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Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017
Asia Pacific

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Asia Pacific

The winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 winners for Asia Pacific have been announced in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sustainable construction in Asia Pacific also means building for the community. The three main Awards winning projects deal with buildings for education – involving the community and sustainably improving neighborhoods.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Thane, India

White Rabbit in India
White Rabbit in India
Home for marginalized children
Main Author
Avneesh Tiwari - atArchitecture, Mumbai, India; Neha Rane - atArchitecture, Mumbai, India Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | Bandung, Indonesia

Microlibrary in Indonesia
Microlibrary in Indonesia
Learning Center
Main Author
Florian Heinzelmann - SHAU, Bandung, Indonesia; Daliana Suryawinata - SHAU, Bandung, Indonesia Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Dhaka, Bangladesh

Floating University in Bangladesh
Floating University in Bangladesh
BRAC University campus
Main Author
Mun Summ Wong - WOHA, Singapore
Further Author(s)
Richard Hassell - WOHA, Singapore; Sim Choon Heok - WOHA, Singapore; Jalal Ahmad - J.A. Architects, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Wolfgang Kessling - Transsolar Energietechnik, Munich, Germany Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Rayong, Thailand

Catenary Arches in Thailand
Catenary Arches in Thailand
Ban Chang Town Hall
Main Author
Boonserm Premthada - Bangkok Project Studio, Bangkok, Thailand Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Parung, West Java, Indonesia

Growing Grassroots in Indonesia
Growing Grassroots in Indonesia
Training center for organic agriculture in Parung
Main Author
Kamil Muhammad - pppooolll, Jakarta, Indonesia; Brahmastyo Puji - pppooolll, Jakarta, Indonesia
Further Author(s)
Firman Mohamad - Bogor, Indonesia Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Beijing, China

Maximize the Minimum in China
Maximize the Minimum in China
Baitasi urban regeneration
Main Author
Yue Zhang - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Shimeng Hao - Beijing University of Civil Engineering & Architecture (BUCEA), School of Architecture & Urban Planning, Beijing, China; Liying Wu - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Peiming Li - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Cong Nie - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Mengxing Cao - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Yu Wang - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China
Further Author(s)
Qingchun Li - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China; Yang Zhang - Tsinghua University, School of Architecture , Beijing, China Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Thecho, Nepal

Water Collective in Nepal
Water Collective in Nepal
Multifunctional public space
Main Author
Miho Mazereeuw - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Risk Lab, Cambridge, USA; David Moses - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Risk Lab, Cambridge, USA; Aditya Barve - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Risk Lab, Cambridge, USA; Larisa Ovalles - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Risk Lab, Cambridge, USA; Hugh Magee - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Urban Risk Lab, Cambridge, USA Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

"Next Generation" 1st prize | USD 25,000 | Guming near Nanjing, China

Low-rise, high-density in China
Low-rise, high-density in China
Participatory village transformation
Main Author
Mengyuan Zhu - Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Further Author(s)
Xing Yifan - Southeast University, Nanjing, China; Yu Fei - Southeast University, Nanjing, China; Pei Yifei - Southeast University, Nanjing, China Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 20,000 | Varanasi, India

Sacred and Profane in India
Sacred and Profane in India
Water treatment infrastructure
Main Author
Vedhant Maharaj - Rebel Base Collective, Johannesburg, South Africa Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 15,000 | Ruteng, Indonesia

School Hub in Indonesia
School Hub in Indonesia
Vocational training facility
Main Author
Andi Subagio - SASO, Jakarta, Indonesia
Further Author(s)
Danna Rasyad Priyatna - SASO, Jakarta, Indonesia; Theodorus Alryano Deotama - Jakarta, Indonesia Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 10,000 | Taichung, Taiwan

Meta(bio)lism in Taiwan
Meta(bio)lism in Taiwan
Exploring resilient ecosystems
Main Author
Tzu-Jung Huang - Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan Read more »

Recognition

Building Better Recognition | Ambepussa, Sri Lanka

Post-War Collective in Sri Lanka
Post-War Collective in Sri Lanka
Community library and social recuperation
Main Author
Milinda Pathiraja - Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Further Author(s)
Ganga Ratnayake - Robust Architecture Workshop, Colombo, Sri Lanka Read more »
 
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Micro Library: Silver 2017 Asia Pacific
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Floating University: Bronze 2017 Asia Pacific
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