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Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017
Latin America

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 Latin America

The winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 winners for Latin America have been announced in San José, Costa Rica.

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.

Winners

Gold | USD 100,000 | Mexico City, Mexico

Hydropuncture in Mexico
Hydropuncture in Mexico
Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex
Main Author
Manuel Perló Cohen - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Loreta Castro Reguera - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Further Author(s)
Yvonne Labiaga - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Elena Tudela - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Víctor Luna - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Fernando Gómez - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico; Oscar Torrentera - HUVA Consultoría; Julian Arroyo - D202, Mexico City, Mexico; Sara Sour - Virens Arquitectura Paisaje Ingeniería, Mexico City, Mexico; Gustavo Rojas - Área Común, Mexico City, Mexico; Néstor Rangel - Taller Capital, Mexico City, Mexico; José Antonio Poncelis - GAIA, Los Angeles, USA; Jorge Compeán - GAIA, Los Angeles, USA; Alejandra Ramos - Mexico City, Mexico; Emilio Ponce - Mexico City, Mexico; Jetro Centeno - Mexico City, Mexico; Margarita Gorbea - Mexico City, Mexico; Oscar Díaz - Mexico City, Mexico; Lino Pau - Mexico City, Mexico Read more »

Silver | USD 50,000 | São Paulo, Brazil

Community Capital in Brazil
Community Capital in Brazil
Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis
Main Author
Sol Camacho Davalos - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Jonathan Franklin - Exxpon, São Paulo, Brazil
Further Author(s)
Maria Arquero de Alarcon - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA; Heloisa Escudeiro - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Haydar Baydoun - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Giuseppe Filocomo - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Didier Callot - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Eric Ennser - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Gabriel Barbosa - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil; Camille Dardanne - Raddar, São Paulo, Brazil Read more »

Bronze | USD 30,000 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Urban Circulatory System in Brazil
Urban Circulatory System in Brazil
Sanitation system in informal communities
Main Author
Eva Pfannes - Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Sylvain Hartenberg - Ooze Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands Read more »

Acknowledgement prizes

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Cartagena, Colombia

Incremental Weaving in Colombia
Incremental Weaving in Colombia
Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces
Main Author
Adèle Naudé Santos - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU), Cambridge, USA
Further Author(s)
Débora Mesa Molina - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Prototypes of Prefabrication Laboratory (POPLab), Cambridge, USA Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pure Math in Brazil
Pure Math in Brazil
Minimal-impact research institute
Main Author
Vinicius Andrade - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Marcelo Morettin - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil
Further Author(s)
Renata Andrulis - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Marcelo Maia Rosa - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Carlos Eduardo Miller - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Adriane De Luca - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Felipe Fuchs - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Fernanda Carlovich - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Fernanda Mangini - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Jaqueline Lessa - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Melissa Kawahara - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Raphael Souza - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Tina Niessner - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Eduardo Miller - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Johanna Miklos - Andrade Morettin Arquitetos, São Paulo, Brazil; Anna Costa - Oiti Consultoria Ambiental, São Paulo, Brazil; Ricardo Vianna; Yopanan Rebello - Ycon Engenharia, São Paulo, Brazil; Raul Bessa - Greenwatt Consultores de Energia, São Paulo, Brazil; Geraldo Moretti - Moretti Engenharia Consultiva, São Paulo, Brazil; Marcos Holtz - Harmonia Davi Akkerman + Holtz, São Paulo, Brazil; Mario Segall - SQ Maquetes, São Paulo, Brazil; Renata Morettin - São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Helena Nicotero - Vox intérpretes, São Paulo, Brazil; Catherine Hallot - Masterplan Engenharia e Consultoria Ambiental, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Masaya, Nicaragua

Seeding Health in Nicaragua
Seeding Health in Nicaragua
Relocatable modular surgical hospital
Main Author
Paula Montoya - Paula Montoya – any scale architecture, Madrid, Spain; Javier Alonso - Javier Alonso arquitectos, Cádiz, Spain
Further Author(s)
Juan Escudero - London, United Kingdom; Martha Peña - Madrid, Spain; Ester Corral - Madrid, Spain Read more »

Acknowledgement prize | USD 20,000 | Curridabat, Costa Rica

Socio-Spatial Governmentality in Costa Rica
Socio-Spatial Governmentality in Costa Rica
City building strategy
Main Author
Irene García Brenes - Municipality Curridabat, Curridabat, Costa Rica; Edgar Mora Altamirano - Municipality Curridabat, Curridabat, Costa Rica; Erick Calderón Acuña - Tándem Arquitectura, San José, Costa Rica; Alvin Soto Bolaños - Tándem Arquitectura, San José, Costa Rica; Antonio Salas - Yuso Proyectos, San José, Costa Rica Read more »

"Next Generation" prizes

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

Territorial Figure in Argentina
Territorial Figure in Argentina
Tidal energy landscape
Main Author
Stefano Romagnoli - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Juan Cruz Serafini - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Tomás Pont Apóstolo - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 2nd prize | USD 20,000 | Cerro de Pasco, Peru

Clearwater Revival in Peru
Clearwater Revival in Peru
Public baths and sewage treatment plant
Main Author
Boris Lefevre - Marseille, France Read more »

"Next Generation" 3rd prize | USD 15,000 | Córdoba, Argentina

Service Points in Argentina
Service Points in Argentina
Public facility towers
Main Author
Ángela Ferrero - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Augustina Nieto - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; María Belén Pizarro - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Seizen Uehara - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina; Lucía Uribe Echevarria - Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina Read more »

"Next Generation" 4th prize | USD 10,000 | Medellín, Colombia

Revealing Infrastructure in Colombia
Revealing Infrastructure in Colombia
Multipurpose telecommunication towers
Main Author
Alejandro Vargas Marulanda - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia; Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia; Iojann Restrepo García - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia Read more »

Recognition

Building Better Recognition | Medellín, Colombia

Articulated Site
Articulated Site
Water reservoirs as public park
Main Author
Mario Fernando Camargo Gómez - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia; Luis Orlando Tombé Hurtado - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia Read more »
 
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