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Avant-propos Foreword

La collection AA Events, parmi les hors-sries Amid the special issues that now punctuate the
qui ponctuent dsormais la vie ditoriale de editorial life of LArchitecture dAujourdhui, the
LArchitecture dAujourdhui, est ddie aux AA Events collection is dedicated to shows, con-
salons, confrences, prix ou expositions qui ferences, prizes and exhibitions that mark our
jalonnent notre temps. Avec un objectif interna- time. This collection has an international per-
tional, cette collection vient en complter deux spective and comes in addition to two others:
autres : AA Perspectives, centre sur les ques- AA Perspectives, concentrating on urban and
tions urbaines ou de grande chelle et AA large-scale questions, and AA Projects, which
Projects, qui met en lumire des btiments highlights noteworthy buildings, the latest issue
remarquables et dont la dernire livraison of which focusses on the renovation of the 1st
(parue en novembre 2014) portait sur la rnova- oor of the Eiffel tower (published in November
tion du 1er tage de la tour Eiffel. 2014).
Dans ce numro, nous avons choisi de nous In this issue, we have chosen to look at the
pencher dune manire originale sur les Holcim Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction
Awards for Sustainable Construction, jeune prix from a novel perspective. This young architec-
darchitecture encore peu connu, malgr une ture prize is not very well known, despite an
base de candidatures mondiales et une dotation international candidate base and a generous
gnreuse de la fondation Holcim. Edwin endowment from the Holcim Foundation.
Heathcote, critique darchitecture et rdacteur Together with the editorial team, Edwin
en chef de ce numro, a slectionn laveugle Heathcote, architecture critic and editor of this
avec la rdaction les projets qui retenaient le issue, selected projects indiscriminately, ones
plus lattention, sans tenir compte du choix ini- that attracted the most attention, whatever the
tial des membres du jury. Il en ressort que leurs initial choice of the jury. An interesting sample
premiers choix ne sont pas forcment les ntres ! emerges, which we do not grade, but where
Issus dune base impressionnante de plus de their rst choices are not necessarily ours!
6.000 candidatures dans le monde, dont 2.500 The selected extracts from an impressive base
ont t retenues ces morceaux choisis pro- of over 6,000 candidates throughout the world
viennent des 62 projets prims en 2014 travers 2,500 of which were selected come from the
les cinq continents. Ils seront la base du Global 62 projects awarded in 2014 across ve conti-
Holcim Award qui sera dcern en 2015 et cl- nents. They will be the basis of the Global
turera cette quatrime session, mene par la Holcim Award, which will be presented in 2015
dynamique quipe de la fondation du cimentier and will bring to an end this fourth session, led
suisse. by the Swiss manufacturers small dynamic
Si les participants sont majoritairement en foundation team.
En 2012, Dibdo Francis Kr gagne In 2012, Dibdo Francis Kr won the dbut de carrire, ce qui ressort parmi ces pro- Although the majority of the participants are
le global Holcim Awards Gold avec son global Holcim Awards Gold with his project
projet dcole secondaire dans le village of a secondary school in Gando village,
jets dont prs de la moiti est en cours de only beginning their career, a growing interest
de Gando, au Burkina Faso. Ce btiment, Burkina Faso. This building, under construction ou sera ralise terme cest bien in the urban question, as well as public space,
aujourdhui en construction, fait partie construction, is one of the 40% projects
des 40 % de projets prims raliss being constructed each session. un intrt croissant pour la question urbaine et emerges among these projects, half of which are
chaque session. celle des espaces publics. La revitalisation des- being built or will be completed on schedule.
paces industriels abandonns comme le change- The renewal of abandoned industrial spaces,
ment de destination de projets existants forment along with changing the purpose of existing
le l rouge de cette dition. Au-del du cadre projects is the main thread of this years award.
purement architectural, ce sont donc des ques- The multidisciplinary teams decided to tackle
tions plus larges que des quipes pluridiscipli- broader issues beyond the purely architectural
naires ont dcid daborder, une faon de context a way of redening sustainable, now
rednir la notion devenue clich du durable . a clich.
Un constat et un vu : plus dun projet lau- An observation and a wish: more than one
rat sur deux ne sera jamais construit. Les pro- winning project out of two will never be built.
positions analyses oscillent souvent entre The proposals studied often vary between unre-
techniques irralistes et timides utopies. On alistic techniques and timid utopias. In future
souhaitera lors des prochaines ditions pouvoir Holcim Awards we would like to review much
passer en revue des propositions bien plus radi- more radical proposals. Only audacity can bring
cales. Seule laudace fera avancer tant la progress to how we think and work. So we feel
rflexion que la pratique. On a donc envie de like saying to future candidates: Be bold!
dire aux futurs candidats : Osez !

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Holderbank 1O Childrens Ziggurat 14 Poreform 18 Fruit Salad
p.14 6 White Canvas Katmandou Las Vegas Manaus
Bassikounou Kathmandu p.60 p.76
2 Anthropic Park p.30 p.44
Saline Joniche 15 Rebuild by Design 19 Articulated Site
p.17 7 Eco-Techno Park 11 Protective Wing New York Medelln
Ankara Chiang Mai p.64 p.80
3 Material Flows p.33 p.48
Bruxelles / Brussels 16 Hy-Fi 20 Childrens House
p.20 8 Incremental Construction 12 Resurrected Canals New York San Andrs Payuca
Addis-Abeba Bangkok p.67 p.82
4 X Marks the Spot Addis Ababa p.51
Espagne / Spain p.36 17 Pleura Pod 21 Under Construction
p.22 13 Re-Made Fabric Cambridge Quito
9 Chicoco Radio Chittagong p.70 p.86
5 Net Point Port Harcourt p.54
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Los Angeles (UCLA), est un peu moins impres- odorat. Le vague souvenir de bidonvilles entiers
De nouvelles perspectives pour sionne par les projets nord-amricains : Le rigs partir des dbris rejets par lOccident
larchitecture durable, une introduction problme ne vient pas des prix, mais des tats-
Unis, o nous avons presque compltement abdi-
semble nous hanter, tout en apportant un fasci-
nant modle de Nord globalis, une version plus
par Edwin Heathcote, critique darchitecture qu toute ide despace public. Nous arrivons humaine dun lieu consommant ce qui a t jet
une poque intressante pour le dveloppement la poubelle.
durable, suggre-t-elle. Nous quittons lre Enn, troisime thme rcurrent relev par
Le dveloppement durable est une notion architecturaux se posent avec beaucoup plus Birkenstock, la construction durable est devenue Marc Anglil aprs un examen complet des
cule. Le terme a t tellement us quil sert dacuit aujourdhui dans les villes en plein tendance, ce qui est une bonne chose. Mais nous quelque 2.500 propositions : le mur. Water,
dsormais dfendre les btiments les plus boom, la frontire entre richesse et pauvret, devons commencer envisager les btiments waste and walls [eau, dchets et murs. NDT.],
banals comme une architecture de lostentation. ville constitue et cit informelle. davantage comme des tres chers que comme des plaisante-t-il, samusant de la rptition de ces
Peut-tre est-ce justement ce galvaudage qui Pour Alfredo Brillembourg, fondateur de objets. Jentends par l que nous allons devoir trois W. Lanne mme o Rem Koolhaas fait
pousse une nouvelle gnration darchitectes lagence Urban-Think Tank, professeur lETH vivre avec ces btiments, en prendre soin sur la linventaire du vocabulaire fondamental de lar-
tenter de redfinir lide de dveloppement de Zurich et membre du jury pour lAmrique dure, ce qui ncessite dtablir un nouveau rap- chitecture dans son ambitieuse Biennale de
durable tout en se dtachant de lobjet construit Latine, le dveloppement durable est en effet port larchitecture. Venise, il semble appropri de se pencher sur
au prot du paysage, de la sphre publique et de devenu un clich, et nous devrions plutt nous cette fonction architecturale particulire. Murs
la participation citoyenne ? saisir du concept de rsilience. Il faut faire place respirants ou capables de transformer le
Par bonheur, cest prcisment ce qui se la complexit et la multiplicit des usages. dioxyde de carbone en oxygne, murs high-tech
dgage de cette nouvelle floraison de projets Jusquici, on ne jurait que par la technologie et Une nouvelle gnration darchitectes tente de rednir lide ou low-tech, ouvrages protgeant la ville contre
slectionns pour les Holcim Awards. Il semble linnovation, mais dans larsenal dploy en leur de dveloppement durable en se dtachant de lobjet construit au prot les lments naturels ou tentatives pour com-
que se soit produite une rupture dlibre avec nom, beaucoup de projets ne fonctionnent pas ou du paysage, de la sphre publique et de la participation citoyenne. prendre la nature de la porosit dans la cit
larchitecture spectacle qui a domin les projets ne sont jamais construits. la place, nous devrions numrique, le mur demeure un lment capti-
de diplme et les pages des revues darchitec- chercher rutiliser les btiments existants et vant. Dans le contexte du dveloppement
ture de ces dernires dcennies. Elle laisse place ouvrir un large dbat sur ce quest le dveloppe- durable et des ides de rsilience souhaites par
une prise de conscience de plus en plus vive ment durable. Est-il durable davoir autant de Cela exige aussi une relation nouvelle, plus Alfredo Brillembourg, cest aussi un lment
des questions sociales et de lusage qui peut pauvret dans une ville ? symbiotique, avec le territoire et le milieu profondment symbolique. Le mur comme cl-
tre fait de larchitecture pour cimenter une Alfredo Brillembourg relve aussi la relative ambiant. Lide dun style international, et par- ture, mise distance de lextrieur : il spare du
communaut et amliorer la rsilience de villes faiblesse des projets en provenance du Brsil et tant darchitecture spectacle, apparat de moins climat, dautrui, du bruit et de la foule. Et sil
fragilises. Selon Marc Anglil, professeur dar- du Chili, quil appelle les deux fers de lance de en moins durable. Nous avons relev cette tait rinterprt comme un geste moins cli-
chitecture et de design et doyen du dparte- lAmrique Latine . Dans ces deux pays, laisse-t- anne un intrt trs prononc pour leau, note vant ? La polarisation grandissante des villes du
ment darchitecture de lcole polytechnique il entendre, on accorde une importance exces- Marc Anglil. Cest un l rouge qui relie de nom- monde, le gouffre qui se creuse entre les riches
fdrale (ETH) de Zurich, membre du jury des sive la maison individuelle, la commande breux projets, fdrs autour des thmes du chan- et les pauvres se sont traduits par lessor des
Holcim Awards pour les cinq rgions, le regard prive venant dune population nantie. Aussi gement climatique et de linfrastructure. On quartiers rsidentiels surveills et la privatisa-
sur la construction durable a chang. Il y a dix beaux ou novateurs que soient ces types de pro- observe en effet une remarquable palette de tion danciens espaces publics. Le mur a t
ans, elle faisait lobjet dune approche consen- jets, peut-on vraiment les riger en modles du projets autour de ce sujet. Tentative de cartogra- revisit sur un mode trs sophistiqu, comme l-
suelle, mais les projets sont devenus plus sophisti- construire durable ? phie des points deau en Californie, projet de ment pouvant gnrer de loxygne, ragir au
qus, explorant dune part les possibilits de En Europe, cest tout le contraire : les matres digues autour de Manhattan, march ottant et climat, tre biodgradable, dcrit Marc Anglil.
lesthtique, de lautre la voie du social. Les mots sont le territoire et la socit. Stuart Smith, citoyen Manaus La raret et labondance de Il sest rig en lment capable de se prter une
rponses sont dsormais beaucoup plus directeur au sein du gant de lingnierie Arup leau sont abordes tour tour dans une srie de forme de ngociation.
complexes. et membre du jury pour lEurope, relve cette projets souvent visionnaires. Larchitecture aurait une tout autre signi-
Les jurs saccordent dire quil existait tendance : La crise nous a lgu une srie de pro- Autre thmatique pointe par Marc Anglil : cation si le mur pouvait tre rinterprt comme
auparavant une hirarchie visible dans la qua- jets empreints de ralisme. On pense dsormais les dchets. Nombre de projets figurant dans un symbole de coopration plutt que dexclu-
lit des projets, lEurope et lAmrique du Nord majoritairement paysage et conditions sociales cette dition sy intressent tant ceux issus sion. Peut-tre ces prix peuvent-ils pousser
tenant le haut du pav par leur sophistication et plutt que btiment priv, et presque plus per- de la lire de construction qu ceux gnrs revoir la dnition du mur, ainsi que larchitec-
leur ambition. Aujourdhui, ce foss entre ce que sonne ne parle de forme ou de gomtrie. Bien par nos usages mnagers ou industriels et les ture quil caractrise : non plus clture, mais
lon pourrait appeler le Nord et le Sud globali- que Smith soit quelque peu critique envers la utilisent pour crer quelque chose : nouvelle accolade. Ce serait une belle russite.
ss sest rsorb. Si ce nouveau contingent de pauvret des recherches technologiques, il forme durbanisation ou nouvelle structure.
projets tmoigne de quelque chose, cest bien afche par ailleurs un rel enthousiasme. Je Cela semble tre la manifestation dune sorte de
dune palette plus vaste, plus fouille, de projets suis sorti de l lectris, cone-t-il. La jeune gn- culpabilit, comme sil nous fallait des espces
en provenance de lAfrique, du Moyen-Orient et ration, en particulier, est impressionnante par de jalons pour soulager notre conscience, mais
de lAmrique Latine en particulier. Peut-tre son engagement et le ralisme de son travail. aussi pour commencer nous pencher sur un
parce que cest dans ces rgions que sopre lur- Dana Cuff, professeur et directrice fonda- problme comme enfoui depuis trop longtemps
banisation la plus rapide : les problmes trice du cityLAB luniversit de Californie dans une dcharge, hors de notre vue et de notre

