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

Regional Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America

Winners of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze 2011 Latin America (l-r): Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda and Diego Torres of ELEMENTAL S.A., Chile (Silver); Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner, Urban Think Tank, Brazil (Gold); and Jose Castillo and Saidee Springall, arquitectura 911sc, Mexico
Markus Akermann, CEO, Holcim Ltd, Switzerland – welcome on behalf of the Holcim Foundation and its sponsor
Architect, Pablo Beitía – keynote address at the Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America ceremony.
Carolyn Aguilar, Dean, Department of Architecture, Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), Mexico City, Mexico and Head of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America – presentation of the Holcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes
Members of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America 2011 (l-r): Vanderley M John, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Construction Engineering, Polytechnic School, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Daniel Bermúdez Samper, Professor of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá – presentation of Acknowledgement prizes
Michel Rojkind, Design Principal, Rojkind Arquitectos, Mexico City, Mexico and member of the Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America jury – presentation of the “Next Generation” prizes.
José Cantillana, CEO of Holcim Argentina – closing remarks and farewell
Andrea Frigerio, Master of Ceremonies
Holcim Awards ceremony for Latin America 2011 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Holcim Awards ceremony for Latin America 2011 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Winners of the Holcim Awards Gold 2011 Latin America for Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil (l-r): Hubert Klumpner and Alfredo Brillembourg, Urban Think Tank, Brazil
Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America ceremony – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America ceremony – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Members of the winning team of the Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Latin America for Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile (l-r): Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda and Diego Torres of ELEMENTAL S.A., Chile
Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Latin America for "Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan", Constitución, Chile. Prize presentation (l-r): Carolyn Aguilar, Head of Jury and Dean of Architecture, Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA); Markus Akermann, CEO, Holcim Ltd; winners Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda and Diego Torres of ELEMENTAL S.A.
Winners of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Latin America for Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico (l-r): Saidee Springall and Jose Castillo, arquitectura 911sc, Mexico
(l-r): A. Leu, Executive Committee Member for Latin America, Holcim Ltd; C. Aguilar, Head of Jury & Dean of Architecture, Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA); E. Kretschmer, CEO, Holcim Apasco; Minister M. Mercado, Chargé d'Affairs, Embassy of Mexico in Argentina; M. Akermann, CEO, Holcim Ltd; winners S. Springall & J. Castillo, arquitectura 911sc
Winners of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America for Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico (l-r): Pablo Rodolfo Pardo, Pardo Cué Arquitectos, Mexico and Jorge Ambrosi, Ambrosi Arquitectos, Mexico
Winner of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America for Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico (l-r): Gustavo Madrid Vazquez, espacio entre tiempo Architects, Mexico with Master of Ceremonies, Andrea Frigerio.
Representatives of the winning team of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America for Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina (l-r): Gaston Atelman, Martín Fourcade and Alfredo Tapia, AFT Arquitectos, Argentina
Winner of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America for Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico (l-r): Gustavo Madrid Vazquez, espacio entre tiempo Architects, Mexico with Master of Ceremonies, Andrea Frigerio.
Members of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America winning team for Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico (l-r): Lucie Nguyen and Delfin Montañana, Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico.
(l-r): A. Tapia, M. Fourcade & G. Atelman, AFT Arq.; L. Beauchemin, CEO, Grupo Polpaico; M. Klotz, klotz y asociados ltda; P. Pardo, Pardo Cué Arq.; J. Ambrosi, A. Arq.; J. Cantillana; G. Madrid, espacio entre tiempo Arch.; E. Kretschmer, Holcim Apasco; V. John, jury member; L. Nguyen, Taller13 Arq. Regenerativa; D. Montañana, Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico
Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 1st prize 2011 Latin America presentation for Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina (lr): José Cantillana, CEO of Holcim Argentina congratulates winners Mauro Ivan Barrio and Matias Damian Martin, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), Argentina
Presentation to the winner of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 2nd prize 2011 Latin America for Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia (l-r): José Cantillana, CEO of Holcim Argentina congratulates winner Martin Fernández de Lema, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina
Members of the winning team of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 3rd prize 2011 Latin America for Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Gabriel Kozlowski Maia and Pedro Salgado Dieguez, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-Rio), Brazil
Winners of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 2011 Latin America prizes (l-r): Gabriel Kozlowski Maia and Pedro Salgado Dieguez, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-Rio), Brazil (3rd); Mauro Ivan Barrio and Matias Damian Martin, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), Argentina (1st); and Martin Fernández de Lema, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina (2nd)
Media Breakfast, Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America
Hubert Klumpner, Urban Think Tank, Brazil – winner of the Holcim Awards Gold 2011 Latin America for Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Alejandro Aravena, ELEMENTAL S.A., Chile – winner of the Holcim Awards Silver 2011 Latin America for Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Jose Castillo, arquitectura 911sc, Mexico – winner of the Holcim Awards Bronze 2011 Latin America for Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Mauro Ivan Barrio, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), Argentina – winner of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 1st prize 2011 Latin America for Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina
Matias Damian Martin, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC), Argentina – winner of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 1st prize 2011 Latin America for Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina
Martin Fernández de Lema, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina – winner of the Holcim Awards “Next Generation” 2nd prize 2011 Latin America for Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia
Alfredo Tapia, AFT Arquitectos, Argentina – winner of the Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize 2011 Latin America winner for Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina
Carolyn Aguilar, Dean of the Department of Architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in Mexico City, Mexico and Head of the Jury Region Latin America
Markus Akermann, Chairman of the Management Board of the Holcim Foundation, and CEO of Holcim Ltd, Switzerland
Media Breakfast, Holcim Awards 2011 Latin America
Pablo Carballo, Head of Corporate Communications, Holcim Argentina and Media Breakfast Moderator
Tango Porteño dinner and show introduced the original Tango of Buenos Aires.
