LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction


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Colombia, Medellín | "Next Generation" 4th prize, Latin America, 2017

Revealing Infrastructure in Colombia
Revealing Infrastructure in Colombia

Multipurpose telecommunication towers: Network of mobile telephone telecommunication antennas incorporating multiple functions for the benefit of neighborhoods in Medellín, Colombia.

Main Authors
Alejandro Vargas Marulanda - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia; Daniel Felipe Zuluaga Londoño - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia; Iojann Restrepo García - Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Sede Medellín, Medellín, Colombia Read more »

Colombia, Bogotá | Acknowledgement prize, Latin America, 2014

Breathing Envelope
Breathing Envelope

Ágora Bogotá will be unique. The city’s new convention center is stacked vertically to minimize the building’s footprint and to correspondingly maximize the surface area of outdoor public spaces in the heart of the city. The building features high levels of flexibility without compromising its architectural quality that is illuminated and ventilated naturally through an actively responding and acoustically sealed enclosure.

Main Authors
Daniel Bermúdez Samper - Daniel Bermúdez Arquitecto, Bogota, Colombia; Juan Herreros - Estudio Herreros, Madrid, Spain Read more »

Colombia, Medellín | Building Better Recognition, Latin America, 2017 | Gold, Global, 2015

Articulated Site in Colombia
Articulated Site in Colombia

The UVA de La Imaginación project centers on creating high quality public spaces inserted into low-income, dense neighborhoods at a reservoir where two giant water tanks have been replaced by new infrastructure. The architecture takes inspiration from the site’s history, surrounding topography, and structure of existing tanks and pools, resulting in an intervention with minimal environmental impact. The project opened in 2015 and forms part of a network of 20 parks.

Main Authors
Mario Fernando Camargo Gómez - Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia; Luis Orlando Tombé Hurtado - Colectivo 720, Cali, Colombia Read more »

Colombia, Cartagena | Acknowledgement prize, Latin America, 2017

Incremental Weaving in Colombia
Incremental Weaving in Colombia

Weaving working into living and houses into a neighborhood, the project encourages community building and the livelihood of inhabitants in Cartagena, Colombia.

Main Author
Adèle Naudé Santos - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU), Cambridge, USA Read more »
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One of the opening panels at the 4 Design Days (4DD) in Katovice debating on how cities …

One of the opening panels at the 4 Design Days (4DD) in Katovice debating on how cities must become …

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Project Update – AirShade by Nikola Znanor

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Nikola Znaor’s project offers a solution to energy-intensive cooling of buildings. In an …

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