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The Holcim Awards is an international competition of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction. The competition celebrates innovative, future-oriented and tangible sustainable construction projects and visions from around the globe and provides prize money of USD 2 million per three-year competition cycle. It is op open for entries until March 23, 2011. More information are available on: – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Holcim Award for sustainable constructions.


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Global Awards for Sustainable Construction
R Nand KumarACC Limited, India
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  • Taking responsibility for making a difference

Concrete is the most consumed substance on earth
after water ( 1 m3 of concrete per
person/year)
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About 90 of all buildings of the modern world
are unsustainable. Prof Holger Wallbaum, Holcim
Chair for Sustainable Construction, Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich),
Switzerland
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  • The global footprint of buildings

This represents the collective impact of all
building materials services
  • (Source World Green Building Council, The
    ecological footprint)

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India Urban growth in the next 5 years
Source Bureau of Energy Efficiency
Ashok Lall, India
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A Simple Definition
Sustainable construction is building in a way
that is socially, economically, environmentally,
functionally, and aesthetically balanced to meet
today's needs and to provide and conserve
resources for future generations


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Sustainable Construction is a Holistic approach
to Construction
  • Sustainable construction seeks harmony between
  • Today and Tomorrow,
  • Resources and Consumption
  • Needs and Opportunities

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Codes, standards, permits, economy, politics,
trends, awareness
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Holcim Foundation Objectives
non-commercial promotion and development of
sustainable construction, regionally as well as
globally

  • Regional adaptation of sustainable construction
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to sustainable
    construction

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Partner Universities
Advisory Board Globally respected names - K.
Töpfer, E. Norten,
S. Upton, Y. Kakabadse, A. Lovins, M.
Yunus, R. Soiron
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Partnerships - Technically competent credible
Europe Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland N
orth America Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT), Boston, USA Latin
America Universidad Iberoamericana
(UIA), Mexico City, Mexico Africa Middle
East University of the Witwatersrand
(Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa Asia
Pacific Tongji University (TJU), Shanghai,
China SHORTLY SIGNING WITH AN INDIAN
UNIVERSITY


massachusetts institute of technology
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Holcim Foundation Activities
non-commercial promotion and development of
sustainable construction, regionally as well as
globally

  • FORUMS for academia and practioners
  • FUNDS for building projects and research
    projects.
  • GLOBAL AWARDS innovative design solutions

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Forum - A Symposium of Experts
  • ZURICH Swiss Fed Institute ETH
  • September 2004
  • Basic Needs
  • TONGJI University
  • April 2007
  • Urban Transformation
  • MEXICO CITY Ibero Americana
  • April 2010
  • Reinventing Construction

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Worldwide Experts met in Mexico City
  • Hosted by Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA),
    April, 2010
  • 270 participants from 39 countries
  • Next Holcim Forum will meet at a new Indian
    Partner University

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Project Seed Funding

  • Funding sustainable construction Building
    projects
  • Funding sustainable construction research PhD
    projects/teams

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Website www.holcimfoundation.org
www.holcimfwards.org
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News Letter No Fee Subscribe Today
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Publications
IUCN Gland
Benny Farm, Canada
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Holcim Global Awards
  • Regional and global competitions
  • in a 3 Year Cycle
  • Seeking interdisciplinary approaches to
    sustainable construction and projects with high
    probability of execution
  • Addressing architects, engineers, materials
    technologists, planners, social scientists, and
    related professions including students
  • Promoting and rewarding regional approaches to
    sustainable construction
  • Evaluation by an independent jury of experts

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3rd International Holcim Awards competition OPEN
FOR ENTRIES Contest closes March 23, 2011
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3rd Awards cycle www.holcimawards.org
  • Open for entries till March 23, 2011
  • Online entries in English
  • 5 regional competitions,
  • 5 regional Awards ceremonies May 2011
  • Global Prize Money USD 2 Million
  • Global Ceremonies in prize winners countries


Goal To increase the overall quality of entries
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5 Regional Awards ceremonies 2011
  • Europe September 22/23Milan, Italy
  • North America October 20/21National Building
    Museum, Washington DC, USA
  • Latin America October 6/7Buenos Aires,
    Argentina
  • Africa Middle East September 8/9Rabat, Morocco
  • Asia Pacific November 24/25 Singapore

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The Holcim Award The Icosahedron
  • Self-consolidating micro concrete
  • CEMROC super sulfated slag cement produced by
    Holcim France-Benelux
  • 1232 g CEMROC 1350 g EN standard sand 319 g
    water
  • Produced by
  • Holcim Product Innovation and Development,
    Holderbank, Switzerland

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Two Award Categories For Entries

  • MAIN
  • NEXT GENERATION
  • Very Easy To Apply
  • Online - Menu Driven

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MAIN Category

  • MAIN Any construction project at an advanced
    stage of design is eligible for the competition
    where execution of project or commercial supply
    of product/service had not started before July 1,
    2010.
  • Anyone can enter - architects, engineers,
    materials technologists, material suppliers,
    service providers, landscape horticulturists,
    decorators, planners, promoters, builders, social
    scientists, and related professions

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Anyone can apply
CIVIL ENGINEER
PROMOTER
BUILDER
ARCHITECTS
TOWN PLANNER
ACADEMIC
LANDSCAPER
STUDENT
CONSULTANT
COMPANY
GOVT / NGO
COLLEGE
GROUP/TEAM
SOCIAL SCIENTIST
INDIVIDUAL
ANYONE
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NEXT GENERATION Category
  • NEXT GENERATION category open for Final Year
    students of Graduate, Post Graduate, PhD student
    for projects created within university programs.
  • (this category seeks visions and ideas at a
    conceptual level)
  • within university programs university or
    institute must approve the student entry



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Evaluating Sustainable Construction

Five Target Issues
  • Progress ? Significant advancements
  • Planet ? Environmental performance
  • Prosperity ? Economic efficiency
  • People ? Social responsibility
  • Proficiency ? Architectural quality

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Not about cement... any material
- Metropol Parasol
1/4
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Not a Matter of Scale... any size will do
Coral Restoration Concept
1/4
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3rd Holcim Global Awards competition
  • EASY TO APPLY
  • NO ENTRY FEE
  • ONLINE ENTRY in English
  • No Hard copies needed at all
  • ANYONE CAN APPLY
  • NO RESTRICTIONS
  • Closing date March 23, 2011
  • Apply at www.holcimawards.org



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THANK YOU Visit
www.holcimawards.org
Contest closes March 23, 2011
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