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

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards Ceremony 2017 North America

The winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America have been announced in Chicago, USA.

Sustainability has become a core principle of architecture and construction in North America. The winners show how the leading edge of sustainable design means reaching far beyond “common sense”. Their approaches use proven instruments that are cleverly applied to improve the quality of life. So the world builds better.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

18:00
Ceremony
Ceremony

Celebration and presentation to prize-winners at the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 North America.

Friday, October 13, 2017

10:00
Second day program
Second day program

Guests at the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover participated in a full-day tour of Chicago that placed sustainable construction in its local context. It included notable sites of interest including the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB), the largest architecture and design exhibition in North America, showcasing the transformative global impact of creativity and innovation in these fields.

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