Egyptian Project Wins Prestigious Holcim Foundation Award

Egyptian Project Wins Prestigious Holcim Foundation Award

An Egyptian project constructing eco-friendly classrooms from recycled materials including 9,000 plastic bottles filled with sand, blocks, bamboo, and clay soil in Ezbet Ishaq received recognition from the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, Invest-Gate reports.

The project was honored with a $10,000 acknowledgment award as part of the global competition’s latest round, praising dedication to sustainability, innovation, and social impact.

Holcim Foundation Executive Director Laura Viscovich highlighted the common ambition among winners to boost community health and prosperity through best-in-class solutions creating uplifting, regenerative spaces.

She encouraged all awarded projects to leverage global recognition to accelerate sustainable construction locally.
Egypt’s victory affirms the country’s capabilities and potential in this vital sector, underscoring the importance of continual innovation toward a more sustainable future.

The independent Holcim Awards recognize excellence in sustainability focusing on environmental, social, and economic impacts through a rigorous selection process.

Affiliate Lafarge Egypt is committed to promoting construction sustainability in line with parent Holcim Group’s vision.


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