The 3rd International Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction will close for registration on March 23.
The competition recognizes and celebrates innovative, future-oriented and tangible projects and visions from around the globe and is open to: sustainable building and civil engineering works, landscape, urban design and infrastructure projects. Materials, products and construction technologies are also eligible.
Entries must be submitted online at www.holcimawards.org.
Outstanding Canadian winning projects in the previous competition cycles include Greening the Infrastructure at Benny Farm in Montreal, which won gold in the 2005 North American competition and bronze in the global phase of the competition in 2006.
In 2008, Living with Lakes Centre for freshwater restoration and research in Sudbury, Ontario. was honoured with the bronze award in the North American competition.
Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto won an acknowledgement prize that same year. Evergreen transformed the former Don Valley Brick Works from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into an international showcase for urban sustainability and green design.