Fifth LafargeHolcim Awards

Fifth LafargeHolcim Awards 1
15 years of the LafargeHolcim Foundation 4
Alchemy of creative, social, environmental, and economic aspects - Rolf Soiron 4
New leadership for the LafargeHolcim Foundation 7
Criteria of the LafargeHolcim Awards 8
Five “target issues” for sustainable construction 8
Global LafargeHolcim Awards 2018 11
Prize winning projects 12
Gold for Hydropuncture in Mexcio City - The shaping of water: Publicly-accessible water retention and treatment complex 13
Silver for Legacy Restored in Dandaji, Niger - “Making the best of what’s available”: Religious and secular complex 20
Bronze for Grassroots Microgrid in Detroit, USA - “It’s never how you start; it’s how you finish!”: Community-driven neighborhood planning 28
Ideas prizes for projects in Argentina, Ghana, and the USA 36
Finalist projects 38
Squaring the circle: Zero Energy Development units on parking lots, London, United Kingdom 39
“Why don’t you just build housing?”: Neighborhood center in Paraisópolis, São Paulo, Brazil 46
Back to the future: BRAC University campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh 54
“Plants are demanding clients”: Net zero greenhouse for Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, USA 62
Pillars of sustainable development: Two projects in the Canal Zone of Brussels, Belgium 70
As generic as possible: Adaptable structure for a garbage collection company, Brussels, Belgium 74
That simply belongs here!: Urban integration of an existing concrete mixing facility, Brussels, Belgium 80
“A micro-Bilbao effect!”: Learning center, Bandung, Indonesia 86
Temporary 2.0: Adaptive reuse for refugee education, El Marj, Lebanon 94
“A leap in development is required”: Modular midrise housing, Vancouver, Canada 102
Utopias can become reality: Sanitation system in informal communities, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 110
Sometimes you just have to be silent: Elementary school and craft training center, Aït Benhaddou, Morocco 118
Inspiringly open: Home for marginalized children, Thane, India 126
Regional LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 134
Members of the juries 135
Location of the projects 136
Prize winning projects 138
Europe 138
North America 160
Latin America 182
Middle East Africa 204
Asia Pacific 226
Better Building Recognitions 249
Credits 250