6th Holcim Awards 2020/21

134 The project deals with the construction of a nut processing building in São Francisco village adjacent to the Iratapuru River in the Amazon Basin. By modernizing the manufacturing plant, the facility will provide productive, cultural and economic opportunities for the local community. The main objectives of the intervention are to enable the storage and processing of Brazil nuts collected in the area, and also to ensure adequate working conditions for employees. The building is the result of a long and fruitful participatory design process between the architects, the local commuHolcim Awards Gold 2014 North America Collective Harvest Community-engaged nut processing facility Laranjal do Jari, Brazil Silver 20 Latin erica Global Holcim Awards finalist update page 156