LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

Project Summary

Material Flows

Construction materials recycling and logistics hub

This construction materials village is an illustration of sustainable urban logistics as part of a larger ecosystem. By distributing construction materials to Brussels and collecting construction waste from it, the village functions as an important logistics and distribution hub between port and city.

The modular and hierarchical structure of the warehouses makes the architecture receptive to different programmatic demands of various site users.

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Heart of the city: Brussels’ lifeline takes shape
Holcim Belgium hosts event with Awards Gold winners and City Architect of Brussels
Applying sustainability principles to the construction of infrastructure
Acknowledgement prize for materials projects from Belgium
“Addressing an important missing link in the material life-cycle management” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2014 Europe - Material Flows
Project Details
Brussels, Belgium
Ana Castillo
Main Author
Ana Castillo
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Lieven De Groote
Main Author
Lieven De Groote
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Jan Terwecoren
Main Author
Jan Terwecoren
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Annekatrien Verdickt
Main Author
Annekatrien Verdickt
TETRA architecten, Belgium
Bjorn Gielen
Further Author
Bjorn Gielen
Landinzicht , Belgium
Studieburo Mouton BVBA, Ghent, Belgium
Acknowledgement prize 2014
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Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Europe
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Europe

A team from TETRA architecten in Belgium received an Acknowledgement prize for their materials village in the Port of …

“Sustainability? Illustration of circular logistics”
“Sustainability? Illustration of circular logistics”

Lieven De Groote notes that Holcim Awards winning projects go further than surface-level sustainability. “Material …

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