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is an interesting moment for sustainability, she high-tech or low-tech walls, and whether they
New horizon for sustainable architecture, suggests. Were leaving the Birkenstock era and are protecting cities from the elements or
an introduction sustainability is becoming cool, which is a good
thing. But we need to start thinking of buildings
attempts to understand the nature of porosity in
the digital city, the wall remains a seemingly
by Edwin Heathcote, architecture critic more like pets than objects. What I mean is that mesmeric element. In the context of sustainabil-
were going to have to live with these buildings, ity and of the desired ideas of resilience that
take care of them over time and that requires a Brillembourg picks up on, it is also a profoundly
Sustainability has become a clich. It is a word and at the edges between wealth and poverty, new relationship with architecture. symbolic element. The wall is the symbol of
used so often and so carelessly that it can now between the established and the informal city. It also demands a new and more symbiotic enclosure, of keeping things out: the weather,
be used to defend the most banal buildings and Alfredo Brillembourg, founder of Urban- relationship with the land and the surrounding other people, the noise and the throng of the city.
an architecture of the most conspicuous con- Think Tank, professor at ETH in Zurich and environment. The idea of an international style,
sumption. Perhaps precisely because of this who was on the jury for Latin America said and subsequently of signature starchitect build-
misuse and abuse of the word, there is a sense Like you said, sustainability has become a ings looks increasingly unsustainable. Anglil
that a new generation of architects is simultane- clich. We should be working towards resil- says: This year we noticed a very strong focus A new generation of architects is looking to redene the idea of
ously looking to redene the idea of sustainabil- ience. There needs to be recognition of complex- on water. It provided a red thread through many sustainability and to move away from the object building and towards
ity and to move away from the object building ity and multiplicity of uses. Up to now there has of the schemes, addressing climate change and the landscape and the civic realm of public participation.
and towards the landscape and the civic realm been an emphasis on technology and innova- infrastructure as a recurrent theme. There is a
of public participation. tion, but a lot of that kit doesnt work or never remarkable range of designs dealing with this
Happily, that is exactly what we are seeing gets built. Instead we should be looking at re- subject, from attempts to map the water in
in this round of submissions for the Holcim using existing buildings and asking a bigger California and a system of ood defences around But what if it could be reinterpreted as a less
Awards. There seems to be a deliberate depar- question a super-discussion about what sus- Manhattan to a oating market and civic space finite gesture? The increasing polarization of
ture from the signature architecture which has tainability is. Is it sustainable to have this much in Manaus. Both the scarcity and abundance of the worlds cities, the widening gap between
dominated the degree shows and the pages of poverty in a city? water are dealt with in a series of often visionary rich and poor have seen an acceleration of the
the architectural press for decades. Instead Brillembourg also points out the relative proposals. gated community and the privatization of once-
there is a growing awareness of social issues weakness of submissions from Brazil and Chile Another theme that Anglil picks out is public space. Weve seen the wall reinterpreted
and the way architecture can be used to rein- what he calls the two powerhouses of Latin waste. A number of the projects in this years in a very sophisticated way, say Anglil, as some-
force community and increase the resilience of American architecture. In both countries, he lists pick waste, whether from the construction thing that can generate oxygen, that can be reac-
what look like increasingly fragile cities. Marc suggests, there is too much attention on the process or domestic and industrial needs and tive to climate, that can be biodegradable. It is
Anglil, the chair of architecture and design individual house, commissioned by a wealthy use it to create something, be that a new settle- being encountered as an element that could be
and senior dean of the Department of individual. No matter how beautiful, or how ment or a new structure. It seems like a kind of negotiable.
Architecture at Zurichs ETH, who has been innovative, can these ever really be a model of guilt, as if our consumption has come back to If the wall can be reinterpreted as an archi-
present on all the Holcim juries, said: There sustainability? haunt us and we require some kind of signpost tectural symbol of cooperation rather than
has been a transformation in attitudes to sus- Instead, the emphasis here has been on land to assuage our guilt but also to begin addressing exclusion, it would be a massive change in the
tainability. Ten years ago there was a general and society. Stuart Smith, a director at engineer- what seems to be a problem that we have buried meaning of architecture. Perhaps these awards
understanding, but the projects have become ing giant Arup and a member of the Europe jury in landll for too long, out of sight and out of can help nudge the denition of the wall and
more sophisticated, on the one hand offering notes this trend. The recession has left a legacy smell. The vague memory that there are whole the architecture it defines from barrier to
the possibilities of aesthetics and on the other, of more realistic projects, he says, an awful lot settlements built on the recycling of waste from embrace. That would be an achievement.
social agency. The responses have become far of people are thinking about landscape and the West seems to haunt our consciousness,
more complex. social conditions as opposed to individual build- while simultaneously providing an intriguing
The judges concurred that where there had ings and hardly any seem to be looking at form model for a Global North version, a more humane
once been a visible hierarchy in the quality of or geometry. Although Smith is a little critical interpretation of a place consuming what is
designs, with Europe and North America lead- of the lack of real research into technologies, he thrown away.
ing the pack for sophistication and ambition, is also very upbeat. I came away from the pro- One more theme which Anglil picks out
that gulf between what we might call the Global cess energized, he says, the younger generation from his extensive survey of the more than
North and the Global South has disappeared. in particular seem impressive in their commit- 2,500 submissions is the wall. Water, waste and
This round of submissions shows, if anything, a ment and in the realism of its work. walls, he jokes, somehow we seem to have
more wide-ranging, more searching set of sub- Dana Cuff, professor and founding director picked the three Ws. In the year that Rem
missions from Africa and the Middle East and of CityLAB at UCLA (University of California, Koolhaas has isolated the elements of architec-
from Latin America in particular. Perhaps it is Los Angeles) was a little less impressed by the ture in his ambitious Venice Biennale, it seems
because those are the continents where the North American entries. It is not a problem appropriate to focus on this one particular func-
most rapid urbanization is happening the with the awards, she says, but with the United tion of architecture. Whether they are breath-
problems of architecture are being felt most States, where weve abandoned the idea of the able walls, or walls capable of transforming
acutely right now in rapidly expanding cities public realm in an almost complete manner. It carbon dioxide into oxygen, whether they are

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FR LEurope a beau reprsenter lAncien situation de la campagne et de lagriculture, qui Sinscrivant dans cette mme volont de G OLD NEX T GENER ATIO N Jean-Philippe Vassal Hrvoje Njiric
Monde, elle est traditionnellement lpicentre constitue une norme source de revenus pour rendre apparentes des forces invisibles, le projet Prsident du jury. Fondateur de Njiric+ arhitekti, Zagreb,
de linnovation durable. Des nergies hydro- lEspagne (et pour une bonne partie de lEu- russe Net Point est une concrtisation en dur Anthropic Park, Saline Joniche, 1STX Marks the Spot, Espagne / Spain.
Head of jury. Croatie.
lectrique et solaire aux villes pitonnes et un rope), sans susciter toutefois dintrt majeur. du pouvoir dInternet. Pratiquant une sorte Calabre, Italie / Calabria, Italy, 2015. Dat Pangea (Hani Jaber Avila,
Founder of Njiric+ arhitekti, Zagreb,
Grupo Aranea (Marta Garca Chico Ricardo Mayor Luque, Hctor Principal associ de Lacaton & Vassal
mode particulier de coexistence avec la nature, Lparpillement de la population, les lourds darchitecture agit-prop, le projet tente de Croatia.
et / and Francisco Leiva) ; Muos Mendoza et /and Ignacio Architectes, Paris, France.
les ides qui constituent aujourdhui les canons contingents de saisonniers immigrs, lloigne- donner une reprsentation physique aux fils AutonomeForme (Lucia Pierro Taus Jimenez). Principal of Lacaton & Vassal
de la dmarche durable ont vu le jour ici. Mais ment de la ville sont autant de facteurs qui ont trangement invisibles que tisse la Toile, pour Stuart Smith
et / and Marco Scarpinato). Architectes, Paris, France.
peut-tre le reste du monde nest-il plus la concouru au maintien dune sgrgation phy- crer un espace empirique. Parer latomisation de Directeur dArup, Londres,
2NDNet Point,
trane ? LEurope se serait-elle endormie sur ses sique et sociale entre lurbain et le rural Rem la socit et lisolement grandissant de lindividu Royaume-Uni.
Sortavala, Russie / Russia. Horia Adrian
SILVER Director of Arup, London,
lauriers ? Les propositions europennes, dha- Koolhaas y a rcemment consacr une srie au sein de ce qui passe pour une socit de plus Sodruzhestvo construction Area manager for emerging Europe
United Kingdom.
bitude les plus percutantes, semblent avoir dessais. Ces trois projets se penchent chacun en plus connecte, tel est le fil conducteur qui Public Condenser, association (Aleksandr Veshniakov, Holcim, Zurich, Switzerland.
perdu un peu de leur ptillant, de leur prosly- sur une facette de cette exclusion, interrogeant relie un certain nombre de ces propositions. Paris, France, 2014. Dimitry Ivanov et / and Natalia
Holger Wallbaum
tisme des premires annes. Pour autant, les labsence de ce que lon peut qualier darchitec- Il semble que la prsence de lespace public Muoto (Gilles Delalex, Yves Moreau Mikhailova) ; Astal Open Company Arno Brandlhuber
Professeur de construction durable,
et / and Thomas Wessel-Cessieux) ; (Aleksandra Tyron) ; Monolit Set Stroy Fondateur de Brandlhuber+, Berlin,
gures familires de larchitecture durable, ses ture des campagnes (son dlaissement au prot et citoyen comme champ architectural, par universit de technologie Chalmers,
Igrec Ingenierie ; Bollinger + Company (Nadezhda Pavlova). Allemagne.
faades et btiments verts, font place quelque de typologies industrialises et modulaires), opposition aux btiments individuels, tmoigne Founder of Brandlhuber+, Berlin,
Gteborg, Sude.
Grohmann Ingnieure ; Alternative
chose de potentiellement bien plus intressant : mais aussi lintgration du paysage agricole dun tournant radical et tout fait bienvenu Acoustic & Lighting Consulting ; 3RD Bio Ceramic, Barcelone, Germany.
Professor of sustainable building,
une seconde phase de construction durable. industrialis et des vestiges du paysage naturel, dans la rexion architecturale et la conception Chalmers University of Technology,
Novorest Ingnierie. Espagne /Barcelona, Spain, 2015.
Voici une nouvelle gnration darchitectes et enn le vide laiss par le manque dinstruc- du construire durable, qui passe dune ide Gothenburg, Sweden.
IAAC (Iker Luna). Antn Garca-Abril
uvrant sur fond de crise conomique soute- tion, et partant dintgration, des travailleurs purement environnementale, et souvent tech- Cofondateur dEnsamble Studio,
B RO NZE Marc Anglil
nue. Le chmage de masse et la fin des assu- exclus. Ce sont des ides sophistiques, qui nocratique, un modle social. 4THDe-Salination, Madrid, Espagne.
Prsident du comit acadmique
rances dantan apportes par ltat en matire illustrent la manire dont les architectes peuvent The Commons, Vienne, Autriche / Dublin, Irlande / Ireland. Co-founder of Ensamble Studio,
de la fondation Holcim.
dinfrastructures et de scurit sociale crent un la fois provoquer le dbat et faire merger des Vienna, Austria, 2016. Andrs Dankhzi. Madrid, Spain.
Head of Academic Committee
climat de prcarit qui se rvle nanmoins solutions. Arenas Basabe Palacios arquitectos Professeur darchitecture, of the Holcim Foundation.
(Enrique Arenas, Luis Basabe 5THVertical Restructuring,
fcond. Les jeunes architectes, tout en prenant De la mme faon, les architectes qui ont institut de technologie
Doyen senior de la chaire
et / and Luis Palacios) ; Mascha Nantes, France. du Massachusetts, Cambridge,
acte de la ncessit dinnover de faon proactive conu Material Flows promeuvent une nouvelle & Seethaler ZT (Christian Seethaler) ; Grgoire Arthuis. darchitecture et de design,
pour produire les conditions qui leur permet- comprhension des processus presque invi- tats-Unis.
Land in Sicht Landschaftsarchitektur cole polytechnique fdrale,
tront de travailler, que ce soit travers le militan- sibles qui sous-tendent la construction. Leur Professor of architecture,
(Thomas Proksch) ; Raum 6THAir-Shade, Vienne, Zurich, Suisse.
Massachusetts Institute
tisme, la coopration ou les ides , rpondent proposition, une installation base sur le recy- & Kommunikation (Robert Korab) ; Autriche /Vienna, Austria. Senior dean of the chair of architecture
of Technology, Cambridge, US.
de nouvelles crises qui branlent les fondements clage de dchets et lorchestration de flux de Trafx Verkehrsplanung Nikola Znaor. and design, Swiss Federal Institute
du contrat social europen. matriaux de construction, constitue un admi- (Andreas Kfer). of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
Hiromi Hosoya
Trois projets runis sous ltiquette X Marks rable effort pour donner corps une reprsen- Fondatrice partenaire de Hosoya
the Spot gurent parmi les propositions les plus tation de la construction comme processus en H O N O R A BLE MEN TIO N Schaefer Architects, Zurich, Suisse.
intressantes. Leurs auteurs examinent la train de se faire. Founding partner of Hosoya Schaefer
Circular Voids, Holderbank, Architects, Zurich, Switzerland.
Suisse / Switzerland.
Christian Kerez.

