1500 Projects Submitted in the First Holcim Awards Competition

1500 Projects Submitted in the First Holcim Awards Competition
Published: 09 May 2005

In a competition launched in November 2004 mainly in architecture and building trade magazines, the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction invited architects, engineers and other specialists in the construction industry to submit innovative projects that meet the challenges of sustainable construction.   Within five months, 1500 projects from 118 countries were submitted to a dedicated website. In the third quarter of this year the Foundation will award three main prizes, three recognition awards, and encouragement prizes in each of five geographic regions worldwide. The award ceremony for North America will take place on September 29 and 30, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts.