LafargeHolcim Foundation Rewarding Excellence in Sustainable Construction
Awards
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017
Latin America

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Latin America

LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Celebrating their LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 win (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Prize-winning teams of the LafargeHolcim Awards Latin America 2017. Whether for wastewater, drinking water, or tidal water, many of the prize winners have innovative and often surprising proposals for ways to master the use of this precious resource in Latin America.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2017 (l-r): Loreta Castro Reguera and Manuel Perló Cohen, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City for Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2017 (l-r): Loreta Castro Reguera and Manuel Perló Cohen, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City for Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Presentation to the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold (l-r): Angelo Bucci, Co-founder & Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury; prize winners Manuel Perló Cohen and Loreta Castro Reguera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City for Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex in Mexico; Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold (l-r): Loreta Castro Reguera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City congratulated by Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation and Angelo Bucci, Co-founder & Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Celebrating the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver prize winner: Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis in São Paulo, Brazil.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Sergio Mauricio (left), Commercial Director of LafargeHolcim in Brazil; and Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America (right) congratulate LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 winners (center) Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar and Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Celebrating their LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 win (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Celebrating their LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 win (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, both São Paulo, Brazil for Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for their Sanitation system in informal communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Eva Pfannes y Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for their Sanitation system in informal communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Eva Pfannes y Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Presentation to winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for their Sanitation system in informal communities of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Sergio Mauricio, Commercial Director, LafargeHolcim Brazil; Eva Pfannes y Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands; and Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee, LafargeHolcim.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Main prizes (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Exxpon and Sol Camacho Davalos, Raddar, Brazil (Silver); Loreta Castro Reguera and Manuel Perló Cohen, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Gold); Eva Pfannes and Sylvain Hartenberg from Ooze Architects, Netherlands (Bronze).
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgment 2017 for Relocatable modular surgical hospital, Masaya, Nicaragua (l-r): Paula Montoya, any scale architecture, Madrid, Spain and Javier Alonso, Javier Alonso arquitectos, Cádiz, Spain.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgment 2017 for Relocatable modular surgical hospital, Masaya, Nicaragua (l-r): Javier Alonso, Javier Alonso arquitectos, Cádiz, Spain and Paula Montoya, any scale architecture, Madrid, Spain congratulated by Henry Rathgeb, CEO LafargeHolcim in Nicaragua.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces, Cartagena, Colombia (l-r): Justin Heejoon Lim, Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Debora Mesa Molina, MIT PopLab; Manjarres Silva, Ronald David Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo; Adèle Naudé Santos, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, MIT; and Giovanni Bernardino Bellotti, MIT.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces, Cartagena, Colombia (l-r): Justin Heejoon Lim, Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Debora Mesa Molina, MIT PopLab; Manjarres Silva, Ronald David Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo; Adèle Naudé Santos, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, MIT; and Giovanni Bernardino Bellotti, MIT.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Middle East Africa prize handover ceremony, Nairobi
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Middle East Africa prize handover ceremony, Nairobi
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces, Cartagena, Colombia (l-r): Ronald David Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo; Debora Mesa Molina, MIT PopLab; Justin Heejoon Lim, Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Adèle Naudé Santos, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, MIT and Giovanni Bernardino Bellotti, MIT congratulated by Jaime Hill, CEO LafargeHolcim in Colombia.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Minimal-impact research institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Marcelo Morettin and Vinicius Andrade, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Minimal-impact research institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (l-r): Marcelo Morettin and Vinicius Andrade, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Minimal-impact research institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Vinicius Andrade (l) Marcelo Morettin (r) of Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil congratulated by Enrico Zito (center), CEO LafargeHolcim in Brazil.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for City building strategy, Curridabat, Costa Rica (l-r): Erick Calderón Acuña, Tándem Arquitectura, San José, Costa Rica; Irene García Brenes and Edgar Mora Altamirano, Municipality Curridabat, Curridabat, Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winning teams of the four LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes in Latin America.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the Next Generation 1st prize for Territorial Figure in Argentina, Punta Loyola, Argentina (l-r): Tomás Pont Apóstolo, Stefano Romagnoli and Juan Cruz Serafini, all Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Presentation of the Next Generation prizes for projects in Argentina (l-r): Carlos Espina, CEO LafargeHolcim in Argentina congratulates winners of the Next Generation 1st prize Juan Cruz Serafini, Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Stefano Romagnoli, together with Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba who received the prize on behalf of the winning team of the 3rd prize.