Overview ACK N O WLED GEMEN T

EN Europe might be the Old World, but it has source of revenue for Spain (and much of design attempts to physically represent the curi- Aggregate Structure, Stuttgart,
traditionally been the epicentre of sustaina- Europe) but one which has remained under the ously invisible threads of the virtual world to Allemagne / Germany, 2014.
ble innovation. From hydroelectric and solar radar. The sparseness of the populations, the create a space for the experiential. Countering Karola Dierichs et / and
power to walkable cities and a particular atti- largely immigrant workforces, the distance the atomization of society and the increasing Achim Menges.
tude of coexistence with nature, the ideas which from the city, all of these factors have conspired isolation of the individual in what is supposed
Material Flows, Bruxelles, Belgique /
now constitute the canon of sustainability have to maintain a physical and social separation to be an ever-more connected society is, in a Brussels, Belgium, 2014.
emanated here. But perhaps the rest of the between the urban and the rural (it is one which way, a thread running through a number of Tetra architecten (Ana Castillo,
world has caught up? Has Europe become a little Rem Koolhaas has recently picked up on in a these proposals. Jan Terwecoren, Lieven De Groote
complacent? The European entries, usually the series of recent essays). The three schemes here It seems that the presence of public and civic et / and Annekatrien Verdickt) ;
strongest, seem to have lost a little of their zz, each deal with aspects of this exclusion, dealing space as an architectural eld as opposed to Landinzicht (Bjorn Gielen) ;
the crusading zeal of earlier years. However, the with the absence of what we might understand individual buildings is evidence of a radical Studieburo Mouton ; Henk Pijpaert
familiar tropes of sustainable architecture, the as architecture in the countryside (its abandon- and very welcome change in the nature of archi- Engineering (Henk Pijpaert).
green buildings and green faades have been ment in favour of industrialized, modular tectural thinking and in the understanding of
replaced with something else, something poten- typologies), but also with the integration of sustainability from a purely environmental and
tially far more interesting a second phase of the industrialized agricultural landscape and often technocratic idea to a social model.
sustainable design. the remnants of the natural landscape, as well as Edwin Heathcote
This is a new generation of architects with the void caused by a lack of education, and
launched into a sustained economic crisis. subsequently integration, of excluded labourers.
Massive unemployment, as well as the collapse These are sophisticated ideas which illustrate
of the traditional certainties of state support for how architects can stir up provocations as well
infrastructure and a social safety net, has created as just solutions.
unstable ground which nevertheless is proving Similarly, the architects behind Material
fertile. Young designers are acknowledging both Flows are promoting a new understanding of
the need for proactive innovation for produc- the almost invisible processes behind construc-
ing the conditions in which they are able to tion. The proposal for a new settlement based
work, whether through activism, cooperation or on waste and the coming together of construc-
ideas and they are responding to new crises tion materials represents a compelling effort to
affecting the conditions of the European social concretize a picture of construction as a process
contract. a built diagram.
Among the most intriguing of these was the Also concerned with making unseen forces
collation of three entries as X Marks the Spot, in visible is the Russian proposal Net Point, a built
which designers looked at the conditions affect- manifestation of the power of the Internet.
ing the countryside and agriculture, a huge Adopting a kind of agit-prop architecture, the

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HONOR ABLE MENTION


Circular Voids
Bureaux conomie dnergie, Energy-efcient ofce building,
Holderbank, Suisse Holderbank, Switzerland
Christian Kerez

F R Les laboratoires et centres traversant les tages. On ne circule EN The labs and the research centre the increased three-dimensionality
de recherche taient autrefois pas pour autant dans un fromage were once warrens of enclosed achieved by these cut-throughs
des ddales de pices cloisonnes suisse , car les vides dessinent rooms connected by anonymous somehow paradoxically makes
desservies par des couloirs des galeries plutt que des trous corridors. However, in recent the solidity of the architecture
anonymes. Depuis quelques annes, de gruyre. La tridimensionnalit years, most notably in Switzerland, clearer. The ecological aspects
toutefois, et cest particulirement amplie que permettent ces they have been transformed and innovations of the building are
vrai en Suisse, ils se sont perces rend paradoxalement into luxurious architectures less deliberately visible than with
transforms en luxueuses la solidit de larchitecture plus of communality in which most of the other designs, but they
architectures du vivre ensemble : claire. Les caractristiques the building becomes a kind are there. Surface geo-thermal Plans des 6e et 7e tages. 6th and 7th oor plans.
le btiment devenant une sorte cologiques et les innovations of particle accelerator for scientists, heat recovery, airboxes and
dacclrateur de particules pour du btiment sont brandies avec smashing individuals into each hybrid collectors demonstrate
scientiques, les faisant entrer moins dostentation que dans other, making them interact its cutting-edge credentials,
en collision, favorisant ainsi la plupart des autres crations, mais to encourage the serendipity but this is such a resolved design,
les interactions et les rencontres elles sont bien l : pompe chaleur of chance encounters. such an innovative and clear piece
fortuites propices la srendipit. gothermique, caissons dair et Christian Kerezs building of architectural thinking that the
Le btiment de Christian Kerez panneaux hybrides lui confrent exemplies this trend, in a strikingly project deserves special mention.
sinscrit dans cette tendance, une crdibilit high-tech. Au-del original, sculpturally and This is an extraordinary, innovative
travers une ralisation dune de cet aspect, la conception est structurally brilliant building. and quite brilliant proposal.
originalit saisissante, tellement aboutie, la rexion Circular voids criss-cross
sculpturalement et structurellement architecturale si innovante et the interior revealing theatrical
brillante. Lintrieur est trou limpide, que ce btiment mrite glimpses across spaces and between
de bances circulaires, qui offrent une mention spciale. Il sagit oors. It is not quite a Swiss
au regard des vues thtrales dune proposition extraordinaire, cheese of a building; these are
transperant les cloisons et novatrice et intelligente. tubes rather than bubbles. However

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Anthropic Park GOLD

Rserve cologique Freshwater ecological reserve


dassainissement deau douce, and remediation,
Saline Joniche, Italie Saline Joniche, Italy
Grupo Aranea, AutonomeForme

FR Proposition insolite et presque la suite dun tremblement de terre EN An unusual, rather elegiac The newly ooded, overgrown
lgiaque, ce parc anthropique est au XIXe sicle. proposal, the Anthropic Park is site (with a towering, overgrown
une tentative pour rendre la nature Depuis peu recouverte deau an attempt to renature a landscape factory chimney as its icon) is
un terrain exploit, contamin et envahie par la vgtation, that has been exploited, made toxic expected to become a sanctuary
et laiss exsangue par un systme la friche industrielle qui brandit and left for dead by a system that for birds and to attract new species
dprdateur, qui na vu l quun en guise dicne sa chemine dusine cares little for nature beyond what of ora and fauna, in the way
gisement puiser. Situ au niveau vgtalise est destine devenir resources it can extract from it. shipwrecks create miniature
du dtroit de Messine, face lEtna, une rserve doiseaux et attirer Situated in the Strait of Messina ecosystems under the sea. New
le site stire sur une bande ctire de nouvelles espces de faune facing Mount Etna, the site is an facilities will include a works for
de 8 km de longueur. Ce projet et de ore, linstar des paves 8 km stretch of coastal landscape. detoxifying earth from industrial
a pour ambition dutiliser les ruines qui recrent en miniature tout The intention is to use the ruins sites, a plant nursery for
industrielles comme point de un cosystme sous-marin. of industry as a key to the rewilding reforestation, a renewable energy
dpart dun retour la vie sauvage, Les nouvelles installations of the site, to ood the remnants plant and a laboratory. More
de recouvrir deau les vestiges comporteront un centre de of human activity but also to leave ambitiously, the hope is that this
de lactivit humaine tout en dcontamination de la terre extraite them visible. There is something region will become a focus for
continuant les offrir au regard. des sites industriels, une ppinire almost Piranesian, and certainly corporations hoping to underline
Cette dmarche a quelque chose de de reforestation, un parc ddi something very appropriate to their environmental credentials
presque piransien, et est en outre aux nergies renouvelables this part of Italy, close to Pompeii and that regeneration, will come
bienvenue dans cette rgion dItalie et un laboratoire. De faon plus and Herculaneum, in which the through an acknowledgement
proche de Pompi et dHerculanum. ambitieuse, le projet caresse lespoir remains of a civilization become of mans brutality to the landscape
Les vestiges de la civilisation passe de devenir le point de convergence a kind of memento mori, or at and a slow, careful process of repair.
y rsonnent en effet comme une dentreprises dsireuses de least a reminder of the fragility
sorte de memento mori, ou du moins se positionner dans la mouvance of infrastructure; one that chimes
comme un rappel de la fragilit des colo et de permettre au site with the nearby shipwreck
infrastructures, qui trouve un cho de se rgnrer travers la prise de of the Laura C. and the remains
dans lpave du Laura C., chou conscience des brutalits humaines of the village of Pentedattilo, which
non loin de l, et dans ce qui reste iniges au paysage, dans un lent et was abandoned after an earthquake
du village de Pentedattilo, abandonn minutieux processus de rparation. in the 19th century.

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Croquis dtude. First concept sketches.

Axonomtrie des nouveaux quipements : Axonometry of the new facilities:


centre de dcontamination de la terre, detoxifying earth building, plant
ppinire de reforestation, parc ddi nursery for reforestation, renewable
aux nergies renouvelables energy plant and laboratory.
et laboratoire.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Material Flows
Plateforme de recyclage Construction materials
de matriaux de construction recycling and logistics hub,
et de logistique, Bruxelles Brussels
lvation des units formant lentrept. Elevation of the assembling units.

Tetra architecten, Landinzicht, Studieburo Mouton,


Henk Pijpaert Engineering

F R Cest lune des propositions Une dmarche logique, sense EN One of the most compelling very sensible and seemingly
les plus convaincantes et les plus et cela peut paratre tonnant and thoughtful entries included surprising it has not been done
mrement rchies de cette indite, ce qui est caractristique here, Material Flows envisages before the hallmark of all the
comptition. Material Flows imagine des ides les meilleures. the establishment of a construction best ideas.
un village de la construction dans En misant sur lextension materials village in the port In predicting the spread
le port de Bruxelles un exemple de la ville vers le port, le projet of Brussels in what the architects of the city out towards the port,
de logistique urbaine durable , sinscrit aussi au cur dun quartier call an example of sustainable it also inserts itself into the heart
aux dires des architectes. Le projet mergent, contrlant in ne les urban logistics. It aims to situate of an emerging settlement,
entend inscrire larchitecture et ux de matriaux et de dchets architecture and urbanism ultimately controlling material
lurbanisme dans un mtabolisme qui transitent sur le pas de sa porte. in a dynamic, metabolic system and waste ows on its own doorstep.
dynamique de ux de matriaux Comme on lattend dun programme of material ows in an urban The architecture, as perfectly
en milieu urbain. Lide est simple : de ce genre, larchitecture est environment. The idea is simple. suits a project like this, is modest
il sagit de crer une plate-forme modeste et industrielle, mais l The settlement becomes a hub and industrial, but it is hardly
dacheminement de matriaux nest pas la question : il sagit ici de for the distribution of construction the point. Instead this
de construction depuis le port vers revisiter le processus de construction materials from the port on the way is a design about re-imagining
la ville, et de rapatriement des et la valse de matriaux que gnre to the city and for the waste going the construction process and
dchets en sens inverse. Le projet une ville. Entendu comme in the other direction. It understands the churn of materials that a city
saisit la ville et son architecture au provocation, ce projet est brillant ; the city and its architecture as part generates. As a provocation,
sein dun cosystme plutt que dans comme proposition, il est of an ecosystem rather than a series it is quite brilliant; as a proposal,
une srie de squences disjointes. remarquablement raliste. of nite moments; very logical, it is remarkably realistic.
Plan des espaces extrieurs. Plan of the outdoor spaces.

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Axonomtrie du kit de construction Axonometry of the construction kit


dun module. of one unit.

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NEX T GENER ATION 1 ST


X Marks the Spot
Conception architecturale Socially-focused
vocation sociale, architectural design,
Espagne Spain
Dat Pangea

F R Les architectes peuvent dintroduire une architecture EN Architects can be perceived no positive impact. Agricultural
donner limpression de vivre dans soigne et discrte dans un paysage to live in a fantasy world of construction is as alien to
un monde chimrique, rempli o larchitecture de la modernit megastructures and impossible architecture as these shifting,
de mgastructures et de villes na jamais laiss dempreinte visionary cities. But the prolonged low-paid populations are to their
futuristes impraticables. Mais positive. Le bti agricole est aussi crisis and profound economic host countries and these projects
la crise durable et les profonds tranger larchitecture que upheavals that have plagued Spain address this invisibility as well
bouleversements conomiques le sont,pour leur pays daccueil, since the nancial crash have as integrating structure with
qui branlent lEspagne depuis ces populations de passage payes provoked some intriguing responses the landscape, a kind of lost nature
le krach nancier ont inspir au lance-pierre. Ces projets to real social issues often ignored and an optimistic urge to educate
de fascinantes rponses des se penchent la fois sur cette by architects. The three entries as a way out of the inevitable
problmatiques sociales concrtes invisibilit et sur la faon dintgrer collectively referred to here as grind of agricultural work.
souvent ignores du mtier. la structure au paysage une sorte X Marks the Spot exemplify these These are something rather rare;
Les trois projets regroups ici de nature perdue et une envie reactions to an extreme situation. conceptual designs which are
sous ltiquette X Marks the Spot optimiste et pressante dduquer, They examine the situation both architecturally and politically
en sont autant dillustrations. comme chappatoire linexorable of migrant labourers in Spains huge sophisticated and which could spark
Ces projets se penchent sur la fardeau du travail agricole. agricultural sector and attempt real debate about an under-reported
situation des travailleurs immigrs Il est rare dobserver ce genre to imagine an infrastructure which aspect of a globalized economy.
employs par le colossal secteur de constructions intellectualises, begins to acknowledge a seemingly
agricole espagnol et tentent subtiles tant sur le plan architectural invisible population. Equally
dimaginer une infrastructure qui que politique et susceptibles intriguing, all three projects begin Vue des quatre entits sans lenveloppe View of the four closed units without the
sortirait de lombre cette population douvrir le dbat sur un aspect to introduce a careful, light-touch extrieure. shell.
de prime abord invisible. Autre peu document de lconomie architecture into a landscape
lment intressant, le parti pris globalise. in which Modernism has had

Plan et coupe dtaillant les usages Plan and section indicating


des espaces. spaces purposes.