Private tour through the Teatro Colón, considered one of the best theaters in the world. The building is acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction, it celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2008.
Casa Curutchet: one of only two buildings in the Americas by Le Corbusier, the building is an example for the adaptation of the characteristic principles of domestic architecture of Le Corbusier's "five points of architecture" in the urban context of a city.
Farewell river cruise approaching the Puente de la Mujer ("Woman's Bridge") footbridge which has a unique asymmetrical arrangement. The single mast with cables suspending a portion of the bridge rotates 90 degrees to allow water traffic to pass, and was designed by Santiago Calatrava and completed in 2001.
Farewell river cruise at Puerto Madero Waterfront, in the Buenos Aires CBD, occupying a significant portion of the Río de la Plata riverbank and representing the latest architectural trends in the city of Buenos Aires.
Holcim Awards 2011 jury for Latin America (l-r): Bruno Stagno, Marc Angélil, Vanderley John, Daniel Bermúdez Samper, Michel Rojkind, Carolyn Aguilar (Head of Jury), Hans-Rudolf Schalcher, Angelo Bucci, and Andreas Leu met in Mexico City.
Project is embedded in the challenging situation of a high risk zone.
Building and landscape work as one, a node of social infrastructure and exchange.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project catalysts.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Paraisopolis high risk zones.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Plan.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Outdoor night performance.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Landscape.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Building systems.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, São Paulo, Brazil
Water systems and reuse.
Landscape elements.
Team picture.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Market.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Production unit.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Pantanal matrix.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Matrix -propousal.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Port Suarez - Corumba: actual.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Master plan.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Market.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Production unit.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Market and education.
Project entry 2011 - Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia: Production unit and living.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: The transformed retention basin includes spaces for community workshops and local commerce, acting as a complement to an existing community center.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: The conversion of retention basins into public spaces seeks to activate the neighborhood socially and economically in order to mitigate the current violence rates.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Socio-economic processes.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Scopes of sustainability.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Social and spatial marginality.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Community workshop.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Neglected retention basin.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: New park / local workshops.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Risk due to eroded slope.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Skatepark / urban agriculture.
Project entry 2011 - Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Reconstructed foreshores.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Damage after earthquake-tsunami, and PRES mitigation park solution.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
New green urban areas.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Park opens the city to the river.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Reconstructed foreshores.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Forest mitigates tsunami impact.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Conditioned construction area.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Reconstruction of public space.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Reconstruction of housing.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Active citizen participation.
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, …
Project entry 2011 Latin America – Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constitución, Chile
Members of the project team from Elemental, Santiago, Chile.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Analysis plan: shows the actual state of the territory, the railway system, and the main issues this project will address.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: The project plan shows the project generalities, the new lines track, and some interventions in the region.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Region physiography.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Railway history.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: San Sebastián Abasolo.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Tiacolula Valley low-fl oor train and bikeway.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Tiacolula Valley ground level station and bikeway.
Project entry 2011 - Recovery of the rail transport network, Oaxaca Valley, Mexico: Author portrait.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: The “Trojan Library” - description.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Project renderings.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Roof plan.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Ground floor plan.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Upper floor plans.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Sections and elevations.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Public entrance.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Public plaza.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Public terrace.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Building strategies.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Team Picture.
Project entry 2011 - Library with integrated community outreach, Rosario, Argentina: Main Author Portrait.
Front view from access road.
Vegetal continuity between façade and terrace.
Lower floors.
Upper floors.
Elevation and sections.
Cafeteria interior view.
Access ramp to the building.
Reading and study space.
Interior tour.
Open shelf sector.
Team picture.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED systems/new landscape.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED plants/working.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED new landscape.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED (Tokio- Ushuaia).
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED Section A-A / Section B-B.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED Section C-C / Section D-D.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED spatiality.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED information.
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED model (1).
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: SED model (2).
Project entry 2011 - Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility, Córdoba, Argentina: Team picture
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: The ecology center “La Martinica” intends to harmoniously integrate the city, citizens and nature.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Masterplan.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Reforestation.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Hydrology.
Entrance/office building.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Exhibition center/museum.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Agro-industry workshops.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Lookout tower.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Lake.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Gardens.
Project entry 2011 - Ecological awareness and recreation reserve, Banderilla, Mexico: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Context and story of the place systems.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Coexisting with living systems.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Regenerating the Rio La Piedad.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: The essence of the place.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Current situation.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Living components.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Consequences of the project.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: An ethical mobility strategy.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Replicability in the city.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: The veins of the city.
Project entry 2011 - Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan, Mexico City, Mexico: Team picture.
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Front view.
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Project overview – hyperbuilding
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Guidelines.
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Axonometric of the cluster.
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Sustainability
Project entry 2011 - Densification and upgrade of university buildings, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Main Author portrait
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