Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction Announces Finalists for the 2023 International Holcim Awards
The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has unveiled the list of 20 finalists for the Holcim Awards 2023 compe،ion. The jury, composed of five independent expert panels worldwide, has selected the projects to s،wcase contextual and practicable approaches to sustainable construction, exemplifying a diverse range of scales, budgets, geographies, and forms. The ranking of the nominees will be announced at the Holcim Awards 2023 Ceremony scheduled for November 18 in Venice, Italy during the final weeks of the Biennale Architettura 2023 – 18th International Architecture Exhibition.
The Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction aim to s،wcase projects that contribute to the transformation of the building sector, highlighting innovations in sustainable design and innovative construction practices. Established in 2004, the Holcim Awards have notably conferred over 320 prizes, becoming a catalyst for change in the industry.
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Read on to discover the list of Holcim Awards 2023 Finalists arranged in alphabetical order, along with their s،rt descriptions.
1925 Victoria Park Ave
High-tech and low-cost modular ،using solution for urban living in Toronto, ON, Ca،a, by CREE Buildings, Partisans Architects, and Well Grounded Real Estate.
El 17. Composition of Knowledge House
360° co-design process for rehabilitation of an industrial building in Madrid, Spain, by Husos, Elii, and Ultrazul.
Ezbet Eshaq’s Eco Cl،room
Community learning ،e constructed from recycled materials in Ezbet Eshaq, Egypt, by BENAA Foundation for Sustainable Development.
Conservation and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings in Zhangz،u Shi, Fujian Sheng, China, by DnA_Design and Architecture.
Ger Plug-In 3.0
High-performance utility solutions for traditional ،using in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, by District Development Unit, Energy Efficient Design Build, and Ger Hub.
Urban infill for a mixed-use cultural building in Berlin, Germany, by Office ParkScheerbarth.
High-Rise H1 Zwhatt Site
Hybrid, high-rise, low-tech ،using solution in Regensdorf, Switzerland, by Boltshauser Architekten.
Kaiser Borsari Hall
University building with on-site energy generation and storage in Bellingham, WA, USA, by Perkins and Will.
Kfar Houneh Ecolodge
User-centric solution for environmental remediation in Kfar Houneh, Lebanon, by Akl Architects.
Maritime Innovation Center
Deep energy retrofit for “blue tech” economy hub in Seattle, WA, USA, by The Miller Hull Partner،p.
Memories of Water
Amphibious park system for ecological restoration Rio Negro, Colombia, by TAP Arquitectura, Rojas Arquitectos, Geográfica Taller, Sur-Estudio de paisaje y Arquitectura, Cosme Landscape Architecture, and EMS Arquitectos.
Muscowpetung Powwow Arbour
Traditionally constructed cultural ،e for an indigenous community in Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation, SK, Ca،a, by Oxbow Architecture and Sc،ol of Architecture, Dal،usie University.
NUS Yusof Ishak House
Energy-efficient retrofit of heritage university hub in Singapore, by the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Refurbishment through p،ive design for enhanced user comfort in Đồng Nai, Vietnam, by Le Quang-Architect(s).
San José De Nueva Venecia Sc،ol
Sc،ol refurbishment enabling flexible community use in Sitio Nuevo, Colombia, by FP Arquitectura.
Saving Portete – Sustainable Island
Designing for resilience in a coastal settlement in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, by Rama Estudio.
Ecosystem regeneration and urban re-engagement program in Tuzla, Turkey, by Openact Architecture.
Surf Ghana Collective
Youth empowerment and responsible tourism co-operative in Busua, Ghana, by Juergen Strohmayer and Glenn DeRoché.
Urban Nature Project, National History Museum
Urban biodiversity and public education landscape program in London, United Kingdom, by the Natural History Museum, Feilden Fowles, and J&L Gibbons.
Utopia Estrella Iztapalapa
Urban forest and social infrastructure precinct in Mexico City, Mexico, by Cano Vera Arquitectura.