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of the Next Generation 2nd prize for Public baths and sewage treatment plant, Cerro de Pasco, Peru - Boris Lefevre of Marseille, France.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of the Next Generation 2nd prize for Public baths and sewage treatment plant, Cerro de Pasco, Peru - Boris Lefevre of Marseille, France.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation of the Next Generation 2nd prize for Public baths and sewage treatment plant in Cerro de Pasco, Peru (l-r): winner Boris Lefevre, Marseille, France congratulated by Carmen Zeindler, LafargeHolcim Foundation, Switzerland.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the Next Generation 3rd prize for Public facility towers (l-r): María Augustina Nieto, Lucía Uribe Echevarria, María Belén Pizarro, Ángela Ferrero and Seizen Uehara all from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Carlos Espina (center, left), CEO of LafargeHolcim in Argentina presents the LafargeHolcim Next Generation 3rd prize to Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba who receives the prize on behalf of the winning team: Ángela Ferrero, María Augustina Nieto, María Belén Pizarro, Seizen Uehara and Lucía Uribe Echevarria for Public facility towers, Córdoba, Argentina.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of the Next Generation 4th prize 2017 for Multipurpose telecommunication towers, Medellín, Colombia (l-r): Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño, Alejandro Vargas Marulanda and Iojann Restrepo García all from Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Colombia.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winner of the Next Generation 4th prize 2017 for Multipurpose telecommunication towers, Medellín, Colombia (l-r): Alejandro Vargas Marulanda, Iojann Restrepo García and Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño all from Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Colombia congratulated by Jaime Hill, CEO LafargeHolcim in Colombia.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Winners of the Next Generation prizes (l-r): Boris Lefevre of Marseille, France for project in Peru (2nd); Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño, Alejandro Vargas Marulanda and Iojann Restrepo García all from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (4th); and Juan Cruz Serafini, Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Stefano Romagnoli, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (1st). Not pictured - 3rd prize team from Argentina.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Mario Camargo (left) receives the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition on behalf of the team of colectivo 720 in Calí, Colombia from Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America. The recognition was awarded for a winning project from a previous competition cycle, one which has been built and has stood the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Mario Camargo (left) receives the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition on behalf of the team of colectivo 720 in Calí, Colombia from Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America. The recognition was awarded for a winning project from a previous competition cycle, one which has been built and has stood the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Mario Camargo (left) receives the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition on behalf of the team of colectivo 720 in Calí, Colombia from Oliver Osswald, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for Latin America. The recognition was awarded for a winning project from a previous competition cycle, one which has been built and has stood the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Mario Camargo of colectivo 720 in Calí, Colombia introduces his LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition project which won the Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold in the fourth competition cycle. The jury applauded that it “foregrounds the value of water as an important resource of urban life, celebrating a piece of infrastructure as a civic work of collective pride and beauty.”
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Mario Camargo of colectivo 720 in Calí, Colombia introduces his LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition project which won the Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold in the fourth competition cycle. The jury applauded that it “foregrounds the value of water as an important resource of urban life, celebrating a piece of infrastructure as a civic work of collective pride and beauty.”
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Angelo Bucci: Co-founder and Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America 2017 introduces the “target issues” for sustainable construction and the adjudication process.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Angelo Bucci: Co-founder and Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America 2017 introduces the “target issues” for sustainable construction and the adjudication process.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Angelo Bucci: Co-founder and Principal, spbr arquitetos; and Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and Head of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Latin America 2017 introduces the “target issues” for sustainable construction and the adjudication process.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Fernando Diez, Editorial Director, Summa+; and Professor of Urbanism, Universidad de Palermo (UP), Argentina and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Pietro Stagno, Founding Member, Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical, Costa Rica and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Pietro Stagno, Founding Member, Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical, Costa Rica and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Vanessa Gomes da Silva, Associate Professor of Architecture & Urbanism, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Vanessa Gomes da Silva, Associate Professor of Architecture & Urbanism, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil and member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury Latin America 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Welcoming prize-winners and guests: Veronica Zigante, Head of LafargeHolcim in Costa Rica, as host Country for the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for Latin America in 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Welcoming prize-winners and guests: Veronica Zigante, Head of LafargeHolcim in Costa Rica, as host Country for the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for Latin America in 2017.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation introduced the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition on behalf of Enrique Norten, Principal & Founder, TEN Arquitectos, Mexico/USA and member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, who was unable to attend the ceremony due to severe weather affecting travel to San José.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Entertaining guests at the event: Niños de La Carpio – SIFAIS, San José, Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Entertaining guests at the event: Niños de La Carpio – SIFAIS, San José, Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Entertaining guests at the event: Niños de La Carpio – SIFAIS, San José, Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Guests from across Latin America and beyond gathered for the announcement of the LafargeHolcim Awards winners - representing the leading edge of sustainable construction in the region.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Guests from across Latin America and beyond gathered for the announcement of the LafargeHolcim Awards winners - representing the leading edge of sustainable construction in the region.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America prize handover ceremony, San José
