Archinect - News 2014-09-02T13:09:28-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/101784206/jury-members-of-the-2015-holcim-awards-are-announced Jury members of the 2015 Holcim Awards are announced Justine Testado 2014-06-13T13:55:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:39:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cn/cnp9mq2f5z2ea6zk.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fourth cycle of the Holcim Awards has appointed its international expert jury members, who will take on the big task of selecting this cycle's winners of the prestigious global competition, which has a total cash prize of US$2 million...More than 6,000 submissions from 152 countries were sent to this year's call for entries. Later this year, regional winners will be selected based on their team's entry addresses the competition's target issues regarding sustainable construction.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The jury members are:</p><ul><li><strong>Mohsen Mostafavi</strong> (head), Dean of the Graduate School of Design (GSD), <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard University</a> (USA)</li><li><strong>Marc Ang&eacute;lil</strong>, Senior Dean, Department of Architecture, <a href="http://archinect.com/ethz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ETH Zurich</a> (Switzerland)</li><li><strong>Alejandro Aravena</strong>, Executive Director, Elemental (Chile)</li><li><strong>Maria Atkinson</strong>, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia (Australia)</li><li><strong>Yolanda Kakabadse</strong>, President, WWF International (Ecuador)</li><li><strong>Matthias Schuler</strong>, Founder, Transsolar Energietechnik (Germany)</li><li><strong>Rolf Soiron</strong>, Chairman, Holcim Foundation (Switzerland)</li></ul><p>Read more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/jury_members_of_the_2015_holcim_awards_are_announced/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/43254180/global-holcim-award-2012-winners-announced Global Holcim Award 2012 Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2012-03-30T15:47:00-04:00 >2012-03-30T15:58:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rj/rjoj4xmdy6f158tm.jpg" width="514" height="201" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A secondary school project in Gando, Burkina Faso, a community center project in S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil, and an urban renewal plan in Berlin, Germany are the winners of the Global Holcim Awards for 2012. These leading sustainable construction projects were selected from 15 finalist submissions by a jury of independent experts led by Enrique Norten. The finalists were the regional Holcim Awards 2011 winning projects that had been selected from more than 6,000 entries in 146 countries.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/31718922/holcim-award-winning-project-advocates-bicycle-commuting-in-beijing Holcim Award-Winning Project Advocates Bicycle Commuting in Beijing Alexander Walter 2011-12-21T13:05:19-05:00 >2011-12-27T11:01:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/au/aud26cc4ie0mrbei.jpg" width="514" height="285" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just last week, we published the outstanding winners of the 2011 Regional Holcim Awards for the Asia Pacific Region [...]. Taking the top prize in the program's &ldquo;Next Generation&rdquo; category was MIT student August Liau for a project to increase bicycle commuting in Beijing, China. The project advocates pedal power as a dynamic alternative for urban transit and recalls its well-proven potential in the world&rsquo;s former cycling capital.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/30803465/regional-holcim-awards-2011-for-asia-pacific Regional Holcim Awards 2011 for Asia Pacific Alexander Walter 2011-12-13T14:50:28-05:00 >2011-12-13T14:56:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/va/valukqy66wbqq4px.jpg" width="514" height="326" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following the regional Holcim Awards for sustainable construction projects for Latin America, Europe, Africa Middle East, and North America, winners of the Asia Pacific Awards have recently been announced, bringing the regional phase of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition to a close. A total of USD 300,000 was presented to twelve groundbreaking projects at a ceremony in Singapore.</p></em><br /><br /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> </p> http://archinect.com/news/article/25030111/regional-holcim-awards-winners-for-north-america-announced-in-washington-dc Regional Holcim Awards Winners for North America Announced in Washington, DC Alexander Walter 2011-10-24T15:39:16-04:00 >2011-10-24T17:50:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fczeb9gsc3ct5y4l.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from North America have just been announced. A total of USD 300,000 was presented to ten diverse and innovative projects from Canada and the USA at a ceremony in Washington, DC.</p></em><br /><br /><p> We're very excited to see our friends from <a href="http://www.lateraloffice.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lateral Office</a> / <a href="http://infranetlab.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">InfraNet Lab</a> (also Archinect's collaborating partners at the acclaimed <a href="http://brkt.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BRACKET</a> project) and long time Archinect contributor Mason White take home the first prize. Congratulations!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/23884204/regional-holcim-awards-2011-for-africa-middle-east Regional Holcim Awards 2011 for Africa Middle East Alexander Walter 2011-10-14T14:34:04-04:00 >2011-10-14T14:38:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rc7hqojuov6uyoxu.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the last few days, we've published the winners of the Regional Holcim Awards 2011 for Latin America, as well as Europe. Here are now also the winning projects of the competition for sustainable construction projects and visions from Africa Middle East which had been announced recently at a ceremony in Casablanca, Morocco.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/23426588/regional-holcim-awards-2011-for-europe Regional Holcim Awards 2011 for Europe Alexander Walter 2011-10-10T15:24:07-04:00 >2011-10-10T15:31:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fo/fohs79ow8rkqp9em.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just last week, we published the winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2011 for Latin America. Here are now also the winners of the 3rd International Regional Holcim Awards for sustainable construction projects and visions from across Europe that were recently presented at a ceremony in Milan.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/22990364/holcim-awards-latin-america-winners-announced Holcim Awards Latin America Winners Announced Orhan Ayyüce 2011-10-06T20:47:45-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m47fzubwfudtwxu5.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Holcim Awards is an international competition that recognizes innovative projects and future-oriented concepts on regional and global levels. A total of USD 2 million in prize money is awarded in each three-year cycle.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This year's Latin American winners are:</p> <p> <strong>Gold</strong><br> Urban remediation and civic infrastructure hub, S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil<br> Main author: Alfredo Brillembourg, Urban Think Tank, Brazil<br> Further author: Hubert Klumpner, Urban Think Tank, Brazil</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/1q/1q6qhio90ow7g8hy.jpg"></p> <p> <strong>Silver</strong><br> Sustainable post-tsunami reconstruction master plan, Constituci&oacute;n, Chile<br> Main author: Alejandro Aravena, ELEMENTAL S.A., Chile<br> Further authors: V&iacute;ctor Odd&oacute;, Gonzalo Arteaga, Fernando Garc&iacute;a-Huidobro, Diego Torres, Cristi&aacute;n Mart&iacute;nez, and Juan Cerda, ELEMENTAL S.A., Chile, Alejandro Guti&eacute;rrez, Arup, United Kingdom, Eugenio Tironi, Tironi Asosciados, Chile</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/u1/u1kmj64ypref95m6.jpg"></p> <p> <strong>Bronze</strong>&nbsp;<br> Urban regeneration master plan, Ciudad Ju&aacute;rez, Mexico<br> Main author: Jose Castillo, arquitectura 911sc, Mexico<br> Further author: Saidee Springall, arquitectura 911sc, Mexico</p>