LafargeHolcim Awards 2019/2020

This award seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Conceptual, Sustainability
Country Switzerland
Registration Deadline 25 February 2020 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 25 February 2020 (via Online)
Eligibility No older than 30 years of age (date of birth later than June 4, 1988)
Target Field Project must not have started construction/fabrication before January 1, 2019.

Description
The LafargeHolcim Awards seeks leading projects of professionals as well as bold ideas from the Next Generation that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence. The 6th cycle of the international competition is open for entries until February 25, 2020. The Awards offer a total of USD 2 million in prize money and foreground projects and concepts from architecture, engineering, urban planning, materials and construction technology, and related fields.
LafargeHolcim Awards main category
- For exemplary sustainable construction projects at an advanced stage of design from architecture, engineering, urban planning, materials and construction technology, and related fields.
- No age restriction for project authors.
- Project must not have started construction/fabrication before January 1, 2019.
LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation category
- For visionary design concepts and bold ideas including design studio and research work.
- Authors can be no older than 30 years of age (date of birth later than June 4, 1988).
- Students and young professionals are welcome to enter the Awards main category with projects that have reached an advanced stage of design.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
-LafargeHolcim Awards main category
The total prize money for each of the five regional LafargeHolcim Awards competitions is USD 330,000 including USD 260,00 in the main category:
LafargeHolcim Awards Gold USD 100,000
LafargeHolcim Awards Silver USD 50,000
LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze USD 30,000
4 x LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes of USD 20,000 each
- LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation category
The total prize money for each of the five regional LafargeHolcim Awards competitions is USD 330,000 including USD 70,00 in the Next Generation category:
LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation 1st prize USD 25,000
LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation 2nd prize USD 20,000
LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation 3rd prize USD 15,000
LafargeHolcim Awards Next Generation 4th prize USD 10,000
- Global LafargeHolcim Awards
The 15 recipients of regional LafargeHolcim Awards Gold, Silver and Bronze are automatically nominated for the Global LafargeHolcim Awards in 2020. The prize money of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards competition is USD 350,000:
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Gold USD 150,000
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Silver USD 100,000
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze USD 50,000
Global LafargeHolcim Awards Jury Wild Card from a budget of USD 50,000

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Winners announced at hand-over events in September/ November 2020.

Links
Past winners

Organizer
LafargeHolcim Foundation

Official Website