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NEX T GENER ATION 2 N D Net point


Centre civique de mise Civic center virtual network
en place de rseaux virtuels Sortavala, Russia
Sortavala, Russie
Sodruzhestvo construction association, Astal Open Company,
Monolit Set Stroy Company

F R Les dveloppeurs informatiques une concrtisation des possibilits EN Web developers and IT The re-materialization of the virtual
et autres professionnels dInternet de communication quoffre Internet. specialists have appropriated in the real, through the introduction
se sont appropri le langage La rematrialisation du virtuel the language of construction of a stage, screen and observation
de la construction pour dcrire dans le rel, via lintroduction for their virtual worlds. We often deck, attempts to recreate a shared
leur monde virtuel. Le terme dune scne, dun cran et dun poste read about the architecture experience using the medium
darchitecture du Web, par dobservation, cherche recrer of the web for instance. These of social atomization, subverting
exemple, est pass dans lusage. une exprience collective travers Russian designers have reversed the bedroom isolation of the web
Avec ce projet, une quipe latomisation sociale, dtournant the tables by re-appropriating into an urban experience,
darchitectes russes a dcid le huis clos solitaire dInternet architecture as a means of reinforcing rather than denying
de reprendre ses droits, en se en une exprience urbaine et expressing the invisible, but the reality of physical space.
rappropriant son domaine comme rafrmant, au lieu de la nier, increasingly dominant, migration The architecture itself is a little
moyen dexpression du basculement la ralit de lespace physique. of our lives into cyber rather nave, but perhaps that sense
de nos existences, invisible, Larchitecture elle-mme est un than real space. of the ad-hoc adds to a feeling
mais de plus en plus prgnant, peu nave, mais peut-tre cet air This project draws on Russian that this is a design reacting to
du monde rel vers le monde virtuel. dimprovisation ajoute-t-il au Constructivism and the agit-prop the fast-moving transformations
Ce projet sinspire du sentiment dtre devant une cration architecture of the revolutionary of society wrought by technology.
constructivisme russe et de qui rpercute les transformations period to propose a concretization
larchitecture agit-prop de la priode acclres dune socit sature of the possibilities of communication
rvolutionnaire pour proposer de technologies. through the Internet.

Vue gnrale du projet en deux entits, General view of the two parts of the
une partie horizontale chauffe project, the horizontal part is heated
et une verticale non chauffe. while the vertical part is not.

Diagramme reprsentant linteraction Diagram representing the interaction


des cotechnologies. of eco-technologies.

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Nombre des projets en comptition
portent sur diffrents aspects
des catastrophes humanitaires
ici laccueil des rfugis,
l la reconstruction de sites et
de communauts
dtruits par
les conits.
A F R IQU E
M OY E N -
OR IENT
Eco-Techno Park
Ankara

7 Holcim Awards 2014


White Canvas
Bassikounou

6
A F R IC A
9
8
M I DDLE A number of entries

Chicoco Radio
Incremental Construction
Addis-Abeba
Addis Ababa EAST have addressed various
aspects of humanitarian
disasters. There are proposals
that deal with the shelter of refugees
Port Harcourt and others with the rehabilitation
of war-torn sites and conict-
ravaged communities.
A F R IQU E MOY E N - OR I E N TA F R IC A M I DDL E E A S T A F R IQU E MOY E N - OR I E N TA F R IC A M I DDL E E A S T

clairage Prix / Awards Jury


FR Quoique toujours associs lun lautre, corrompus, il est difcile de ne voir l que des un curieux avatar de la dmarche durable, trai- G OLD Co-op Capacity Building, Howayda Al-Harithy Marc Anglil
le Moyen-Orient et lAfrique nont premire crises. Car le continent est aussi une grande tant de lieux o la culture, la continuit et le Kigali, Rwanda, 2015. Prsidente du jury. Prsident du comit acadmique
vue pas grand-chose en commun si ce nest source despoir. Les villes engendrent de la paysage vu comme palimpseste participent de Eco-Techno Park, Ankara,
Urban Future Organization Head of jury. de la fondation Holcim.
Turquie / Turkey, 2014.
leur proximit gographique. Tous deux prosprit et permettent aux populations de lhistoire du dveloppement durable. (Pamela Larocca) ; Bantu Studio Head of Academic Committee
Onz Architects Professeur darchitecture, universit
disposent cependant de richesses colossales sortir de la pauvret rurale. Ce sont l les aspects les plus inattendus du (Onat ktem et / and Zeynep ktem).
(Costanza La Mantia). of the Holcim Foundation.
amricaine de Beyrouth, Liban.
enfouies dans leurs sous-sols, sous forme Incremental Construction, lun des laurats rcit que droulent les Holcim Awards. Peut- Professor of architecture, American Doyen senior de la chaire
dnergies fossiles ou de minraux. En un sens, du prix, sest interrog sur la faon dauto- tre annoncent-ils un avenir plus fertile pour les Weaving Publicness,
University of Beirut, Lebanon. darchitecture et de design,
SILVER Addis-Abeba, thiopie /
cest prcisment lexploitation de ces gisements nomiser les communauts dans la construction discussions sur le sujet, dans lequel les archi- cole polytechnique fdrale,
qui exacerbe les crises environnementales de leurs logements, partir de matriaux pro- tectes sauront se dpartir de lattraction pour les Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015.
Evergreen City, Beyrouth, Javier de Benito Zurich, Suisse.
BC architects & studies (Ken De
de la plante, au point que toute stratgie duits localement et de leur propre force de tra- technologies et des cycles, semble-t-il sans n, Liban / Beirut, Lebanon, 2014. Manager pour les Holcim Afrique Senior dean of the chair of architecture
Cooman et / and Wes Degreef) ;
durable mergeant au niveau local ne semble vail. Habitat informel ne rime pas fatalement de la culture de la production et de la consom- Rad Abillama Architects (Rad Moyen-Orient, Zurich, Suisse. and design, Swiss Federal Institute
Abba architects (Adeyabeba
gure plus quune goutte despoir dans un ocan avec taudis. Un parc forestier est propos mation. Ils illustrent aussi une prise de Abillama) ; Association for Forests Area manager for Africa Middle East, of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
Tadesse Hailemariam).
de problmes. Beyrouth, ville martyre rgulirement mise conscience de plus en plus vive de linscription Development and Conservation Zurich, Switzerland.
(Sawsan Bou Fakhreddine) ; Aziza Chaouni (excuse / excused)
Mais au-del du potentiel de richesse de ces feu et sang ; en Palestine, autre territoire objet de la culture au cur des formes dhabitat White Canvas, Bassikounou,
Maintenance Managment Group Daniel Kebera Irurah Associe principale
ressources naturelles (et de linjustice qui dpres discordes, lespoir dune rappropria- durable, ce qui est positif pour lidentit et le (Youssef Abillama).
Mauritanie / Mauritania, 2018.
Confrencier, lcole darchitecture de Aziza Chaouni Projects.
dcoule de la conscation des prots par une tion de lhistoire se fait jour. Au cur de ce der- sentiment dappartenance, et porteur despoir. ArchSus Group (Attila Szabadics
et durbanisme du Witwatersrand, Principal of Aziza Chaouni Projects.
petite lite), se manifestent des similarits gran- nier projet, un village abandonn, tmoignage et / and Mnica Rcz).
Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud.
B RO NZE Professeur assistante darchitecture,
dissantes entre les pays du continent qui de loccupation isralienne. Le centre pour Lecturer, school of architecture
universit de Toronto, Canada.
rsultent, pour lessentiel, des crises humani- femmes et terrain de jeu de Beit Iksa reconnat Incremental Construction, NEX T GENER ATIO N and planning, University of
Assistant professor of architecture,
taires engendres par la guerre. le rle de lhistoire dans le paysage et de lan- Addis-Abeba, thiopie / Addis Ababa,
1ST Bio-Mimicry, Fika Patso Dam,
the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,
University of Toronto, Canada.
Nombre des projets en comptition portent crage de la communaut. Ethiopia, 2013. South Africa.
Dirk Donath ; Brook Haileselassie ; Afrique du Sud / South Africa.
sur diffrents aspects de ces catastrophes huma- Au final, la tendance qui se dgage de bon Jurie Swart. Fasil Giorghis (excus / excused)
Asgedom Haile ; Jakob Mettler ; Dibdo Francis Kr
nitaires ici laccueil des rfugis, l la recons- nombre des propositions en provenance Architecte.
Helawie Sewnet ; Sarah Yusuf ; Fondateur et associ principal de Kr
truction de sites et de communauts dtruits par dAfrique ou du Moyen-Orient est la volont de Afro-European Engineers 2 ND
Destroyed City Told, Architect.
Architecture, Berlin, Allemagne.
les conits. Autant de rponses ncessaires et rpondre aux crises et de btir du neuf, dans un (Peter Dissel). Agadir, Maroc / Morocco.
Founder and principal of Kr Chaire de conservation de lhritage
attendues, voire prvisibles, aux crises qui abandon de la riche histoire du continent et Bom architecture (Chamss Doha architectural et urbain, universit
Architecture, Berlin, Germany.
rythment lactualit. comme si un impratif sommait de toujours tout Oulkadi) ; Laurent Sanz ; Mohamed dAddis-Abeba, thiopie.
ACK N O WLED GEMEN T Belhouari.
Dautres propositions abordent des questions reconstruire de zro. Hansjrg Leibundgut Chair of conservation of urban
structurelles plus long terme : le tissu produc- Autre proposition ayant trait lhistoire, un Adaptive Re-Use, Beit Iksa, Professeur de systmes constructifs, and architectural heritage,
3RD Machinarium, Pretoria, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
tif, les dchets et la pnurie deau. Malgr les muse destin prserver et exposer les ruines Palestine, 2014. cole polytechnique fdrale,
Center for architectural conservation Afrique du Sud / South Africa.
guerres, la maladie lheure o le virus Ebola de la ville dAgadir au Maroc, dtruite par un Zurich, Suisse.
(Shatha Sa, Aye Al Tahhan, Khaldun Heidi van Eeden.
fait des ravages en Afrique , le terrorisme, les tremblement de terre dans les annes 1960. Ce Professor of building systems, Swiss
Bshara, Tareq Dar Naser et / and Federal Institute of Technology,
rvolutions avortes et les gouvernements genre dentreprise de sauvegarde culturelle est 4TH Waste to Energy,
Yousef Dar Taha) ; NG Architects Zurich, Switzerland.
and Part (Nasser Golzari et / and Yara Beyrouth, Liban / Beirut, Lebanon.
Sharif) ; Part (Miriam Ozanne et / and Marylynn Antaki ; Christina Attiyeh ;
Amer Moustafa
Murray Fraser). Mira Boumatar ; Romy El Sayah ;
Doyen associ de lcole darchitecture
Yara Rahme.
Overview et de design, universit amricaine
Chicoco Radio, Port Harcourt, de Charjah, mirats Arabes Unis.
EN Although always grouped together, there of great hope. Cities increase prosperity and and perhaps they indicate a richer future for the Nigeria, 2014. Associate dean of the school
seems to be little that the Middle East and offer a way out of the grind of rural poverty. discussions around the subject in which archi- NL Works Amsterdam (Marco of architecture and design, American
Africa have in common beyond geographi- Incremental Construction, one of the winners tects can move on from seductive technologies Cestarolli, Berend Strijland et / and University of Sharjah, United Arab
Olina Terzi) ; NL Works Lagos Emirates.
cal proximity. Yet both regions have huge here, looks at how communities can be empow- and the seemingly endless cycles of the culture
(Kunl Adeyemi, Farooq Adenugba
wealth embodied in their natural resources ered to build their own homes using locally pro- of production and consumption. They also illus- et / and Martin Oreoluwa) ; Akt II
whether in fossil fuel or mineral form. In a duced materials and their own labour. Informal trate a growing awareness of the status of cul- Engineers (Albert Taylor et / and
way, it is precisely these forms of extraction settlements do not have to be slums. For Beirut, ture at the heart of the sustainable settlement, David Watson) ; Pinconsult Engineers
which are exacerbating the planets environ- that most savagely and consistently war-torn of which is a good thing for identity, for a sense of (Larin Williams) ; CMAP (Priyanka
mental crises, so to look at any of the sustain- cities, a forest park is proposed for Palestine, belonging and for hope. Bista et / and Michael Uwemedimo) ;
able strategies in communities can look like a another ercely contested territory, there is hope Edwin Heathcote Okrika Waterfront Community
drop of hope in an ever-expanding ocean of in the reclamation of history. In this latter pro- (Marcus George et / and Fubara
problems. posal is an abandoned village, one of the tokens Tokuibiye).
Yet beyond the potential wealth of natural of Israeli occupation. The womens centre and
resources (and the injustice of the prots being playground in Beit Iksa is a proposal which rec-
siphoned off by a small elite) there are growing ognizes the role of history in the landscape and
similarities between countries across the conti- of anchoring community in a sense of the psycho-
nent and most of these are a result of human- geography of an existing, once-lived-in place.
itarian crises caused by war. So many proposals from Africa and the
A number of entries here have addressed var- Middle East tend to deal with crises and with
ious aspects of these humanitarian disasters. new building that the continents rich history
There are proposals that deal with the shelter can be forgotten as if the imperative was
of refugees and others with the rehabilitation of always to start anew. Another proposal
war-torn sites and conict-ravaged communi- that deals with the historical is the museum
ties. These are the necessary, expected and per- aiming to preserve and display the ruins of the
haps predictable responses to the crises which town of Agadir in Morocco, destroyed by an
dominate the news cycle. earthquake in 1960.
But there are also proposals that examine This kind of preservation of culture is an
longer-term, structural issues, industry, waste intriguing offshoot of sustainability, one which
and the water shortage. Amid: conicts, disease deals with place, in which culture and continu-
(Ebola is raging through Africa), terrorism, ity and the landscape as palimpsest are part of
incomplete revolutions and corrupt govern- the story of sustainability.
ments, it is difcult not to lose hope and to see These are the more unexpected aspects of
only crises. In fact, the continent is also a source the narrative told through the Holcim Awards

