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.
Holcim Awards (main) category of the competition is open to architects, planners,
engineers, project owners, builders and construction firms that showcase
sustainable responses to technological, environmental, socioeconomic
and cultural issues affective contemporary building and construction.
Projects are eligible for the competition if they have reached an
advanced stage of design and construction (or commercial production in
the case of materials, products and construction technologies) had not
started before July 1, 2010.
The Holcim Awards also seeks the
visions and ideas for the “Next Generation” (student) category which is open to
student projects created within university programs at final year
bachelor level or above (including master’s and PhD).