LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
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Regional Holcim Awards 2014
Africa Middle East

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“Sustainability? This is the contribution of my project”
“Sustainability? This is the contribution of my project”

Watch a summary of statements by the authors of the Holcim Awards prize winning projects in Africa Middle East: What contribution does my project make to sustainable construction?

Eco-Techno Park: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview
Eco-Techno Park: Holcim Awards Gold 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview

An ecological park for sustainable research and technology planned for Ortadoğu Sanayi ve Ticaret Merkezi, an industrial zone located in Ankara won the top prize. Creating an attractive communal space for its users with minimum interference to the natural context, the building and landscape design by architects Onat and Zeynep Öktem of ONZ Architects in Turkey incorporates various sustainable features.

Evergreen City: Holcim Awards Silver 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview
Evergreen City: Holcim Awards Silver 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview

A rehabilitation plan for a pine forest park in Beirut, Lebanon by Raëd Abillama of Raëd Abillama Architects from Lebanon won Silver. The urban plan develops the facilities and services needed in the park to open it to the public, and promoting it for cultural, social, sports, and environmental activities – while also maintaining and conserving the park’s natural habitats. 

Incremental Construction: Holcim Awards Bronze 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview
Incremental Construction: Holcim Awards Bronze 2014 for Africa Middle East – Project Overview

A project conducted in parallel by the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction & City Development (EiABC), Addis Ababa and Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany received Bronze. The project to explore and implement construction techniques that tangibly upgrade housing stock in the city was led by Dirk Donath. 

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Regional Holcim Awards 2014 Africa Middle East

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