Reception cocktails following the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover ceremony.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
An array of five projects showcasing the leading edge of sustainable construction in Latin America were the focus of the media briefing to conclude the LafargeHolcim Awards prize hand-over ceremony held in San José.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Loreta Castro and Manuel Perló (speaking) explained how their LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Gold winning project in Mexico City brings together public amenities in combination with an integrated water retention and treatment complex.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Sol Camacho presented the Silver Award winning mixed-use civic hub in the largest favela of São Paulo, which brings sustainable architecture and sustainable financing together.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Erick Calderón, co-author of the LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prize winning project from Curridabat, Costa Rica the plan for an eastern suburb of San José envisions the city in coexistence with its flora and fauna.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Erick Calderón Acuña of Tándem Arquitectura, Costa Rica discussing his LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement winning project, City building strategy for Curridabat, Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Eva Pfannes showed how, with the Bronze Award winner, wastewater will no longer pollute natural waterways, but will be treated using constructed wetlands as an effective and proven treatment to clean wastewater.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
An array of five projects showcasing the leading edge of sustainable construction in Latin America were the focus of the media briefing to conclude the LafargeHolcim Awards prize hand-over ceremony held in San José.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Three students of the National University of Cordoba in Argentina (l-r): Stefano Romagnoli, Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Juan Cruz Serafini introduced their idea of creating a tidal energy landscape to generate electric energy and a large-scale recreational area on the Argentinian coast at Punta Loyola.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Stefano Romagnoli - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina, Next Generation 1st prize winner for Tidal energy landscape, Punta Loyola, Argentina at the media briefing.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Pietro Stagno, member of the Awards Jury 2017 and Co-founder of the Institute for Tropical Architecture in San José, positioned the prize winning projects in a regional context and emphasized the importance of addressing water issues at the crux of improving the lives of communities.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America media briefing, San José
Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, explained the objectives of the Awards competition to raise awareness and promote sustainability in the built environment.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
“La Cueva de la Luz” (Cave of Light) is a stunning piece of architecture by Train Atelier created for Integrated System of Art Education for Social Inclusion (SIFAIS). The private non-profit organization in San José promotes self-advancement and social integration through the teaching and learning of art, sports or trades.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
“La Cueva de la Luz” (Cave of Light) is a stunning piece of architecture by Train Atelier created for Integrated System of Art Education for Social Inclusion (SIFAIS). The private non-profit organization in San José promotes self-advancement and social integration through the teaching and learning of art, sports or trades.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
“La Cueva de la Luz” (Cave of Light) is a stunning piece of architecture by Train Atelier created for Integrated System of Art Education for Social Inclusion (SIFAIS). The private non-profit organization in San José promotes self-advancement and social integration through the teaching and learning of art, sports or trades.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Coffee production has played a key role in Costa Rica’s history and continues to be important to the country’s economy. Guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony visited Café Britt for an introduction to the coffee industry and production in Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Coffee production has played a key role in Costa Rica’s history and continues to be important to the country’s economy. Guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony visited Café Britt for an introduction to the coffee industry and production in Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Coffee production has played a key role in Costa Rica’s history and continues to be important to the country’s economy. Guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony visited Café Britt for an introduction to the coffee industry and production in Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Coffee production has played a key role in Costa Rica’s history and continues to be important to the country’s economy. Guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony visited Café Britt for an introduction to the coffee industry and production in Costa Rica.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation introduces the winning team of the Next Generation 3rd prize. Their “Public facility towers” project’s twofold objective is to provide an array of services for low-income populations as well as to increase social interaction among citizens.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Celebrating the Next Generation prize winning teams from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (l-r): Tomás Pont Apóstolo and Stefano Romagnoli (1st prize); Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba; María Augustina Nieto, Lucía Uribe Echevarria, María Belén Pizarro, Ángela Ferrero and Seizen Uehara (3rd prize); Awards Coordinator from Holcim Argentina Laura Marina Gomez; event guest Javier Giorgis; and Juan Cruz Serafini (1st prize).
