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6th Forum – “Re-materializing Construction”

The campus of the American University in Cairo (AUC).
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Mobile Workshop – Architecture Heritage
The Mobile Workshop on Architecture Heritage provided a glimpse into the current efforts of Egypt to save its rich cultural heritage, spanning over 8000 years.
Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, United Kingdom at the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum on “Re-materializing Construction” held in Cairo, April 2019.
Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, United Kingdom at the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum on “Re-materializing Construction” held in Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
“Sustainability is inseparable from energy, and inseparable from the process of recycling.” – Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, United Kingdom
“Architecture is the easy part – in the end achieving a sustainable built environment is down to political will and generating optimism.” – Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, United Kingdom
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
“Visual impact is an important element, but social impact is intrinsic to sustainable design.” – Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron, Switzerland at the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum held in Cairo, 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
“The existing building is tomorrow’s new building material.” – Anne Lacaton, Principal, Lacaton & Vassal Architectes, France at the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum held in Cairo, 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
“We need to deconstruct preconceived ideas – embracing innovation and locally-sourced materials.” – Francis Kéré Principal, Kéré Architecture, Germany/Burkina Faso at the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum held in Cairo, 2019.
“Current waste systems are designed to ‘eliminate’ the waste rather than ‘harvest’ the materials.” – Laila Iskandar, former Minister of Urban Renewal & Informal Settlements, Egypt at the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum.
“‘Design against extinction’ or socio-ecological design is our mantra.” – Mitchell Joachim, Professor of Architecture & Urban Design at New York University (USA) at the LafargeHolcim Forum, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
A discussion following keynote addresses (l-r): Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia with keynote speakers Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder of Foster + Partners, United Kingdom and Christine Binswanger Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Switzerland, and also Alejandro Aravena Partner Architect & Executive Director of Elemental, Chile.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
In conversation after his keynote address at the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum: Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder of Foster + Partners, United Kingdom – “Architecture is the easy part – in the end, achieving a sustainable built environment needs willpower, and it needs optimism!”
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
“How can we move fast enough and at the scale the planet needs to see?” – A discussion following keynote addresses (l-r): Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia; Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, UK; Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Switzerland; and Alejandro Aravena, Partner Architect & Executive Director, Elemental, Chile.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
In conversation after his keynote address at the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum (l-r): Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia with Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder of Foster + Partners, United Kingdom – “It’s about anticipating the future.”
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
“It’s not about the façade, it’s about the footprint!” – A discussion following keynote addresses (l-r): Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia; Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, UK; Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Switzerland; and Alejandro Aravena, Partner Architect & Executive Director, Elemental, Chile.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
“How does this become the mainstream rather than the exception” – A discussion following keynote addresses with an audience of more than 2,000 people (l-r) Alejandro Aravena, Partner Architect & Executive Director, Elemental, Chile; Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Switzerland; Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, UK; and Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
“It’s not about the façade, it’s about the footprint!” – A discussion following keynote addresses (l-r): Maria Atkinson AM, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia; Lord Norman Foster, Chairman & Founder, Foster + Partners, UK; Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Switzerland; and Alejandro Aravena, Partner Architect & Executive Director, Elemental, Chile.
Marc Angélil
Marc Angélil
Khaled Abbas, Deputy Minister of Housing, Egypt describes current building projects and the urgent need for housing to more than 2,000 people attended the opening session of the LafargeHolcim Forum on the campus of the American University in Cairo.
Roland Köhler, Chairman of the LafargeHolcim Foundation welcomes more than 1,200 people to the opening session of the LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 on the campus of the American University in Cairo.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Discussion on workshop conclusions (l-r): Stuart Smith, ARUP (UK), Anna Heringer, UNESCO Chair for Earthen Architecture (Austria), Werner Sobek, University of Stuttgart (Germany), Marilyne Andersen, EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland), and Harry Gugger, EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland).
