Holcim Foundation Unveils Finalists for Holcim Awards 2023, Including Egyptian Project in Ezbet Ishaq

Holcim Foundation Unveils Finalists for Holcim Awards 2023, Including Egyptian Project in Ezbet Ishaq

The Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has revealed a list of 20 exceptional finalists for the highly anticipated Holcim Awards 2023 competition, Invest-Gate reports.

Among the finalists is an inspiring Egyptian project in Ezbet Ishaq, which showcases the design of an educational classroom constructed entirely from recycled materials.

Chosen by five independent expert jury panels worldwide, these projects exemplify highly contextual and practical approaches to sustainable construction. They encompass a wide range of scales, budgets, geographies, and forms, presenting innovative solutions to sustainable building challenges.

Moreover, the precise ranking of the nominees will be announced during the Holcim Awards 2023 Ceremony, scheduled to take place on November 18 in Venice, Italy. The event will be held during the final weeks of the Biennale Architettura 2023 – the 18th International Architecture Exhibition.

For his part, David Basulto, CEO and Co-Founder of ArchDaily, expressed his excitement for the partnership, proclaiming, “The Holcim Awards consistently recognize and elevate projects that embody the future of sustainable construction.”

To enhance access to knowledge for its global audience, the Holcim Foundation is pleased to announce ArchDaily as the official media partner for this year’s awards ceremony.

In the same context, ArchDaily, a leading global platform for architecture news and information, will host a livestream of the ceremony on its website. This collaboration ensures that architecture enthusiasts and industry professionals worldwide can join the Foundation in real time to celebrate the best in sustainable construction.

Laura Viscovich, Executive Director of the Holcim Foundation, expressed her enthusiasm for this year’s finalists, stating, “The Holcim Awards finalists for this year exemplify how, in this decisive decade for sustainable development, we can advance and apply innovative design and construction practices that address human development goals and regenerate natural systems holistically.”

Lafarge Egypt, a proud Holcim Group affiliate, is firmly committed to sustainable development and groundbreaking solutions within the construction sector.


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