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

Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 North America

LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze for North America celebrate at a prize handover event in Chicago.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2017 (l-r): Haibin Tan, Constance Bodurow, Will Bright and Eric Mahoney for their project Bottom-up neighborhood planning in Detroit.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold prize (l-r): Member of all five regional Awards juries, Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich); Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico; Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim; prize winners Constance Bodurow, Will Bright, Eric Mahoney and Haibin Tan for their project Bottom-up neighborhood planning in Detroit; John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2017 (l-r): Cynthia Wilson, Oliver Lang and James Ko for a modular midrise housing project in Vancouver.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation to the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver winners (l-r): Member of all five regional Awards juries, Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich); Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico; Oliver Lang, Cynthia Wilson and James Ko winners of the Silver Award for a modular midrise housing project in Vancouver; René Thibault, CEO LafargeHolcim Western Canada.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Members of the team from Kennedy & Violich Architecture (l-r): Mary White, Kristina Jones, Frano Violich, Shawna Meyer, Sheila Kennedy and Cathrin Summa. Their net-zero greenhouse for Wellesley College won the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2017 for region North America.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation to the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze (l-r): Member of all five regional Awards juries, Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich); Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico; Frano Violich, Sheila Kennedy, Shawna Meyer, Kristina Jones, Mary White and Cathrin Summa; and John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze winning teams: Eric Mahoney, Haibin Tan, Constance Bodurow and Will Bright (Gold); Frano Violich, Shawna Meyer and Sheila Kennedy from Kennedy & Violich Architecture (Bronze); and Oliver Lang, Cynthia Wilson and James Ko from LWPAC + Intelligent City (Silver).
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
All prize winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Vivian Kuan (l) and Mitchell Joachim of Terreform ONE, Brooklyn, New York received an Acknowledgement prize for their modular edible insect farm.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of an Acknowledgement prize for their Modular edible insect farm, New York City (l-r): Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ; prize winners Mitchell Joachim and Vivian Kuan of Terreform ONE; and Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
The UCLA Warner Graduate Art Studio renovation and addition by (l-r): Mark Lee and Sharon Johnston of Johnston Marklee & Associates, Los Angeles won an Acknowledgement prize.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of an Acknowledgement prize for the UCLA Warner Graduate Art Studio renovation and addition in Los Angeles (l-r): Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim; prize winners Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates; and Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of an Acknowledgement prize for the design of an All-timber high-rise load-bearing structure in Portland, Oregon (l-r): Thomas F. Robinson, LEVER Architecture and Anyeley Hallova, project^, both Portland, Oregon.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of an Acknowledgement prize for the design of an All-timber high-rise load-bearing structure in Portland, Oregon (l-r): Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim; winners Anyeley Hallova, project^ and Thomas F. Robinson, LEVER Architecture, both Portland, Oregon; and John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Acknowledgement prize winners for an Urban watershed framework plan in Conway, Arkansas (l-r): Stephen Luoni and Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Acknowledgement prize winners for an Urban watershed framework plan in Conway, Arkansas (l-r): John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US; winners Stephen Luoni and Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas; and Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation to the winning teams of the four Acknowledgement prizes (l-r): Vivian Kuan and Mitchell Joachim of Terreform ONE; Maik Strecker, Head Growth & Innovation North America, LafargeHolcim; Anyeley Hallova, project^ and Thomas F. Robinson, LEVER Architecture;Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates; John Stull, CEO Cement LafargeHolcim US; Stephen Luoni, University of Arkansas; Jury member Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture and Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University, NJ; and Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winning teams of the four Acknowledgement prizes (l-r): Anyeley Hallova, project^ and Thomas F. Robinson, LEVER Architecture; Stephen Luoni and Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas; Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of Johnston Marklee & Associates; and Vivian Kuan and Mitchell Joachim of Terreform ONE.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Georgina Baronian from Princeton University won the Next Generation 1st prize for a Prototype for a cooling roof.
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 1st prize (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & Member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation with member of the Awards jury Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich congratulate winner Georgina Baronian from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Jason Heinrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada - winner of the Next Generation 2nd prize for a Protocol for agent-based neighborhood transformation.
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 (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, with Sarah Graham, Ambassador of the Awards competition and Founding Partner, agps-architecture, Los Angeles, with prize winner Jason Heinrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, NY - winner of the Next Generation 3rd prize for Retrofitting residential neighborhoods.
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 3rd prize (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & Member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation with member of the Awards jury Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich congratulate winner Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, New York, USA.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Peteris Lazovskis, Harvard University, Cambridge MA - winner of the Next Generation 4th prize for Climate control experiments for enhanced comfort levels.
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 4th prize (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & Member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation with member of the Awards jury Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich congratulate winner Peteris Lazovskis, Harvard University, Cambridge MA for Climate control experiments for enhanced comfort levels.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the Next Generation prizes (l-r): Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, New York, USA (3rd); Georgina Baronian, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1st); Jason Heinrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2nd); Peteris Lazovskis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (4th).