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
White Canvas
Centre mdical et cole Health center
dans un camp de rfugis, and school in refugee camp,
Bassikounou, Mauritanie Bassikounou, Mauritania
ArchSus Group

F R Le spectacle des tentes rpondre la question pressante EN The site of endless ad-hoc of accommodating refugees.
de fortune de lONU stendant de laccueil des rfugis. Ce projet tents housing refugee families, This design does include one
perte de vue pour abriter comporte toutefois une innovation constructed from UN sacking, striking innovation however
des familles de rfugis est, o remarquable : lutilisation is a profoundly depressing vision the use of phase change material
que lon se trouve, profondment daccumulateurs de chaleur latente, wherever it occurs. White Canvas accumulators to air-condition
dprimant. sa manire ingnieuse qui exploitent lamplitude thermique is an ingenious and elegant attempt the units, taking advantage
et lgante, White Canvas sattelle considrable entre le jour et la nuit to address the issue of temporary of the striking differences between
la problmatique du logement pour climatiser les units et rendre accommodation in the harsh climate the heat of the daytime and
temporaire sous le climat prouvant ainsi la vie plus supportable. of the country. Easy to construct the cool of the night to moderate
de la rgion. Le rsultat, facile Bien conu, techniquement using foldable and easily erectable temperatures inside, making
assembler partir de structures solide et trs abouti, ce projet tent structures (which are also life far more comfortable.
pliantes rutilisables, est une belle se caractrise par un design reusable), the result is a handsome, Well resolved, well-engineered
structure en forme de dme, qui inhabituellement n, appliqu domed structure slightly and carefully thought-through,
nest pas sans voquer une parent un problme semble-t-il insoluble. reminiscent of Buckminster Fullers this is an unusually ne design
lointaine avec les constructions Cest, en outre, probablement lun ideas for future construction. There aimed at a seemingly intractable
du futur imagines par Buckminster des domaines o la pense critique is nothing new in architects problem and arguably one of the
Fuller. Ce nest pas la premire fois, architecturale est capable designing temporary structures, areas where critical architectural
loin de l, quun architecte damliorations immdiates from Buckminster Fuller through thinking can make an immediate
conoit une structure phmre : et radicales dans le quotidien Architecture for Humanity and and radical improvement in
de ce dernier Architecture for de certaines des populations on to Shigeru Ban there has been the everyday lives of some of
Humanity en passant par Shigeru les plus malmenes de la plante. a long-standing concern to address the worlds most troubled peoples.
Ban, court un mme souci de the pressing social issues

Schmas dassemblage de la structure. Schemas of the structure assembly.

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Eco-Techno Park GOLD

Btiment-vitrine cologique Green building showcase


et parc dentreprises, and enterprise hub,
Ankara, Turquie Ankara, Turkey
Onz Architects

FR Cette proposition, la cration gothermiques, ventilation tirage EN A proposal to create a high-tech the circulation, grey water and
dun ple high-tech sur un ancien thermique, recyclage des eaux hub on former industrial land rainwater recycling and so on.
site industriel dAnkara, en Turquie, de pluie et des eaux uses, etc. in Ankara, Turkey, this is But this remains a suburban campus
est un projet de campus aux Reste que ce campus se situe a straightforward campus scheme and there are some questions about
intentions claires, qui se caractrise en priphrie de la ville, ce qui with a sophisticated integration transport, about the genuine
par une insertion sophistique pose la question du transport into a revitalized landscape and sustainability of these kinds
dans un paysage reconverti et par et du caractre vritablement a barrage of sustainable technologies of development (which still forms
un dferlement de technologies durable doprations de ce genre embedded in the architecture. the archetype for tech HQs and
durables intgres larchitecture. qui demeurent larchtype The latter represent an attempt developments). Are they genuinely
Elle semploie riger le site en des projets de centres high-tech. to establish the site as a test bed integrated into the city, is this space
laboratoire pour technologies vertes Sont-elles vraiment intgres for emerging and innovative public or civic?
mergentes et innovantes. Tous la ville et constituent-elles eco-technologies. All the usual
les ingrdients de la panoplie verte des espaces publics ou civiques ? sustainable kit is here, geothermal
y sont runis : sources de chaleur heat sources, stack ventilation in

Dtail axonomtrique expliquant Axonometric segment explaining


le processus de lair conditionn. the process of air-conditionning.

Plan masse. Master plan.

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BRONZE
Incremental Construction
Principe de logements Low-cost modular
modulaires bas prix housing scheme
Addis-Abeba, thiopie Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dirk Donath, Brook Haileselassie, Asgedom Haile, Jakob Mettler,
Helawie Sewnet, Sarah Yusuf, Afro-European Engineers

F R Quun architecte se mle Elles consistent en une structure EN There is nothing new in framework, but allowing
des formes dhabitats spontans de base, sur laquelle les rsidents architects attempting to intervene the residents to modify and expand
qui brouillent les frontires de pourront greffer les modications in the informal settlements which within the structure to suit their
quasiment toutes les grandes villes et extensions quils souhaitent, blur the edges of almost all changing needs. It is an attempt
du Sud, cest du dj-vu. Mais ce qui au gr de lvolution de leurs besoins. the major cities in the Global South. to simultaneously escape the
distingue ce projet, cest son analyse Voil une dmarche qui sefforce But here it is being done through domination of imported and
du langage et des techniques de la fois dchapper la domination an analysis of the language mass-manufactured materials
larchitecture existante, de la faon des matriaux imports et produits and techniques of the existing and to accommodate the varying
dont les habitants des bidonvilles en grande srie, et de prendre acte architecture, of how residents needs of the community through
se construisent un toit partir des besoins variables des habitants, build dwellings for themselves a low-tech, modular building
de matriaux glans au petit travers un systme de construction from whatever materials they system. The prefabricated concrete
bonheur. Leur inventivit de modulaire et low-tech. La structure can nd. The ad-hoc invention structure on the ground oor gives
bric et de broc est inscrite dans en bton prfabrique du rez-de- of the slum-dweller is built into way to lightweight eucalyptus
la morphologie des lieux. chausse laisse place une charpente its very fabric. frames for the upper oors while
Les lments du bti sont conus lgre en eucalyptus aux tages The elements of this housing roofs of proled metal pick up
pour tre facilement fabriqus suprieurs, tandis que les toits have been designed to be easy the vernacular of the surrounding
dans de petits ateliers proximit en mtal prol empruntent to manufacture off site in small settlements. This is not a radical
lide tant de stimuler la larchitecture vernaculaire de workshops (the idea being to submission but the results are
production et la coopration locales. lhabitat environnant. La proposition stimulate local production and practical, appropriate to the culture
Tirant les leons de quelques-unes na rien de radical, mais le rsultat cooperation). Learning the lessons and climate and still delicate
des expriences pionnires en est pratique, adapt la culture et of some of the pioneering and elegant. They would be
Amrique Latine (en particulier au climat, tout en demeurant dlicat schemes in Latin America a considerable boon to people
les units de logement Quinta et lgant. Une aubaine pour une (notably Alejandro Aravenas Quinta who would otherwise have
Monroy dAlejandro Aravena, au population qui naurait dautre Monroy housing units in Chile), to cobble a dwelling together
Chili), les maisons dIncremental possibilit que de se bricoler un toit the Incremental Construction from the inadequate stocks
Construction seront dlibrment de fortune avec les moyens, houses are intentionally of found materials.
livres moiti nies . inadquats, du bord. half-ready, providing a basic

Axonomtrie clate des lments Axonometry of the project elements.


constitutifs du projet.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Chicoco Radio
Btiment communautaire Community building
ottant rsistant aux inondations designed for urban ooding
Port Harcourt, Nigeria Port Harcourt, Nigeria
NL Works Amsterdam and Lagos, Akt II Engineers,
Pinconsult Engineers, CMAP, Okrika Waterfront Community

F R Projet destin aux habitants de communiquer avec le monde EN Envisaged for the communities Constructed using local materials
des bidonvilles des berges de Port extrieur selon ses propres codes. dwelling in the informal settlements and crafts, principally bamboo,
Harcourt, Chicoco Radio est, Le btiment doit tre construit along the waterfront in Port it is to be built by the community
proprement parler, une cit par la communaut qui en aura Harcourt, Chicoco Radio is, quite it will serve and become a marker
du son et de limage. Lide est lusage, laide de matriaux literally, a kind of media platform. for the settlement. It also acts as
de crer un espace public ottant, et formes dartisanat locaux, The idea is to create a public space a reminder of the effects of climate
ouvert la pratique de diffrentes principalement du bambou, et on the water characterized by change as the water swells beneath
formes de communication devenir un symbole du quartier. the media uses it accommodates it. It is intended as a metaphorical
audiovisuelle et abritant une station Il aura aussi une fonction de tmoin a radio station, a new media and virtual bridge to the wider
de radio, un centre ddi des effets du changement centre, recording studios and world.
aux nouveaux mdias, des studios climatique, le niveau de leau variant a cinema. It is a project designed
denregistrement et un cinma. juste en dessous. Ce projet entend to give a voice to an otherwise
Cest un projet conu pour jeter une passerelle mtaphorique invisible community and to allow
donner la parole une population pour rejoindre le reste du monde. it to connect on its own terms
prive de visibilit et lui permettre with the world beyond.

Vue des composants du projet. View of the project components.

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la fois les problmes et

ASIE
les opportunits de ce
continent.

PA C I F I Q U E
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Protective Wing
Chiang Mai
ASIA
PA C I F I C
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The breadth
Resurrected Canals and diversity of the submissions
Childrens Ziggurat Bangkok
Katmandou for Asia highlight both the problems
Kathmandu and opportunities facing
the continent.

Re-Made Fabric
Chittagong
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clairage Prix / Awards Jury


