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LafargeHolcim Foundation at Biennale Architettura 2016

The LafargeHolcim Foundation is delighted to be associated with the 15th International Architecture Exhibition including the “Droneport” project at the Norman Foster Foundation Pavilion.

Under the theme of “Reporting from the Front”, the exhibition shares the work from architects tackling issues relating to segregation, inequality, suburbia, sanitation, natural disasters, the housing shortage, migration, crime, traffic, waste, pollution, and community participation.

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Elegance of containment and an economy of means
 
Creating a lighter load
 
Reporting from the Front: Sustainability vs. Security
 
Building more with less
 
Throwing mud at conventional building
 
Durabric – the secret behind the Droneport shell
 
Celebrating our human footprint
 
LafargeHolcim at the Norman Foster Foundation Pavilion in Venice
 
Silver Lion winner Kunlé Adeyemi gives lesson on community resilience with Makoko Floating School
 
“Incidental Space” A project by Christian Kerez at the Swiss Pavilion
 
An army of builders – replacing guns with tools
 
Durabric: Low-tech for cutting-edge structure
 
 
Architecture and infrastructure at the same time
Project Details
Location
Venice, Italy
Authors
Kunlé Adeyemi
Main Author
Kunlé Adeyemi
NLÉ Works, Nigeria
Alejandro Aravena
Main Author
Alejandro Aravena
Elemental, Chile
Philippe Block
Main Author
Philippe Block
Michael Braungart
Main Author
Michael Braungart
Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands
Norman Foster
Main Author
Norman Foster
Norman Foster Foundation, Spain
Anna Heringer
Main Author
Anna Heringer
Anna Heringer Architecture, Germany
Christian Kerez
Main Author
Christian Kerez
Christian Kerez, Switzerland
Milinda Pathiraja
Main Author
Milinda Pathiraja
Robust Architecture Workshop, Sri Lanka
Werner Sobek
Main Author
Werner Sobek
Related Information
Video
Durabric – the secret behind the Droneport shell
Durabric – the secret behind the Droneport shell

The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction supported the construction of a prototype Droneport shell at …

Video
Droneport: A catalyst to leapfrog conventional infrastructure in developing countries
Droneport: A catalyst to leapfrog conventional infrastructure in developing countries

Norman Foster’s vision of a Droneport network combines the dynamic futurism of drone technology with low-tech buildings …

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