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation to the winners of the Next Generation prizes for students and young professionals (l-r): Gérard Kuperfarb, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim & Member of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation with member of the Awards jury Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich; Georgina Baronian, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1st); Jason Heinrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2nd);Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, New York, USA (3rd); Peteris Lazovskis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (4th); and member of the Awards jury Kevin Daly, Founder Kevin Daly Architects, Los Angeles.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Recipients of the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition (l-r): Gloria Lee & Nathan Swift, SwiftLeeOffice, Los Angeles, USA.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Presentation of the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition (l-r): Pascal Casanova, Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico with recipients Gloria Lee & Nathan Swift, SwiftLeeOffice, Los Angeles, USA.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Gloria Lee of SwiftLeeOffice (SLO), Los Angeles, introduces the work of SLO including the new school building prototype for the Los Angeles Unified School District to replace several inadequate temporary structures. The project won the LafargeHolcim Awards Silver North America in 2011 and the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition for standing the test of time as a particularly successful example of sustainable building.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Introducing the LafargeHolcim Foundation and its role in promoting sustainable construction worldwide: Rolf Soiron, Chairman of the Board of the LafargeHolcim Foundation, Switzerland.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Kevin Daly, Founder Kevin Daly Architects, Los Angeles and Member of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 jury for North America introduces the winners of the Next Generation category for students and young professionals.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Forrest Meggers, Professor at the School of Architecture & Andlinger Center for Energy & Environment at Princeton University and Member of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 jury for North America introduces the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Sarah Graham, Founding Partner agps-architecture, Los Angeles/Zurich and Member of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 jury for North America, introduces the LafargeHolcim Awards which has become the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Geoffrey Baer, host of the legendary Chicago T program “Ask Geoffrey” welcomed the guests of the LafargeHolcim Awards ceremony to his city with a run-down of its 400 million year history in ten minutes. He started with the fossils of the region’s early inhabitant ammonites and rapidly brought all guests up to speed with what makes Chicago such an iconic city.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Chicago-based artbeatlive Elliott From on stage at the LafargeHolcim Awards.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
David Michael Maas and Dania Kasseva of “QuickChange” entertained the guests of the Awards ceremony with a series of elegant ballroom sequences combined with a progression of dramatically colourful costume changes.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold celebrate (l-r): Constance Bodurow from studio[Ci], Detroit, USA with Eric Mahoney, Will Bright, Haibin Tan and Jinru Shen.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
An exhibition of the prize-winning projects generated enthusiastic discussions about the ideas and people behind the projects at the leading edge of sustainable design.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
A full house of architects, engineers, building professionals and experts attended the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover for North America in Chicago.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
A full house of architects, engineers, building professionals and experts attended the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover for North America in Chicago.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
The presentation of prizes and reception dinner were held at the same location.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
A full house of architects, engineers, building professionals and experts attended the LafargeHolcim Awards prize handover for North America in Chicago.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
The winning team of the LafargeHolcim Awards Gold for North America celebrate in Chicago - their project for bottom-up neighborhood planning in Detroit won the top prize for the region in the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Pascal Casanova (l), Member of the Executive Committee of LafargeHolcim responsible for North America including Mexico presents the LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition to Gloria Lee & Nathan Swift, SwiftLeeOffice, Los Angeles, USA.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America prize handover ceremony, Chicago
Winners of the Next Generation prizes (l-r): Sarah Gunawan, School of Architcture and Planning, University at Buffalo, New York, USA (3rd); Georgina Baronian, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (1st); Jason Heinrich, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2nd); Peteris Lazovskis, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (4th).
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
This year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme “Make New History.”
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
Johnston Marklee & Associates are the Artistic Directors of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Founding partner Mark Lee gave an introduction to the Biennale and the role of the Artistic Directors in selecting architects and artists whose eye-opening creations will invite the public to explore how the latest architecture can and will make new history in places around the world.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
This year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme “Make New History.”
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
“Cloud Gate” (constructed 2004-06) public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
The historic Chicago Cultural Center, located in the heart of downtown Chicago, serves as the hub of activities for the Biennial and the site of the main exhibition.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
Guests enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and viewed architectural gems among the city’s renowned landmarks.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
Guests enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and viewed architectural gems among the city’s renowned landmarks.
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America second day program, Chicago
Guests enjoyed a cruise along the Chicago River and viewed architectural gems among the city’s renowned landmarks.
The LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region North America met at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (l-r): Dominique Corvez (USA), Kevin Daly (USA), Paul Fast (Canada), Ray Cole (Canada), Harry Gugger (Switzlerland), Jeanne Gang (USA), Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Forrest Meggers (USA), and Jennifer Wolch (USA).
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Solar skin.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Rendering of building section and exploded exterior wall and solar skin assembly.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Exterior rendering with perforated solar skin with apertures of various size to control daylight and view, and wall panels with applied graphics.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Rendering and site plan.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Plans and systems diagrams.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Prototype variations.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: NZE design strategies.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Renderings and sections.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Exterior elevations.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Typical classroom.
Project entry 2011 - Zero net energy school building, Los Angeles, USA: Team picture.
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