FR Ce sont les villes asiatiques qui dominent le avec srieux, minutie et recul, ce qui peut tre lensemble, au regard de sa taille et de son G OLD In-Situ Network, Rahul Mehrotra Ian Riley
dialogue sur les dynamiques de lurbanisation entrepris. Lquilibre entre lemploi et les pro- inuence grandissante, lAsie est un peu en reste. atoll de Tarawa / atoll, Kiribati, 2014. Prsident du jury. Prsident de Holcim Chine,
Protective Wing, Chiang Mai,
contemporaine. Aucun autre continent ne stait ts, entre le travail (et derrire, ceux qui en ont Le projet qui a reu la mdaille dor, une Thalande / Thailand, 2015.
Linkscale (Maj Plemenitas) ; Head of jury. Pkin, Chine.
jamais urbanis une telle cadence ni une telle besoin pour vivre) et la production bas prix rserve doiseaux, a le mrite de sensibiliser Amphibious Lab (Ana Abram). Country Head, Holcim China,
Architectkidd (Sorawut Kittibanthorn Associ principal Rahul Mehrotra
chelle. Lexplosion dmographique des villes pour la grande distribution, est un champ de une question apparemment prive de visibilit, Beijing, China.
et / and Jariyawadee Lekawatana) ; Associates, Mumbai, Inde.
existantes, lexode rural par vagues massives et mines thique, momentanment mis en lumire et de sintgrer harmonieusement, en le respec- Megacity Skeleton, Jakarta,
Singh Intrachooto ; Chak Principal of Rahul Mehrotra Associates,
Indonsie / Indonesia, 2013. Stephen Siu-Yu Lau
le rythme de croissance vertigineux des villes par leffondrement du Rana Plaza en 2013 (qui tant, au paysage. Mais lon ne peut sempcher Cherdsatirkul ; Flix Baroux ; Mumbai, India.
Unitydesign (Tomohiko Amemiya) ; Professeur associ et doyen associ,
nouvelles sont sans prcdent dans lhistoire de t plus de 1.100 morts parmi les travailleurs). La de penser que cette intelligence de conception, Patcharapan Ratananakorn ;
Akiko Okabe ; Evawani Ellisa ; universit de Hong Kong, Chine.
lhumanit. Dans quelle mesure ce mouvement proposition sattaque de grands thmes : com- cette sensibilit esthtique et environnemen- Pratchaya Lertrucksadee ; Nattapong Donald Bates
Achmad Hery Fuad ; Yuki Yoshikata ; Associate professor and associate
est-il viable ? Considre comme une vaste ten- munaut, mancipation des femmes, nature de tale, pourraient tre appliques avec autant de Chumkesorn ; Tamfun Vatayanon. Chaire de design architectural,
Kazuki Ueda ; Genta Sawai ; dean of architecture, University
universit de Melbourne, Australie.
tative darracher la pauvret des centaines de la production, ou dire vrai, du capitalisme. Il bonheur aux populations humaines. Achmad Hery Fuad ; Mikhael of Hong Kong, China.
Chair of architectural design, University
millions de personnes en seulement une deux est revigorant de voir des architectes tenter din- LAsie est le continent o se jouera lavenir de SILVER Johanes ; Meidesta Pitria.
of Melbourne, Australia.
gnrations, cette volution est presque incom- tgrer ces problmatiques leurs projets. la plante. Sil parvient se dvelopper et arra- Childrens Ziggurat, Katmandou,
Brinda Somaya
prhensible. Des villes gigantesques hrisses de Ailleurs, ils se penchent, entre autres, sur cher durablement ses populations la pauvret, Resurrected Canals, Bangkok, Directeur de LAB Architecture Studio, Architecte associe principale
Npal / Kathmandu, Nepal, 2013.
Thalande / Thailand, 2015. Melbourne. et directrice, Somaya and Kalappa
gratte-ciel mergent l o il ny avait encore, il y lhritage des conflits et des divisions de la partout lespoir est permis. Dans le cas contraire, Mos Architects (Hilary Sample
DI Designs Co, Ltd (Santi Director of LAB Architecture Studio, Consultants, Mumbai, Inde.
a quelques dizaines dannes, que des villages de population, sur les problmes sanitaires en ville, cest notre futur tous qui est condamn. et / and Michael Meredith).
Melbourne.
Sombatwichatorn, Pongporn Principal architect and managing
pcheurs ou des petits centres industriels. sur la reconstruction des territoires sinistrs par Transports publics, infrastructures, logements Sudbanthad, Tanasarn Kowsoui, director, Somaya and Kalappa
Comment planier cette croissance ? Comment les sismes ou sur la protection des ctes. Il est de masse, espaces civiques, lieux dengagement B RO NZE Chanikarn Opaspimoltum et / and Momoyo Kaijima Consultants, Mumbai, India.
le respect de la dignit humaine peut-il tre un peu dcevant de voir si peu de projets en pro- politique : dans tous ces domaines, des ides et Sethawat Srivirote). Associe principale, Atelier Bow-Wow,
Post-War Collective,
garanti ? Comment le vivre ensemble peut-il tre venance de Chine, o se concentre pourtant une propositions auraient t les bienvenues. Or, Tokyo, Japon. Davy Sukamta
Ambepussa, Sri Lanka, 2014.
encourag, quand il lui faut partir de zro ? telle proportion de la construction mondiale. Et elles font en grande partie dfaut. Peut-tre le Robust Architecture Workshop
Principal of Atelier Bow-Wow, Directeur, Davy Sukamta & Partners
NEX T GENER ATIO N
Lampleur et la diversit des propositions il est surprenant den voir si peu galement de la dveloppement durable doit-il commencer Tokyo, Japan. Structural Engineers, Jakarta,
(Milinda Pathiraja et / and
asiatiques illustrent la fois les problmes et les part du Japon, o existe, par tradition, une vri- modestement Peut-tre ces projets que 1STPanda-Watching, Xueshan, Professeur associ, Momoyo Kaijima Indonsie.
Ganga Ratnayake).
opportunits de ce continent. Il est intressant table intelligence de larchitecture durable Holcim accompagne jusquaux derniers stades Sichuan, Chine / China, 2013. Lab, universit de Tsukuba, Japon. Director, Davy Sukamta & Partners
de constater que la plupart se concentrent sur mme si la culture architecturale du jetable, dachvement, lorsque cest possible reclent- Zhe Peng ; Zhang Qu ; Zhenru Zhou. Associate professor, Momoyo Kaijima Structural Engineers, Jakarta,
ACK N O WLED GEMEN T Indonesia.
les marges des villes, sur leurs faubourgs infor- qui semble continuer dexercer sa mainmise sur ils de relles chances de progrs, et de futurs Lab, University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2NDAdaptable Portable
mels. Comme si les mga-villes mergentes les esprits, va rebours de cette ide. Labsence bnces. Il y a, semble-t-il, encore du chemin Between Walls, Tatiba Baraibura,
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Forrest Meggers Yue Zhang
taient trop imposantes pour se laisser appr- criante de solutions et propositions technolo- accomplir avant que le dveloppement durable tat de Jharkhand, Inde /
Nusrat Jahan Mim. Professeur assistant, cole de design Chaire adjointe durbanisme,
hender ; et les problmes quelles posent, trop giques est tout aussi remarquable. ne soit compris en Asie dans un sens plus large, Tatiba Baraibura, Jharkhand
et de lenvironnement, dpartement universit Tsinghua, Pkin, Chine.
State, India, 2014.
redoutables en termes de dveloppement Alors que lAsie est lusine du monde, elle doit plus culturel, comme cela a peut-tre t le cas 3RD Social Design, Bandung, darchitecture, universit nationale Deputy chair of urban planning,
Made (Madhusudhan Rao Chalasani,
durable. Mais il y a ici de gros enjeux. commencer dvelopper ses propres techno- en Amrique Latine et en Europe. Mais le conti- Mario Galiana Liras, Santosh Kumar Indonsie / Indonesia, 2016. de Singapour. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
Le projet Re-Made Fabric, par exemple, se logies, et non se contenter de reproduire des nent est sur la bonne voie. Ketham, Sai Kumar GV, Bharat Antonius Richard Rusli ; Kenneth Assistant professor at the school
penche sur le problme a priori insoluble des ides importes. Cest ce prix quelle pourra Soewarto ; Raymond San ; Raynaldo of design and environment, Marc Anglil
Kumar T. et / and Vamsi Kundanam).
ateliers de confection clandestins et considre peser sa faon dans la culture durable. Dans Theodore ; Steve Soesanto. department of architecture, National Prsident du comit acadmique
University of Singapore. de la fondation Holcim.
High-Tech Low-Tech,
4THFormal-Informal DNA, Head of Academic Committee
Kyoto, Japon / Japan, 2013.
Tangerang, Indonsie / Indonesia. Geeta Mehta of the Holcim Foundation.
Efeo (Benot Jacquet) ; Mikan
Overview (Manuel Tardits, Kiwako Kamo, Eugene Tan. Professeur associ lcole Doyen senior de la chaire
Masashi Sogabe, Masayoshi darchitecture, durbanisme darchitecture et de design,
EN It is Asias cities which dominate the dia- otherwise starve, and cheap production for the its respect for and integration with nature and 5THRe-Made Fabric,
Takeuchi). et de prservation, universit cole polytechnique fdrale,
logue about the dynamics of contemporary consumer market is an ethical minefield one landscape. But it cant help thinking whether Chittagong, Bangladesh. de Columbia, New York, tats-Unis. Zurich, Suisse.
urbanization. No other continent has ever which was momentarily exposed with the col- that same design intelligence and aesthetic and Meriem Chabani ; tienne Chobaux ; Associate professor at the graduate Senior dean of the chair of architecture
urbanized so fast and at such a scale. The explo- lapse of the Rana Plaza factory in 2013 (and the environmental sensibility could not be applied John Edom. school of architecture, planning and design, Swiss Federal Institute
sion in populations in existing cities, the huge death of over 1,100 workers). The proposal to human populations. and preservation, Columbia of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
waves of migration from the countryside and the addresses big themes: community, the empow- This is the continent that will determine the University, New York, US.
eye-watering pace of the growth of new cities erment of women and the nature of production future of the planet. If Asia is able to develop and
has no precedent in human history. But how effectively the nature of capitalism. It is bring its populations out of poverty in a sustain-
sustainable can this be? Considered as one huge refreshing to see architects attempting to able manner, there is hope for us all. If it fails to
experiment in lifting hundreds of millions out address these issues through design. do so it dooms the future for all of us. It would
of poverty, in only one or two generations, the Elsewhere architects are attempting to tackle have been good to see here public transport
story is almost incomprehensible. Huge cities the legacy of conict and divided populations, ideas, infrastructural proposals, mass housing,
with spiky skylines are emerging from what the problems of sanitation in the city, post-earth- civic space and space for political engagement,
were once, only a couple of generations ago, just quake reconstruction and coastal defences yet those projects are mostly lacking. Perhaps
shing villages or small industrial centres. How among many others. It is a little disappointing to sustainability has to start small. Perhaps that is
can this growth be planned? How can human see so little here from China, where so much of where the real gains are to be made and where
dignity be maintained? How can the community the worlds construction is going on. And it is there is a real chance of progress with these pro-
be fostered when it has to start from zero? surprising to see so little from Japan where there jects which Holcim nurtures through to their
The breadth and diversity of the submissions is a real tradition of understanding sustainabil- nal stages where possible. There is, it seems,
for Asia highlight both the problems and oppor- ity in architecture, even if the disposable archi- still some way to go before sustainability in Asia
tunities facing the continent. It is interesting, tectural culture which still seems to grip the is understood in a broader, cultural sense, as
however, that most tend to concentrate on the culture runs counter to the notion. It is also sur- perhaps it has been in Latin America and
margins, on the informal edges of the cities. It is prising, if not remarkable, that there is a broad Europe. But its going in the right direction.
almost as if the rising megacities are just too big lack of technological solutions and proposals. Edwin Heathcote
to contemplate; the problems they throw up too Asia is the worlds manufacturing nexus and
difcult in terms of sustainability. But there are it needs to begin developing ideas and technol-
big issues here. ogies as well as just producing those designed
Re-Made Fabric project, for instance, takes elsewhere, if it is going to begin to inuence a
the seemingly intractable problem of sweatshop sustainable culture in an Asian way. Overall it
production in the garment industry and looks seems Asia, considering its size and increasing
seriously, carefully and thoughtfully at what can inuence, is a little lacking.
be done. The balance between employment and The winning entry, a bird sanctuary, raises
profit, between jobs, for those who would awareness of a seemingly invisible issue and in

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Childrens Ziggurat
Orphelinat et bibliothque Orphanage and library,
Katmandou, Npal Kathmandu, Nepal
Mos Architects

F R Ce btiment a quelque chose Au lieu de prsenter au monde EN Theres something of the stupa resolved face to the world, this
dun stupa. Ses murs en pente douce des dehors parfaitement aboutis, about this building. Its gently is a building that will be nished
donnent le sentiment quil fait partie le btiment ne sera complet quen sloping walls give it the feel of by children, by books and by
du paysage depuis longtemps, prsence des enfants, des livres something that has been in the the greenery that will cascade
sorte de croisement entre et de la vgtation qui tombera landscape a long time; a kind down its sides.
une ziggourat et un jardin suspendu en cascade sur ses faades. of temple / ziggurat combined The concrete exoskeleton
babylonien. Une srie darchtypes Son enveloppe en bton, with a Babylonian hanging garden. which also contains the building
sy tlescopent au sein dune qui contient aussi les circulations It is a series of archetypes circulation, in an inversion of
mme structure cohrente. du btiment, en un renversement du concertinaed into a single coherent the cloister model is apparently
Mais y regarder de plus prs, modle du clotre, est apparemment structure. Yet up close it becomes seismically resistant, though it
le doute se dissipe : cest bien antisismique encore que lon clear that this is a frame and not is unsure quite how sustainable
un bti en dur et non un tumulus, puisse sinterroger sur le caractre a mound, a transparent structure reinforced concrete is in this part
une structure transparente qui laisse durable du bton arm dans in which the program is visible of the world. There are a number
afeurer son programme travers cette partie du monde. Diffrentes through the structural concrete of sustainability strategies
les colonnes et les poutres en bton. stratgies se dploient au sein columns and beams. Under throughout the structure,
Pendant le chantier, au moment de la structure pour en assurer construction as the submission from natural ventilation through
de la soumission du projet, son la durabilit, de la ventilation went in, the architecture looks the waste disposal in the
architecture semblait dans un tat naturelle au composteur utilis tantalizingly incomplete, fertilization of the vertical
dinachvement terriblement pour la fertilisation dun dispositif and perhaps the intention is that permaculture, but ultimately
excitant cette indtermination de permaculture verticale. Au nal, some of that uncertainty is set this is a ne, decent and worthy
a pu tre en partie voulue, pour voici un btiment dont il faut saluer to permeate the nished product. building.
quen soit imprgn le produit ni. llgance, lhonntet et la valeur. Instead of presenting a perfect,

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Construction en cours. Site under construction.

