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“The LafargeHolcim Awards was the most important recognition we received,” Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner architect, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group – winner of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2015.
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Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner architect, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, presented a range of projects that look to an exciting future, and a challenging role for architecture.
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Mona Delluc, Communication Specialist, LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
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Led by Jonathan Ledgard (pointing to map) and Aerial Futures, possible blueprints for functional, sustainable and scalable Droneport infrastructure hubs are being designed.
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Probably the first TV-interview on Juma Island: Jonathan Ledgard in the entrance of the schoolmaster’s house.
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Jonathan Ledgard (pointing to map) is at the heart of the Droneport concept that enables rapid development in rural areas of Africa where traditional means of transport are challenging, frequently time-consuming and sometimes dangerous.
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Jonathan Ledgard (being interviewed) is convinced that Africa will pioneer the fourth industrial revolution by making use of digital fabrication and robotics in daily applications.
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Catch 22: Material needs versus material impact
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From manual to digital and vice versa: Digitalization, labor, and construction
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Laila Iskandar, former Egyptian Minister of Urban Renewal & Informal Settlements. Photo: courtesy Middle East Monitor.
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Christine Binswanger, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron based in Basel, Switzerland. Photo courtesy: Katalin-Deér.
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Changing paradigms: Materials for a world not yet built
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Shifting the flows, pulling the strings: Stocks, flows, and their dynamics
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IIT Chicago (logo)
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S R Crown Hall: home of the College of Architecture. Photo: courtesy, IIT Chicago.
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Michelangelo Sabatino (left) and Marc Angélil (right) exploring the McCormick Tribune Campus Center that arranges various areas around diagonal pathways that form the extension of the paths within the campus of IIT Chicago.
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A tour of the IIT campus led by Michelangelo Sabatino, architect and historian, Dean of the College of Architecture at IIT Chicago (right) with Sarah Graham, Founding Partner of agps architects in Los Angeles and LafargeHolcim Awards Ambassador; and Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Urban Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and Member of the Board of the Foundation.
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Michelangelo Sabatino (right), Marc Angélil (center) and Sarah Graham (left) on the campus of IIT Chicago.
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Celebrating the Memorandum of Understanding between IIT Chicago and the LafargeHolcim Foundation (l-r): Marc Angélil, Professor of Architecture & Urban Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and Member of the Board of the Foundation; Dominique Corvez, Head Ductal of LafargeHolcim for the Americas; Sean Keller, historian and architecture critic, Professor at IIT Chicago; Sarah Graham, Founding Partner of agps architects in Los Angeles and LafargeHolcim Awards Ambassador; Michelangelo Sabatino, architect and historian, Dean of the College of Architecture at IIT Chicago.
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In the new complex, Fatima-azzahra Bendahmane is also using local wool and wood in addition to earth.
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Water evaporation and ventilation on the southern façade.
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Adjustable windows: natural air flow is harnessed for efficient cooling.
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For the large canopies shading the facades and forecourts, robust fabrics made of organic wool will be woven by hand, the traditional way, and spanned onto specially made wooden frames.
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Earthen walls protect the interiors from heat during the day but store the warmth for the cool nights.
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Part of the funding for the construction is being provided by the regional council of Draa-Tafilalt. It is dedicated to improving living conditions in Morocco, with a strong focus on education and sustainability.
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Key facades will receive similar fabric shading, applied vertically, giving the architecture vernacular character while ensuring excellent energy efficiency.
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Part of the funding for the construction is being provided by the regional council of Draa-Tafilalt. It is dedicated to improving living conditions in Morocco, with a strong focus on education and sustainability.
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We’ve provided an out-door area between the buildings with ideal conditions for growing vegetables.
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With the construction of a sustainable school and training center, the association intends to improve the situation over the long term.
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Aït Benhaddou in central Morocco at the foot of the Atlas Mountains is world famous and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
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The architect analyzed the microclimate in detail, and her studies are potentially valuable for use in the design of other buildings throughout the region.
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“It’s important to find the best combination of materials” – Fatima-azzahra Bendahmane, Ecoactiva, Morocco.
