The winners of the Holcim Awards 2014 Africa Middle East regional competition were recognized in a recent awards ceremony in Beirut, making it the fourth installment of the 2014 global awards program. The Africa Middle East competition focused on multi-disciplinary design solutions for building social and environmenal resilience...The winning projects will be implemented in nine countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Palestine, Rwanda, and Morocco. — bustler.net
Check out a selection of the Africa - Middle East winners:
HOLCIM AWARDS GOLD 2014 - Eco-Techno Park: Green building showcase and enterprise hub, Ankara, Turkey
AUTHOR: Onat Öktem and Zeynep Öktem, ONZ Architects, Ankara, Turkey
HOLCIM AWARDS SILVER 2014 - Evergreen City: Urban pine forest rehabilitation, Beirut, Lebanon
MAIN AUTHOR: Raëd Abillama, Raëd Abillama Architects, Metn, Lebanon
FURTHER AUTHORS: Sawsan Bou Fakhreddine, Associaton for Forests Development & Conservation, Jdeideh, Lebanon; Youssef Abillama, Maintenance Management Group, Antelias, Lebanon
HOLCIM AWARDS BRONZE 2014 - Incremental Construction: Low-cost modular housing scheme, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
MAIN AUTHORr: Dirk Donath, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
FURTHER AUTHOR: Brook Haileselassie, Asgedom Berhe, Helawie Sewnet and Sarah Yusuf, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building, Construction & City Development (EiABC), Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Peter Dissel, Afro-European Engineers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jakob Mettler, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZE - Adaptive Re-Use: Women’s center and playground, Beit Iksa, Palestine.
MAIN AUTHORS: Shatha Safi, Riwaq (Center for Architectural Conservation), Ramallah, Palestine and Yara Sharif, NG Architects and Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London, UK.
FURTHER AUTHORS: Aye Al Tahhan, Khaldun Bshara, Tareq Dar Naser and Yousef Dar Taha, Riwaq (Center for Architectural Conservation), Ramallah, Palestine; Miriam Ozanne and Murray Fraser, Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London, UK; Nasser Golzari, NG Architects and Palestine Regeneration Team (PART), London, UK.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PRIZE - Weaving Publicness: Socially-integrated office building with sustainable façade, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
AUTHORS: Ken De Cooman and Wes Degreef, BC architects, Brussels, Belgium; Adeyabeba Tadesse Hailemariam, ABBA architects, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
NEXT GENERATION, 1ST PRIZE - Bio-Mimicry: Water research center, Fika Patso Dam, South Africa.
AUTHOR: Jurie Swart, Bloemfontein, South Africa
See more of the winning projects on Bustler.