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Protective Wing
Rserve ornithologique, Bird sanctuary,
Chiang Mai, Thalande Chiang Mai, Thailand
Architectkidd, Singh Intrachooto, Chak Cherdsatirkul, Flix Baroux,
Patcharapan Ratananakorn, Pratchaya Lertrucksadee, Nattapong Chumkesorn,
Tamfun Vatayanon

F R Cette rserve doiseaux, le milieu forestier. Ils sont doux EN Undoubtedly the most They are soft and hairy. But
assurment la plus intrigante et velus. Ils sont aussi, leur faon, intriguing of the Asian entries, they are also landmarks of a sort.
des propositions asiatiques, met des repres dans le paysage. La tour this bird sanctuary highlights The bird viewing tower and
en lumire un problme mconnu : et le pont dobservation des oiseaux and addresses an issue that perhaps platform create a language
le trac doiseaux exotiques, crent un langage darchtypes only few of us would have ever of architectural archetypes.
un march juteux sur le continent. architecturaux. Mais cest really considered. Apparently What makes the scheme stand out,
Les malheureux volatiles, aprs la dmarche mise en uvre the smuggling of exotic birds is big however, is in identifying an issue
avoir t bringuebals par reprer un problme et y rpondre business in Asia. As if being stuffed and subsequently concretizing
les contrebandiers, sont enferms par un programme architectural into the trousers of smugglers it as a design. This is the kind
dans une rserve pendant une cinq qui fait vritablement sortir wasnt bad enough, these unlucky of institution that would usually
annes, le temps dtre prsents ce projet du lot. Dordinaire, birds then spend between one make do without architecture
comme pices conviction lors ce genre dtablissement ferait and ve years in a sanctuary, at all but instead with a series
du procs de leurs ravisseurs. en effet limpasse sur la dimension preserved as evidence of functional, unremarkable
La plupart meurent en captivit. architecturale, proposant la place in the subsequent court cases. agricultural buildings. By proposing
Ce projet de village pour oiseaux des btiments agricoles purement Most birds die in captivity. an elegant, considered design,
comporte une srie dhabitats qui fonctionnels et sans ampleur. This scheme is a bird village: the architects are putting
imitent leur milieu naturel, En soumettant un programme a series of habitats resembling their intelligence behind an
un centre de radaptation, ainsi lgant et rchi, les architectes the creatures natural environments, unremarked-on issue, bringing our
quun centre de formation mettent leur intelligence au service a rehab centre, but also an education attention to yet another example of
et dtude. Cest l une architecture dune question mconnue, attirant and study centre. This is an mankinds imbalance with nature,
destine sensibiliser autant qu notre attention sur un nouvel architecture of awareness-raising and making a small gesture to
rpondre une ncessit pratique. exemple des dprdations que as much as it is of practical begin to repair it.
Les agencements sont lgants lhumanit inige la nature. necessity. The designs are elegant
et modestes, construits et revtus Et ils oprent, par un modeste and modest, constructed and clad
de matriaux naturels choisis geste, un dbut de rparation. in natural materials to make them
pour crer une ressemblance avec resemble the forest environments.

Tour dobservation. Observation tower.

Vue schmatique du site ddi Schematic view of the site dedicated


aux oiseaux blesss. to injured birds.

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Resurrected Canals ACKNO WLEDGEMENT

Systme uvial de transport Urban water transport system,


urbain, Bangkok, Thalande Bangkok, Thailand
DI Designs Co, Ltd

FR Venise suscite en gnral gorgs deau. Cest, en un sens, EN When you visit Venice you tend (as opposed to roads which would
des ractions de deux sortes. lquivalent maritime du funiculaire : to have one of two reactions. lead to so much demolition).
Soit lon se demande pourquoi, une intervention indolore, One is the question if this city Although it would demand a huge
alors que la ville est si belle, il nen par opposition aux nombreuses is so beautiful, why arent more amount of excavation, in following
existe pas davantage construites dmolitions quoccasionnerait cities being built like this? Around the one-time routes of canals
sur le mme principe : au bord de la construction de voiries. Malgr water, on the water, using the water, it would make sense of an otherwise
leau, sur leau, par la voie de leau... lnorme travail dexcavation which is such an efcient mode notoriously confusing city.
mode de transport combien entreprendre en suivant le trac des of transport, as well as being The citys monuments and
efcace et bonheur dtre baign canaux dantan, la dmarche serait surrounded by the essence landmarks are already distributed
par ce qui fait lessence de la ville. porteuse de sens, dans une ville par of the city. Or you might think along the waterfront, so, from
Soit, au contraire, lon stonne ailleurs connue pour tre chaotique. What an insane way to build a a tourists as well as a local persons
de ce mode insens ddication Les monuments et les hauts lieux de city. Well Bangkok was built a little point of view, there is much
urbaine. Bangkok est sujette la ville se distribuent dores et dj like that, as were dozens of other to be recommended about this
au mme paradoxe, elle qui fut le long de leau, si bien que le projet cities which relied on trade across design. Equally interesting is that
construite un peu sur ce modle, se justie dun point de vue la fois the seas and via the rivers inland. as much of the poorer housing
de mme que des douzaines dautres touristique et local. Autre lment The idea behind this scheme is situated along the waterfront
villes tournes vers le commerce intressant : parmi les plus pauvres, is to resurrect the canal system this is a transport scheme that
maritime et uvial. beaucoup vivent au bord de leau ; on which the city once thrived, does not privilege the wealthy
Lide de ce programme est cest donc un mode de transport qui as an alternative to what would be or the suburban as so many tend
de faire revivre le systme de canaux ne privilgierait pas les populations a hugely costly underground railway to be. Well thought out, well-
qui t autrefois la prosprit riches ou suburbaines, comme system with all the attendant costs presented, including its convincing
de la capitale thalandaise, comme cest souvent le cas. Abouti et bien of pumping out a waterlogged map and diagrams, this is a design
alternative un projet de mtro prsent, avec des cartes et des setoff tunnels. It is, in a way, well-worthy of a commendation.
au cot exorbitant, tant donn les schmas convaincants, ce projet the equivalent of the cable cars
frais lis au pompage des tunnels mrite dtre dfendu haut et fort. installed as light touch interventions

Centre dinformation pour les visiteurs Information center for visitors


et perspective sur les abris pour oiseaux. and perspective on bird shelters.

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Nouvelles cartes de transport New Bangkok transit


et de connectivits de Bangkok. and connectivity maps.

Plans masse : deux puzzles superposs, Master plans: two jigsaws superimposed,
le mtro et le projet de transport uvial. the metro and the water conveyance
route project.

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Re-Made Fabric
Intervention dans le quartier Garment district intervention,
de la confection, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Meriem Chabani, tienne Chobaux, John Edom

F R En provoquant la mort de plus travail et de rmunration, EN The collapse of the Rana Plaza the producers, the scheme envisions
de 1.100 travailleurs, leffondrement lmancipation des femmes et garment factory in 2013, with an urban network of small, self-built
en 2013 du Rana Plaza, un immeuble le renversement du rapport de force the loss of over 1,100 lives, brought production facilities, using easily
abritant des ateliers de confection, entre propritaires et producteurs. global attention to the conditions available, local materials, organized
a expos au monde entier Un rseau urbain de petits ateliers in which our clothes are made. into a an urban network of facilities.
les conditions dans lesquelles construits sans aide extrieure, Re-Made Fabric is an attempt The detail in the design spreads
nos vtements sont fabriqus. avec des matriaux locaux aisment to address the social, economic to everything from the transport
Re-Made Fabric tente disponibles, est imagin. Tout and urban situation of an economy network to the raising of funding,
de changer la donne sociale, lcosystme du projet est pens en heavily reliant on low-cost and it is clear that this is a carefully
conomique et urbaine au sein dtail, du rseau de transport la sweatshop production and considered and intelligent response
dune conomie nationale fortement leve de fonds. Nul doute quil sagit a globalized economy which to a critical situation.
tributaire de la production dateliers l dune rponse intelligente et searches out the cheapest price If it might appear a little idealistic
clandestins low-cost et dune mrement rchie une situation at any cost. and perhaps nave, it is also
logique mondialise du moindre critique. At its core is the idea of shifting a hugely hopeful design which
cot tout prix. Sil peut apparatre un peu production from big factories places a rare faith in the ability
Lide-force du projet est de idaliste, voire naf, cest aussi to what the architects call micro- of architecture and urbanism
dplacer la production des grandes un projet plein despoir qui place production. With an attendant to make a real difference in
usines vers ce que les architectes une foi rare dans la capacit impact on the working and nancial the conditions of everyday life.
de lquipe appellent la micro- de larchitecture et de lurbanisme conditions, independence
production . Avec pour objectifs, faire une vraie diffrence of women, as well as a radical
lamlioration des conditions de dans lorganisation du quotidien. shift in power from the owners to

Carte du territoire : zoom Territorial map: zoom-in


sur la rgion semi-rurale on the semi-rural Anwara
dAnwara Chittagong. area of Chittagong.

Interventions Micro and macro-


architecturales architectural
diffrentes chelles : interventions:
dix maisons-outils et 10 tool-houses and
un centre dimport-export. an import / export centre.

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isol darchitecture revisit au paysage
dans son ensemble, se manifeste
une ampleur de vue la mesure
du continent et
des ds quil
doit relever.

Poreform
Las Vegas
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Rebuild by Design
New York DU NOR D
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Hy-Fi
New York
NORTH
A M E R IC A
Pleura Pod
Cambridge From
the macro
to the micro,
from a reimagined single element
in architecture to the landscape itself,
there is a breadth of vision here
commensurate with the size of
the continent and the size
of the challenge.
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clairage Prix / Awards Jury


