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“It is a great honor for our country and our city to be chosen as the location for a global event of this kind.” – Lafarge Egypt CEO Hussein Mansi.
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Nada Nafeh, PhD student at The American University of Cairo and winner of a LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation prize (2017), said how proud she is to be the first representative from Egypt to be honored with a prize in the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design.
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Announcing the three-day LafargeHolcim Forum on “Re-materializing Construction”: Ahmed Sherif (right), Professor and Chairman, Department of Architecture, The American University in Cairo (AUC); Khaled Tarabieh (center), Assistant Professor of Sustainable Design, AUC; and Hussein Mansi (left), CEO, Lafarge Egypt.
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“Re-materializing Construction” will bring together 300 specialists from more than 50 countries (l-r): Alaa-Elding Adris, Associate Provost Research, Innovation and Creativity, The American University in Cairo; Edward Schwarz, General Manager, LafargeHolcim Foundation; Hussein Mansi, CEO, Lafarge Egypt; and Nada Nafeh, LafargeHolcim Awards prize winner.
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“Being less bad is simply not good enough.” – LafargeHolcim Foundation General Manager Edward Schwarz quoted from a collection of propositions prepared for the LafargeHolcim Forum participants that seeks to identify radical solutions in the use of building materials.
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Lloyd Scott, Professor of Sustainable Construction Technologies and Head of the Knowledge in Sustainable Construction Research Group, Technological University Dublin, Ireland.
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Kim Förster, Lecturer in Architectural Studies, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
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Chris Wise, Co-Founder & Chair, Useful Simple Trust, United Kingdom.
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Yamei Zhang, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
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In an interview on Croatian television program Eko zona (Eco-zone), Nikola Znanor describes progress on his Air-Shade responsive and sustainable shading system, that is powered by air that is sensitive to solar exposure and uses no external energy source or sensors.
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The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Design & Environment unveiled the first new-build net-zero energy building in Singapore.
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Henri Van Damme, emeritus professor, Ecole de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de Paris, France.
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Albert Pope, Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture, Rice University, USA. Photo: Courtesy Rice University.
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Yunus Ballim, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, The University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Photo: Courtesy: Sol Plaatje University.
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Arno Schlueter, Full Professor of Architecture & Building Systems (A/S), Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA), ETH Zurich and a Principal Investigator at the Singapore-ETH Future Cities Lab (FCL). Photo: Courtesy ETH Zurich.
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Bruce King, Director of Ecological Building Network (EBNet), USA. Photo: Courtesy EBNet.
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Soumen Maity, Senior General Manager, Development Alternatives (DA), India.
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Elise Berodier, Scientist & Project Leader, Laboratory of Construction & Architecture (FAR), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EFPL), Lausanne, Switzerland. Photo: Courtesy EFPL.
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The LafargeHolcim Forum is dedicated to the topic of “Re-materializing Construction” – and will be held in Cairo in April 2019. Picture: iStock Photo - Nirian.
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Benjamin Dillenburger, Assistant Professor for Digital Building Technologies, Institute of Technology in Architecture (ITA), ETH Zurich. Photo: Courtesy ETH Zurich.
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"Changing a city cannot be imposed on but should be the result of a desire" – panelists at the 4 Design Days (4DD) in Katovice agree with Edward Schwarz (pictured), General Manager of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, that upgrading must be driven by inhabitants.
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One of the opening panels at the 4 Design Days (4DD) in Katovice debating on how cities must become intelligent, smart, diverse, bright, open, fluid, connected, and safe – in brief: more sustainable. Journalist Piotr Krasko (not pictured) moderated the panel which included (from left to right) Wojciech Kotecki, architect and urban planner, Przemo Lukasik, Medusa Group, Maria Saloni-Sadowska, President of the Association of Polish Architects, Edward Schwarz, LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, and Katazyna Wijda, architect.
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Immad Ahmad, Executive Director, OBAT Helpers based in Indianapolis, USA.
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Martin Rauch, Principal & Founder, Lehm Ton Erde based in Schlins, Austria.
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Alpha Arsano, PhD candidate, Architecture & Building Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
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Alexandria Lafci, Co-Founder & COO, New Story, USA.
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Mariana Popescu, PhD Researcher, Block Research Group (BRG), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland.
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Achilles Ahimbisibwe, Transsolar Academy (TSA) fellow (2018) based in Stuttgart, Germany.
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Stefanie Weidner, Research Associate, Institute for Lightweight Structures & Conceptual Design (ILEK), University of Stuttgart, Germany.
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Serge Salat, Founder & President, Urban Morphology & Complex Systems Institute, France. Photo courtesy: ETH Zurich.
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Stephen Lamb, Research & Development Lead, Light House Program, an Expanded Public Works Program funded by the South African Government.
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Christoph Küffer, Professor of Urban Ecology, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland.
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Heba Allah Essam E Khalil, Professor of Sustainable Urbanism, Cairo University, Egypt.
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Keisuke Hanaki, Professor in the School of Information Networking for Innovation & Design, Toyo University, Japan.
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Leon van Paassen, Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment (SSEBE), Arizona State University, USA. Photo: courtesy Arizona Board of Regents.
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Andreas Spiess, Co-founder & CEO, SOLARKIOSK, Germany.
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Ruchi Choudhary, Reader in Architectural Engineering, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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Eva Pfannes is Director of Ooze Architects, Netherlands, and winner of the LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze for Latin America in 2017.
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Phil Ross, Co-Founder & CTO, MycoWorks based in San Francisco, USA. Photo: courtesy Swissnex Network.
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Felix Heisel. Photo: courtesy Heisel Architekten.
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Marcella Hansch is Founder and CEO of Pacific Garbage Screening based in Aachen, Germany.
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Through a set of hard, vegetated squares and gardens, the park provides spaces for all age groups and sections of the community.
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The 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction will be hosted by the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and take place from April 4 to 6, 2019.
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La Quebradora facilitates non-motorized mobility, enabling movement from the Sierra up to Ermita.
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Stepped terrain and a series of public buildings form a rich variety of courtyards.
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The program is developed together with the surrounding community through a participatory-design model.
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A sustainable water management landmark that is located at an important crossroad of the neighborhood.
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The park’s basaltic stone pavements promote natural water infiltration while providing a long lasting venue built with on site materials.
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Social center roof terrace view, southeastern access.
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