LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

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Air Suit - Housing Renovation

Urban housing renovation through the creation of an “air suit”, which acts as a new facade skin improving economic and ecological performance. This project is prototype in a 40 year old building with many typical feature of reinforced concrete housing of its generation – with a solution that could readily be transferred. 

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Holcim Awards competition goes global
Bronze for urban housing renovation “air suit”
“A persuasive and inventive solution for the revitalization of the existing urban fabric” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Hiroshima, Japan
Kazuhide Doi
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Kazuhide Doi
Kazuhide Doi Architects, Japan
Bronze 2005
Asia Pacific
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