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

Winning projects 2011 in Latin America

The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from across Latin America have been announced.

A total of USD 300,000 was presented to eleven outstanding projects at a ceremony in Buenos Aires. 

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | São Paulo, Brazil

Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub
Main Authors
Alfredo Brillembourg - Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), São Paulo, Brazil; Hubert Klumpner - Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Constitución, Chile

Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan
Main Author
Alejandro Aravena - Elemental, Santiago, Chile
Further Authors
Víctor Oddó - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Gonzalo Arteaga - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Fernando García-Huidobro - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Diego Torres - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Cristián Martínez - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Juan Cerda - Elemental, Santiago, Chile; Alejandro Gutierrez - Arup UK, London, United Kingdom; Eugenio Tironi - Tironi Asosciados, Chile Read more »

Bronze | USD 25,000 | Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Urban regeneration master plan
Main Author
Jose Castillo - arquitectura 911sc, Mexico City, Mexico
Further Author
Saidee Springall - arquitectura 911sc, Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Banderilla, Mexico

Ecological awareness and recreation reserve
Main Author
Jorge Ambrosi - Ambrosi Arquitectos, Mexico City, Mexico
Further Author
Pablo Rodolfo Pardo - Pardo Cué Arquitectos, Xalapa, Mexico Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Santiago, Chile

Green university library
Main Author
Mathias Klotz - klotz y asociados, Santiago, Chile Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Rosario, Argentina

Library with integrated community outreach
Main Author
Alfredo Tapia - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina
Further Authors
Gaston Atelman - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Martin Fourcade - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Julio Daniele - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Gonzalo Fernandez Reuter - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Axel Kruger - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Diego Sabattini - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Lucas Carranza - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Maria Curto - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Dante Rimondino - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Gabriela Alija - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Carolina Andretich - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Fernando Cigna - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Julieta Mansilla - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Luciana Borgatello - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Manuel Martinez - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Emanuel Garabello - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Vanesa Doning - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Marcos Segovia - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina; Juan Duarte - Aft Arquitectos, Cordoba, Argentina Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico

Recovery of the rail transport network
Main Author
Gustavo Madrid Vazquez - espacio entre tiempo Architects, Oaxaca, Mexico Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 15,000 | Mexico City, Mexico

Urban transit corridor and river remediation master plan
Main Author
Elias Cattan - Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico City, Mexico
Further Authors
Delfin Montañana - Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico City, Mexico; Lucie Nguyen - Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico City, Mexico; David Mandujano - Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico City, Mexico; Miguel Mercado - Taller13 Arquitectura Regenerativa, Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Córdoba, Argentina

Energy self-sufficient water desalination facility
Main Author
Mauro Ivan Barrio - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
Further Authors
Matias Damian Martin - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Juan Pablo Accotto - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 15,000 | Puerto Suárez, Bolivia

Reinvigorated waterways for transportation and sustainable development
Main Author
Martin Fernández de Lema - FADU - Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 10,000 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Densification and upgrade of university buildings
Main Author
Gabriel Kozlowski Maia - Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Further Authors
Pedro Salgado Dieguez - Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Maria Luisa Labarthe - Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Read more »
 
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