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Visiting Casa de Vidro designed by Lina Bo Bardi where Sol Camacho is Cultural Director of the Instituto Lina Bo Bardi (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon; Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner & founding Director of RADDAR; Juliana Adrigueto and Bruna Mattos, LafargeHolcim Brazil.
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Appropriation of the site through temporary events and structures makes the site a social space before construction even commences.
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On the site of “Community Capital” where 7,000 square meters of parking lot will be regenerated into public space including a football field, covered room for gatherings and a temporary ballet dancing school.
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Project author Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner and founding Director of RADDAR explains her neighborhood center project in Paraisópolis with (l-r): Juliana Adrigueto and Bruna Mattos, LafargeHolcim Brazil and project author Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon.
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Visiting Casa de Vidro designed by Lina Bo Bardi where Sol Camacho is Cultural Director of the Instituto Lina Bo Bardi (l-r): Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon; Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner & founding Director of RADDAR; Juliana Adrigueto and Bruna Mattos, LafargeHolcim Brazil.
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Presenting the Finalist Certificate (l-r): Juliana Adrigueto, Public Affairs & Sustainable Development Director of LafargeHolcim Brazil, congratulates Global LafargeHolcim Awards finalists Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner and founding Director of RADDAR and Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon, together with Bruna Mattos, Communications Analyst, LafargeHolcim Brazil.
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Presenting the Finalist Certificate (l-r): Juliana Adrigueto, Public Affairs & Sustainable Development Director of LafargeHolcim Brazil, congratulates Global LafargeHolcim Awards finalists Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner and founding Director of RADDAR and Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon, together with Bruna Mattos, Communications Analyst, LafargeHolcim Brazil.
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The “Glass House” by Lina Bo Bardi was completed 1951, is located on a hilltop and surrounded by tropical gardens that were also designed by Bardi. The main section of the house is horizontal between thin concrete slabs with slender circular columns; the structure is an early example of reinforced concrete in domestic architecture.
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While the project gains zoning approval, the site is already in use providing enough revenue to maintain the temporary programming.
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Visiting the project site in Paraisópolis (l-r): Edward Schwarz, LafargeHolcim Foundation; Juliana Adrigueto, LafargeHolcim Brazil; Global LafargeHolcim Awards finalists Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner & founding Director of RADDAR and Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon; and Bruna Mattos, LafargeHolcim Brazil.
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“We are going to make it happen” – project authors Sol Camacho, architect, urban planner and founding Director of RADDAR and Jonathan Franklin, Managing Partner of Exxpon.
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How does sustainable construction support the Indonesian government to improve the quality of education? Q&A session engagement with audience.
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Building sustainably to support education in Indonesia (l-r): Oepoyo Prakoso, Sustainable Development Manager, Holcim Indonesia; Global LafargeHolcim Awards finalist Daliana Suryawinata, SHAU; Next Generation prize winner Andi Subagio, SASO Architecture Studio; Gunawan Tjahjono, Professor of Architecture, University of Indonesia; Anna Diah S, Corporate Communications Manager, Holcim Indonesia; and Acknowledgement prize winner Kamil Muhammad, Pppooolll architecture design/research studio.
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How does sustainable construction support the Indonesian government to improve the quality of education? Q&A session engagement with audience.
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“The Awards Lab gave us the opportunity to network with other young professionals from around the world and share concepts for improving sustainability of the built environment.” – Next Generation prize winner Andi Subagio, SASO Architecture Studio.
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“We had the opportunity to network with other young professionals from around the world and share concepts for improving sustainability of the built environment. On top of that I had the chance to meet some of my idols from architecture and the learning was amplified through exchange with so many like-minded people,” said Subagio.
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“The most promising feature of the project by SHAU is the idea to empower local craftsmen, through education and vocational training programs, with a focus on sustainable construction and local materials.” – Gunawan Tjahjono, Professor of Architecture, University of Indonesia.
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“The ‘Microlibraries’ are about fulfilling a community need in a sustainable manner while also enhancing performance through building materials selection and eco-friendly designs.” – project architect Daliana Suryawinata, SHAU.
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