The 3rd International Holcim Awards competition for projects in sustainable construction offering a total of USD 2 million in prize money is open to:
- sustainable building and civil engineering works;
- landscape, urban design and infrastructure projects;
- and materials, products and construction technologies
The Awards are an initiative of Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
Entries must be submitted online at www.holcimawards.org by March 23, 2011.
The competition celebrates innovative, future-oriented and tangible projects and visions from around the globe and is open to anyone involved with approaches that contribute towards a more sustainable built environment. The 3rd International Holcim Awards competition is comprised of five regional competitions in 2010/11 and the global phase in 2012.
Step-by-step instructions on how to enter the competition are available at: www.holcimawards.org/guides. The 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 with contemporary building and construction. Projects are eligible for the competition if they have reached an advanced stage of design. Construction (or commercial production in the case of materials, products and construction technologies) must not have started before July 1, 2010. In addition, the Holcim Awards seeks visions and ideas for the “Next Generation” category, open to student projects created within university programs at final year bachelor level or above (including master’s and PhD).