main Author
Marijke Bruinsma - De Stuurlui Stedenbouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Further Authors
Marjan van Capelle - Atelier Gras, Schipluiden, Netherlands; Arjen de Groot - Atelier Gras, Schipluiden, Netherlands Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750 | Zurich, Switzerland

High-efficiency concrete formwork technology
Main Author
Matthias Kohler - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Further Authors
Fabio Gramazio - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Silvan Oesterle - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Axel Vansteenkiste - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Ammar Mirjan - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Petrus Lindström - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Selen Ercan - Gramazio & Kohler, Architektur und Digitale Fabrikation, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750 | Hamburg, Germany

Low-cost apartments incorporating smart materials
Main Author
Frank Barkow - Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Germany
Further Authors
Regine Leibinger - Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Germany; Mike Schlaich - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Matthias Schuler - Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 18,750 | Helsinki, Finland

Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district
Main Author
Matthias Sauerbruch - Sauerbruch Hutton, Berlin, Germany
Further Authors
Adrian Campbell - Arup UK, London, United Kingdom; Jan-Christoph Zoels - Experientia, Torino, Italy Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | London, United Kingdom

Efficient fabrication system for geometrically complex building elements
Main Author
Povilas Cepaitis - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom
Further Authors
Lluis Enrique Monzo - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Diego Ordoñez - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom; Carlos Piles - AA School of Architecture, London, United Kingdom Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 15,000 | Gijón / Xixón, Spain

Materials reuse and regional transformation scheme
Main Author
Elisa de los Reyes Garcia - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 10,000 | Seville, Spain

Bioluminescent devices for zero-electricity lighting
Main Author
Eduardo Mayoral - Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain Read more »
 
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