The LafargeHolcim Awards is the most significant global competition in sustainable design. Organized by the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, the competition identifies the ideas with the highest potential to tackle today’s challenges to increasing urbanization and to improve quality of life. The competition was open for registration from July 4, 2016 until March 21, 2017 at 14:00hrs (UTC).
The competition is for projects in architecture, building and civil engineering, landscape and urban design, materials, products and construction technologies that contribute to the five “target issues” for sustainable construction. The LafargeHolcim Awards have two categories with different requirements: