Holcim Foundation - At a Glance

The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Con- struction recognizes and rewards sustainable construction solutions that include architec- tural excellence and enhance the quality of life. Using the Target Issues for sustainable construction as its roadmap, the Foundation conducts Awards competitions for projects and concepts, hosts academic symposiums, and promotes sustainable construction via its global network, publications, Internet pres- ence and social media. Front cover: Mariam Kamara (Niger) and Yasaman Esmaili (Iran) won the Global Holcim Awards Silver 2018 for their project “Legacy Restored”, a religious and secular complex in Niger. Below: Sustainable construction requires innovation and courageous steps forward to embrace the opportunities of a circular and net-zero built environment.