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 – Green Mobile Workshop – Water Challenges
The Mobile Workshop on Water Challenges gave an overview of the availability of water resources in Egypt and related challenges facing the country.
Blue Mobile Workshop – New vernacular
Workshop investigating to what extent the trends of digitalization can offer new opportunities – From manual to digital and vice versa.
Blue Mobile Workshop – New vernacular
Blue Mobile Workshop – New vernacular
Blue Mobile Workshop – New vernacular
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
The Mobile Workshop on New Vernacular foregrounded the important role of traditional construction methods and materials in the production of Egypt’s historic and contemporary building stock, both formal and informal.
Orange Mobile Workshop – Desert cities
Orange Mobile Workshop – Desert cities
Orange Mobile Workshop – Desert cities
Orange Mobile Workshop – Desert cities
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Winners of the Student Poster Competition 1st prize (l-r): Roberto Villasenor, Armando Palacios, Juan Name Guzzy, and Carlos Vazquez – Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) with M-E-X – Mercado Embarcadero Xochimilco.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student Poster Competition 2nd prize winners (l-r): Samy Aachati, Laila El Bardi and Meryem Kharmoudy – Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) with Insertion of a Water Treatment Cycle.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Winner of the Student Poster Competition 3rd prize: Eduardo Cortazar Cuilty – Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) with Living Mexico City.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition – Highly commended: Shubham Haridas Bayskar – India with Community Farm Produced Processing and Storage.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition – Highly Commended (l-r): Jhanvi Yogesh Sanghvi and Bhavya Hemant Gandhi – National University of Singapore (NUS) with Feeding the City.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction – Cairo, April 2019.
In the Student Poster Competition, post-graduate students presented their concepts in a poster exhibition to some 350 Forum delegates that showcased their innovative concepts living up to the “target issues” for sustainable construction.
Student poster competition entrants (l-r) Meryem Kharmoudy, Samy Aachati and Laila El Bardi – Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture (EAC), Casablanca, Morocco with Insertion of a Water Treatment Cycle.
Student poster competition: Emily Kazanowski – University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada with Cows, Diapers & Bread.
Student poster competition: Claudia Carunchio – Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil with Life Cycle and Lifetime.
Student poster competition (l-r): Jhanvi Sanghvi and Bhavya Hemant Gandhi – National University of Singapore with Seeding the City.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Marion Gelinas – University of British Columbia (UBC) with Autonomous Housing for an Indigenous Sovereignty.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Shubham Haridas Bayskar – India with Community Farm Produced Processing and Storage.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Thibaut Menny – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne) with Produce, Protect, Provide.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition (l-r): Wangzai Yu and Yang Zhang – Tsinghua University (THU) with Informal Habitat Re-Materialization.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Hermann Kamte – Cameroon with Lagos Wooden Tower.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Eduardo Gasparelo Lima – Universidade de Sao Paulo (USP) with Mini: Design Study for Compact Housing.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Leticia El Zein – American University in Beirut (AUB) with Palm Fibers for Sustainable Roadways.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition (l-r): Lamiae Achiba, Fatima-Ezzahra Bennani and Dounia Bennani – Ecole Supérieure d’Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) with Wastewater Treatment.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Reem Gamil – The American University in Cairo (AUC) with Valley of the Potters.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Edward Mendoza – Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) with Timberwolf Towers.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Wanying Wu – Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) with Solar Habitat.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Mengyao He – Tongji University (TJU) with Rural Utopia.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Célia Küpfer – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne) with Reuse S to XL.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Yichen Zhu – Tongji University (TJU) with Regenerative Construction for Rural Revitalization.
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
6th LafargeHolcim Forum
Student poster competition: Ali El Sinbawy – American University in Cairo (AUC) with Recycling the Intangible.
Changing paradigms: Materials for a world not yet built
Shifting the flows, pulling the strings: Stocks, flows, and their dynamics
From manual to digital and vice versa: Digitalization, labor, and construction
Catch 22: Material needs versus material impact
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Re-materializing Construction
April 4 to April 6, 2019

 

Location
Cairo, Egypt
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