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation congratulates the Next Generation 3rd prize winners (l-r): Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba; María Augustina Nieto, Lucía Uribe Echevarria, María Belén Pizarro, Ángela Ferrero and Seizen Uehara.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Celebrating the success of teams from Argentina in the Next Generation category (l-r): Mariela Marchisio, Dean of Architecture, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba with Tomás Pont Apóstolo (1st), Javier Giorgis (event guest), Juan Cruz Serafini (1st) and Stefano Romagnoli (1st) all from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America second day program, San José
Farewell dinner concluding the LafargeHolcim Awards event for Latin America hosted in Costa Rica.
The LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Latin America selected projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Angelo Bucci (Brazil), Carlos Espina (Argentina), Philippe Block (Switzerland), Pietro Stagno (Costa Rica), Emilio de la Cerda (Chile), Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Tatiana Bilbao (Mexico), Fernando Diez (Argentina). The jury met in June 2017 at the Faculty of Architecture & Urbanism, University of São Paulo (USP), which was designed by architects João Batista Vilanova Artigas and Carlos Cascaldi.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Rainwater runoffs are managed through two regulatory basins, which are kept in natural conditions on the project. These become a landscape landmark for the entire region and its inhabitants, promoting education showing the capabilities that basaltic stone grounds have to foster natural water infiltration.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Main entrance through Ermita-Minas-Paraíso, busy crossroads, view towards Sierra Santa Catarina.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The rainwater mirror lies at the center of the park. This venue is intended to transform from dry-scape to waterscape along the year.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Cross section relating sidewalk and park. Underground runoff flows. Park program underneath
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The core of the park is formed by the Weeping Willow courtyard. This venue works during rainy days, catching the aboveground rainwater and producing a temporary pond that gradually filters water.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Social center roof terrace view, southeastern access. Endemic plants adjust to climate conditions
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Quebradora facilitates non-motorized mobility, enabling movement from up the sierra to Ermita.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Through a set of hard, vegetated squares and gardens, the park provides spaces for all age groups and genders.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The park considers all age groups. A skate park and plaza has been designed for teenagers.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The open-air theatre is adjacent to Calle Paraíso, detected as the most dangerous in the area. It will promote night activities to have open space occupation along most of the day.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The park’s basaltic stone pavements promote natural water infiltration while providing a long lasting venue built with on site materials.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Each public square is represented by an endemic tree species, providing it with identity.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Adding a museum and a library with cafeteria are part of the community’s proposals.
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2018 – Hydropuncture in Mexico
The park stitches together the previously uncommunicated surroundings, promoting day-long activities.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Providing a universally accessible urban design that stimulates new dynamics and neighborhood activities.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Recommended ergonomics, and section.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Materials in use and material saving through recycling, and proposed urban furniture; including bicycle parking, urban benches, a playground and a recycling area.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
3D model of the site and the proposed intervention.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Understanding the topography and the existing elements of the site to create landscape space and also using local vegetation to improve the environmental quality by creating birding and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Reuse of the existing water reservoir as public space for encounters.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Aerial view: Integration of the public park into the existing landscape.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The programming of the new park comprises multipurpose classrooms, an auditorium, recreational spaces and also technical rooms (storage, waste management etc.).
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Clockwise from top-left: Artificial lighting supply; waste handling and recycling; cooling with winds; and water handling.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop view and design process: Level, reuse, articulate, integrate and illuminate. The project established continuity using public space as the articulating piece and transitional axis between the city and the architectural object. The topography and the pre-existing elements are understood and transformed into landscape space that contains the program. Furthermore, local vegetation is used to improve environmental quality by creating bird-watching and wildlife trails.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Rooftop plan: Building merging with public space.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Water, light and the city landscape accentuate identity with place, and enhance an urban landmark.
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
Global finalist entry 2015 - Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park
The project provides public space for leisure and vitality.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Outdoor auditorium: The architectural form adapts to the pre-existing elements to ensure minimal impact, and results in an affordable and sustainable building. The sustainable environmental design strategies tend to maximize passive solar design, natural lighting and ventilation, and food waste control, among others. Additionally, the corporate premises ensure operation of the water distribution network, as well as consideration of future projects that the promoter plans on site.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Public space and architecture articulated by an element that unifies positive and negative space.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Ground floor plan: Potable water storage tanks transformed.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Flexible spaces and universal accessible urban design stimulate community activities.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Water courtyard: Water as the key element that recovers the memory of place and corporate image.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
Building materials and recycling: Used for urban furniture and building construction.
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, …
Project entry 2014 Latin America – Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park, Medellín, Colombia
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