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Hélène Lombois-Burger is R&D Project Manager for Digital Design & Fabrication at the LafargeHolcim Innovation Center near Lyon, France and will be a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Europe in 2020.
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Experts from the network of the LafargeHolcim Foundation from around the globe share their views on how the Covid-19 pandemic will affect the built environment.
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Ready-mix trucks in Colombia are on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus. Holcim Colombia is delivering sanitizing solutions to assist in the local government’s efforts in cleaning the streets of the infection. The teams are also hard at work carrying out awareness campaigns, setting up psychological care and organizing virtual recreation for children and adults alike.
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The guests of the Awards ceremony were introduced to the construction site of Mexico City’s new International Airport.
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“Mycotecture Experiments” (Salt & Pepper / King & Queen), 2011. Ganoderma mycelium substrate.
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Piles of sawdust destined for growth. Far West Fungi, Monterey, California.
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Detail of mycelium brick experiment, 2009. Ganoderma mycelium substrate.
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“Yamanaka McQueen”, 2013. Ganoderma mycelium substrate, oak salvage wood, carriage bolts, beeswax, tree resin.
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Detail of mushroom composite for fine machining, 2014. Ganoderma mycelium composite.
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Reishi mushroom in the forest, 2019.
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SEM image of Ganoderma mycelium.
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Fine mycelium leather, 2016.
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“Kind Recognition”, 2000. Ganoderma mycelium substrate.
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Protecting the communities near cement plants is the main goal of the actions taken by LafargeHolcim Bangladesh teams to tackle Coronavirus. The donation of masks and food, and the installation of handwashing stations throughout local areas helps residents and medical professionals alike fight the spread.
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To promote the health and well-being of communities, LafargeHolcim – sponsor of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, is implementing an extraordinary range of measures at country level. Everyone has their part to play in the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19), from big to small.
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Our colleagues in Iraq have been working hard to support the communities of Karbala and Bazian during the Coronavirus crisis. Food packages have been distributed to families and medical equipment has been donated to the authorities, and our teams have been producing leaflets to spread awareness of good practices that help fight the infection, such as social distancing and frequent handwashing.
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Healthcare resources being stretched to capacity is one of the concerns resulting from Coronavirus. In Glasgow, Aggregate Industries has donated concrete to help an exhibition center be transformed into a new temporary 1,000-bed hospital.
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The Ambuja Cement Foundation has been driving health and awareness campaigns that have reached over 100,000 people. These initiatives have involved distribution of 20,000 masks, supply of ration kits and intensive awareness campaigns. Our teams and volunteers continue to support rural communities.
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Holcim Italy operate in some of the regions hardest hit by the Coronavirus in Northern Italy, which is why we want to do everything we can to look after the communities there. We have donated to several hospitals in Lombardy, as well as donating any protective masks we can spare. We also support our employees and their families with insurance policies that mitigate the impact the virus might have on them, from healthcare services to home delivery of food.
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Mycelium hyphae form a dense matrix that can be activated as natural glue in biological composite materials and fulfils the criteria of the fourth industrial revolution. Photo: Felix Heisel.
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Through varying production parameters, mycelium-bound composite materials can also be grown as high density and performance boards for the construction industry. Photo: Carlina Teteris.
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Newly developed structural building elements from mycelium-bound agrarian waste materials. Photo: Carlina Teteris.
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The MycoTree at the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in 2017 was the first structural application of mycelium-bound building elements. Photo: Carlina Teteris.
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Salmaan Craig specializes in the design of material systems in extreme climates, such as the perforated, multilayer dome of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
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The submissions meeting the competition’s conditions will then be evaluated by independent juries in five regions of the world.
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Members of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards 2021 jury (l-r): Hashim Sarkis (Head), Marilyne Andersen, Angelo Bucci, Meisa Batayneh Maani, Bruce Gibbons, Roland Köhler, Anne Lacaton, Brinda Somaya, and Mun Summ Wong.
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Maria Betânia de Oliveira is a Professor in the Department of Structures, School of Architecture & Urbanism, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil and will be a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2020.
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A jury of nine experts headed by Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the MIT School of Architecture & Planning, will evaluate entries in the Global phase of the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards in 2021.
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A jury of nine experts headed by Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the MIT School of Architecture & Planning, will evaluate entries in the Global phase of the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards in 2021.
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Isidoro Miranda, CEO of LafargeHolcim Spain explained the steps being taken to reduce carbon emissions.
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Edward Schwarz, General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation reiterated the aspiration proposed by Lord Norman Foster at the LafargeHolcim Forum 2019 in Cairo: We should “do more with less”.
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The “Towards a low-carbon urban environment” panel discussion and workshop in Madrid brought together key actors in the construction sector to examine the challenges and responsibility to reduce carbon emissions.
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A roundtable debate examined opportunities along the entire construction value chain that enable low-carbon cities.
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Attendees were also introduced to the LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction which is currently open for entries - and seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence.
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Mariano Garcia, Industrial Director of LafargeHolcim outlined low carbon products and solutions.
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David Heron, Founder and CEO tbc Offsite, and former Head of Strategy Development for LafargeHolcim.
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Elli Mosayebi, Associate Professor of Architecture & Design, ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Member of the Academic Committee, LafargeHolcim Foundation.
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The Academic Committee of the LafargeHolcim Foundation (l-r): Philippe Block, Luisa Pastore (Coordinator), Marilyne Andersen (Head), Elli Mosayebi, Guillaume Habert, and Dirk Hebel.
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The Academic Committee of the LafargeHolcim Foundation (l-r): Dirk Hebel, Guillaume Habert, Elli Mosayebi, Marilyne Andersen (Head), Luisa Pastore (Coordinator), and Philippe Block.
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It’s time to enter the LafargeHolcim Awards – closing February 25, 2020 at 14:00 UTC.
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There’s no charge to enter the LafargeHolcim Awards – and that’s something to sing about!
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The team of the LafargeHolcim Foundation office (l-r): Edward Schwarz, Vania Burri, Sibylle Bielefeldt, Kathrin Haake, Marc Zutter, Mona Delluc and Kevin Jones.
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Be specific where it counts to add depth and authority in your LafargeHolcim Awards submission.
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The LafargeHolcim Awards seeks projects that are shining examples in terms of their approach to CO2 Lifecycle Assessment.
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You’re most welcome to reach out to the Helpdesk in the LafargeHolcim Awards.
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There’s not a lot of room to move in the Awards entry form – so it’s important to stay on track.
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Pages from The Materials Book – Inspired by the LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction on “Re-materializing Construction” held in Cairo, Egypt in 2019.
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Inspired by the LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction on “Re-materializing Construction” held in Cairo, Egypt in 2019.
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