FR Avec sa culture du carburant bon march, section europenne : la question sociale. La de la monte des eaux autour de Manhattan. G OLD Heritage Reframed, Toronto, Toshiko Mori Jeffrey Laberge
sa mfiance lgard de ltat, son indi- dmarche durable a peut-tre pris racine dans Cest lun des projets qui russissent faire Ontario, Canada, 2014. Prsident du jury. Associ de JL Richards & Associates,
Poreform, Las Vegas, Nevada,
vidualisme viscral et son pendant, une aver- la culture architecturale amricaine, mais la converger infrastructures physiques et sociales tats-Unis / US, 2016. Nadaaa (Nader Tehrani et / and Head of jury. Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
sion pour la rglementation, lAmrique du conception quelle sen fait semble encore de la ville, en sattaquant non seulement la pr- Water Pore Partnership (Amy Mielke Katherine Faulkner) ; Adamson
Principale associe de Toshiko Mori
Associate of JL Richards & Associates,
Nord a pu donner limpression, par le pass, quelque peu trique et conventionnelle. Peu de vention des catastrophes, mais aussi la rinven- Associates Architects (Claudina Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
et / and Caitlin Gucker-Kanter Taylor) ; Architect, New York, tats-Unis.
dtre la trane en matire de dveloppement projets proposent ces espaces de citoyennet, ces tion des frontires urbaines en infrastructures Keller Easterling. Sula) ; Entuitive Corporation
Principale of Toshiko Mori Architect,
durable, sur les plans politique, socital, cultu- formes dappropriation de la ville qui ajoutent (Barry Charnish) ; Mulvey & Banani Lola Sheppard
citoyennes. Ce programme compte assurment New York , US.
International (Shaili Pytel) ; Public Partenaire de Lateral Ofce,
rel et architectural. Manifestement, ce nest plus la richesse des propositions en provenance parmi les plus pragmatiques, et en mme temps SILVER Work (Marc Ryan) ; Transsolar Toronto, Canada.
le cas aujourdhui. Peut-tre est-ce d aux dAfrique et dEurope. les plus visionnaires, prsents ici. Le solide bon Alain Bourguignon
(Erik Olsen) ; The Mitchel Partnership Partner of Lateral Ofce,
ravages causs par les ouragans Katrina et Ce manque de considration critique pour la sens dont il tmoigne devrait lui valoir dtre Rebuild by Design, New York, Area manager for North America
(Phil Bastow) ; MMM Group Toronto, Canada.
Sandy, aux scheresses svres qui ont touch le sphre publique est rvlateur dune lacune, adopt sur-le-champ mais le calendrier poli- tats-Unis / US, 2014. and the United Kingdom,
(David Rulff) ; Era architects (Andrew
BIG (Bjarke Ingels, Thomas Holcim, Zurich, Switzerland.
Sud- Ouest, ou simplement la prise de mme si In-Closure laisse entrevoir, dans un tique a des raisons que larchitecture ne connat Pruss) ; A.M. Candaras associates Sarah Whiting
Christoffersen, Kai-Uwe Bergmann,
conscience naissante que, malgr sa richesse et programme attrayant et intelligent, un nouveau point Daniel Kidd et / and Jeremy Siegel) ;
(Tas Candaras ) ; Eastern
Dana Cuff
Professeur et doyenne darchitecture,
la dferlante de technologies quil entend oppo- royaume urbain pour le centre de Seattle. Construction Company universit Rice, Houston, tats-Unis.
Starr Whitehouse Landscape Directrice de cityLAB, universit
ser ces problmes, cet norme continent est On aurait tort, toutefois, de condamner (Jim Broomeld). Professor and dean of architecture,
Architects and Planners (Laura Starr, de Californie, Los Angeles,
finalement concern au premier chef par le le continent sur la base de cette omission. Car Rice University, Houston, US.
Stephen Whitehouse, Andrea Parker tats-Unis.
Divining LA, Los Angeles, Californie,
changement climatique. la diversit des ides avances, on ne peut plus ert / and Melon Wedick) ; James Lima Director of cityLAB, University
tats-Unis / California, US, 2014. Marc Anglil
Toujours est-il que les propositions nord- stimulantes, donne au contraire toutes les Planning + Development (James
Arid Lands Institute (Peter Arnold,
of California, Los Angeles, US.
Prsident du comit acadmique
amricaines les plus intressantes semblent pr- raisons dtre optimiste. Du micro au macro, Lima) ; Buro Happold Engineering
Hadley Arnold, Ethan Dingwell de la Fondation Holcim.
cisment merger du ct des solutions dun lment isol darchitecture revisit (Steven Baumgartner) ; Level Agency Guillaume Habert
et / and Karim Snoussi). Head of Academic Committee
for Infrastructure (Byron Stigge) ; Professeur de construction durable,
techniques. Lextraordinaire Pleura Pod, sorte (le mur, le coffrage, le pt de maisons) au pay- of the Holcim Foundation.
One Architecture (Matthijs Bouw cole polytechnique fdrale,
dalien tout droit sorti dun univers de science- sage dans son ensemble, se manifeste une et / and Ivo de Jeu) ; Green Shield In-Closure, Seattle, Washington,
Zurich, Suisse. Doyen senior de la chaire
fiction, sillustre par sa volont dexposer au ampleur de vue la mesure du continent et des Ecology (Christina Kaunzinger) ; tats-Unis / US, 2014.
Professor of sustainable construction, darchitecture et de design,
regard les ractions chimiques. Trash for Use, ds quil doit relever. Arcadis (Edgar J. Westerhof) ; AEA ABF-lab architects-engineers
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, cole polytechnique fdrale,
projet high-tech extravagant, se proccupe Dans certaines des rponses sophistiques Consulting (Daniel Payne) ; Project (tienne Feher, Paul Azzopardi
Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich, Suisse.
quant lui des dchets que gnre notre niveau apportes la crise hydrique qui menace, il y a Projects (Prem Krishnamurthy). et / and No Bash).
Senior dean of the chair of architecture
de consommation. Ce sont des pancartes, des la fois de lexcs et du manque. Divining LA Mark Jarzombek and design, Swiss Federal Institute
panneaux publicitaires, des btiments. Plusieurs labore une approche face la pnurie deau qui NEX T GENER ATIO N Doyen associ lcole darchitecture of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
B RO NZE
programmes explorent galement le thme de a faonn toute lhistoire conomique et sociale et durbanisme, institut
1 ST
Trash for Use, New York,
leau, lun des problmes les plus graves quait de la Californie ; encore plus percutant, Hy-Fi, New York, de technologie du Massachusetts,
tats-Unis / US, 2013. tats-Unis / US.
Cambridge, tats-Unis.
affronter le continent. Rebuilding by Design propose une solution Debbie Chen.
The Living Architecture Lab Associate dean at the school
En revanche, limpasse est faite sur ce qui srieuse et concerte aprs le traumatisme de (David Benjamin, Danil Nagy, of architecture and planning,
apparat dsormais incontournable dans la louragan Sandy, et face la menace imminente 2ND Machine Landscape,
John Locke, Damon Lau, Ray Wang, Massachusetts Institute
Jim Stoddart, Dale Zhao, Nathan Greene County, Pennsylvanie,
of Technology, Cambridge, US.
Smith, Christo Logan et / and tats-Unis / Pennsylvania, US.
Dan Taeyoung) ; Arup (Matt Clark Atelier Dreiseitl Asia (Kenya Endo).
et / and Shaina Saporta) ; Ecovative
Overview Design (Eben Bayer, Sam Harrington 3RD Pleura Pod,
et / and Garrett Schefer) ; Cambridge, Massachusetts,
EN There might once have been a perception seems a rather narrow view a conventional remaking of the citys edges as civic infrastruc- tats-Unis / US, 2013.
3M (Gina Albanese, Kristal Reid
that, in terms of sustainability, North America, idea of greenness. There is little here about civic ture. It is, surely, among the most practical yet Beomki Lee ; Suk Lee ; Daeho Lee.
et / and Byron Trotter).
with its cheap-gas-dependent culture, distrust space, about the kinds of engagements with the visionary designs presented here and its solid
of the state and its entrenched respect of indi- city that add richness to the submissions from good sense ought to see it adopted immediately 4TH Timber-Link, Cape Dorset,
viduality (and consequent dislike of regulation) Africa and Europe. although, of course, politics works a lot slower ACK N O WLED GEMEN T Nunavut, Canada.
was somehow lagging behind in the political, That lack of critical engagement with than architecture. Chrysanthemum Building, Enns Design/Solidoperations
societal, cultural, and also architectural atti- the public sphere characterizes a void here, Edwin Heathcote Boston, Massachusetts, (Jonathan Enns).
tudes to sustainability. This is quite clearly no though In-Closure does suggest a new urban tats-Unis / US, 2014.
5TH Evolutionary Infrastructure,
longer the case. Perhaps it was the devastation realm for central Seattle in an attractive, intelli- Kennedy & Violich Architecture
(Sheila Kennedy et / and Frano San Francisco, Californie,
wrought by hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, per- gent design. tats-Unis / California, US.
haps it was the fierce droughts affecting the It would be entirely wrong, however, to take Violich) ; Buro Happold Engineering
(Stratton B. Newbert et / and Michael Mark Turibius Jongman-Sereno ;
Southwest, perhaps it is just a dawning realiza- that omission as a damning critique. In fact, there Mira Irawan ; David OBrien.
Pang) ; Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
tion that, despite its wealth and the barrage of is a huge amount here to be optimistic about and (Karen J. Wynne) ; Richmond
technology it is willing to throw at problems, the range and diversity of the ideas is genuinely 6TH Latex Formwork, Cambridge,
So Engineers (Lucy Jen).
this huge continent is on the front line of climate stimulating. From the macro to the micro, from Massachusetts, tats-Unis / US.
change after all. a reimagined single element in architecture (the Namjoo Kim.
In fact, it transpires that the technological wall, the formwork, the building block) to the
solutions are precisely those that seem to have landscape itself, there is a breadth of vision here
emerged as the most interesting submissions commensurate with the size of the continent and
from North America. The extraordinary Pleura the size of the challenge.
Pod, a sci-, alien construction stands out in its In some of the sophisticated approaches to
desire to make the chemical transformations the impending water crisis, there is both a lack-
visible, but there is also Trash for Use, an extrav- ing and oversupply. In Divining LA we see a
agant, high-tech project designed to highlight response to the water shortage that has shaped
the problem, of waste created by the scale of the economic and social history of California,
consumption. These are signposts, billboards as but even more strikingly, in Rebuilding by
much as buildings. There are also ideas dealing Design we see the emergence of a serious, con-
with water, one of the most acute problems certed response to the trauma of Hurricane
facing the continent. Sandy and the imminent threat of rising water
However, what is lacking is exactly that which levels around Manhattan. This is one of those
has become so visible in the European section designs that does manage to blend the physical
social issues. Sustainability might have taken and the social infrastructure of the city, address-
root in American architectural culture, but it still ing not only disaster prevention, but the

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Poreform
Surface dabsorption de leau Water absorptive
et bassin souterrain, surface and subterranean basin,
Las Vegas Las Vegas
Water Pore Partnership, Keller Easterling

F R Las Vegas est une ville aride. leau avant de la restituer lentement. EN Las Vegas is an arid city. subterranean chamber, the inward
Voue ds lorigine tre une Le systme est calibr pour collecter Invented as a gambling getaway just ow also generates electricity. Both
destination descapade et de jeu 100.000 mgalitres deau de pluie, near enough and just far enough the surface, an undulating,
juste assez proche et juste assez stocke dans un Downtown Tank, away from California, it exists perforated membrane at street level,
distante de la Californie, elle un rservoir souterrain creus dans in a desert where a city should never and the chamber below are
a pouss au milieu du dsert, la roche ; le ux entrant gnre have been. Yet here it is, with conceived as public and civic spaces
l o aucune ville naurait d voir galement de llectricit. its fountains and lawns, and insane in a city where all spaces are
le jour. Et pourtant la voici, se La membrane ondulante et perfore hotels and casinos, where the sun intended for consumption.
dressant au milieu de ses fontaines en surface, au niveau de la rue, never goes. The Downtown Tank is intended
et ses gazons, de ses htels et et le rservoir en contrebas se This project is a compelling to be able to be used as an exhibition
casinos extravagants, sous un soleil veulent tous deux des espaces attempt to preserve the water that or events space when empty,
impitoyable. publics et de citoyennet, dans there is, and to make manifest so that the landscape becomes
Plan et coupe du rservoir principal. Plan and section of the main tank.
Ce projet constitue une tentative une ville o chaque recoin est the problems of water scarcity. an awareness-raising intervention
admirable pour protger les dvolu la consommation. When Las Vegas does ood, its to press the narrative of water and
quelques ressources deau existantes Le Downtown Tank a en effet systems have no capacity to retain the critical role it and its scarcity
et rendre manifestes les problmes t conu pour accueillir des the water and, ironically, the city plays in the everyday life of the city.
que pose leur raret. Lorsque expositions ou des manifestations is prone to ooding. Poreform Unusually for a technologically
Las Vegas est inonde ce qui diverses lorsque ses rservoirs is an attempt to address these issues driven design idea, its urban
arrive, cest lironie de la chose , seront vides, inscrivant dans through the construction of a new presence is what gives it gravitas.
son rseau na pas la capacit le paysage urbain une action type of urban surface; one which
de recueillir les prcipitations. de sensibilisation la place is intelligent and porous and that
Poreform sefforce dapporter de leau et de sa raret dans le can act like a skin for the city,
une solution avec la construction quotidien de la ville. tonnamment, collecting and absorbing water and
dun nouveau type de surface pour une forme damnagement then slowly releasing it. Calibrated
urbaine, intelligente et poreuse, forte composante technologique, to collect 100,000 megalitres
capable de recouvrir la ville comme cest ici la prsence urbaine of rainwater, which is stored
une peau, rcuprant et absorbant du projet qui lui confre sa gravit. in a Downtown Tank, a cavernous

Plan masse. Master plan.

A STREET & SIDEWALK SURFACE


ABSORPTION 0.8
B CURB & SYSTEM DRAIN
ABSORPTION 2.0
C SPONGE
ABSORPTION 3.8 - 10.8 D FOUNDATION
ABSORPTION 5.0
E AUXILLARY BASIN
ABSORPTION 5.5
E PRIMARY COLLECTION TANK
ABSORPTION 10.8
BASIN CAPACITY .485 - 1.2mcf BASIN CAPACITY .01mcf x L BASIN CAPACITY VARIES BASIN CAPACITY 2.6 mcf

lments de composition du projet : surface, Composition elements of the project:


drain courbe, petit bassin et un rservoir. surface, curb drain, foundation,
small basin and a collection tank.

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1 Municipal
Pressure
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2060'
60 2000'
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1980'

2080'
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KEY
TANK CAPACITY
Zone Area
Runoff Volume - Peakk Rainstorm
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166
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66 M cf
115.34
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3 W
2060'
06 2 115.36
2020' 3 W
2000'
00 115.37
3 W
1980'
98 115.38
3 W

Rseaux dinfrastructure de contrle Flood control infrastructure networks.


des zones inondables.

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SILVER
Rebuild by Design
Digues urbaines de protection Urban ood protection
contre les inondations, infrastructure,
New York New York
BIG, Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners,
James Lima Planning + Development, Buro Happold Engineering,
Level Agency for Infrastructure, One Architecture, Green Shield Ecology,
Arcadis, AEA Consulting, Project Projects

F R Au lendemain du passage de par opposition larchitecture EN Following Hurricane Sandy infrastructure package? This is
louragan Sandy, en 2012, le choc, (cot superu). Mais pourquoi in 2012, the shock that it could exactly what they have proposed
n du constat quune ville considre larchitecture et lurbanisme be capable of causing $65 billion here, with a raised berm and a series
comme un roc imprenable pouvait ne pourraient-ils sinviter dans in worth of damage to a city that of ood defences around Lower
avoir dplorer soixante-cinq les grands projets dinfrastructures ? one thought in itself an almost Manhattan, which would also
milliards de dollars de dgts, Cest ce que proposent ici impregnable rock has precipitated accommodate a series of urban
a prcipit une remise en question les architectes, qui projettent a major rethink of the resilience amenities, from parks, playgrounds
gnrale de la rsilience de New une risberme surleve et une srie of New York. Danish architects BIGs and pools to markets and museums.
York. La rponse des architectes de digues autour de Lower response is ingenious, intelligent Their language makes a deliberate
danois de BIG est ingnieuse, Manhattan, lesquelles accueilleront and innovative and, without doubt, ploy to combine the visionary
intelligente et novatrice, et constitue par ailleurs une suite damnits : one of the most radical and Modernist urbanism of New Yorks
sans conteste lune des propositions parcs, aires de jeux, piscines, intriguing of all the schemes that planner Robert Moses, with its most
les plus radicales et intrigantes marchs, muses. Leur langage ruse were submitted for these awards. famous streetscape activist urbanist
de cette comptition. dlibrment pour concilier les vues BIG has a history of rethinking Jane Jacobs, in an ingenious, if
BIG stait dj illustr par des deux plus clbres urbanistes infrastructure as amenity and this unlikely, clash of scales and political
la requalication dinfrastructures de New York, Robert Moses et son idea has formed the core of their outlooks. The result is a green halo
en amnits, et cette ide est une modernisme visionnaire, et Jane ideas for new ood defences here. of space, which acts both as defence
nouvelle fois au cur de son projet Jacobs, la militante des rues, dans The argument goes that spending of infrastructure and the civic Carte des zones inondables de la rgion Coastal ooding map of the New York City region.
de New York.
de digues. Les infrastructures une ingnieuse, sinon improbable, on infrastructure is huge, yet realm, with nothing wasted.
constituent toujours un poste collision dchelles et de points it is rarely questioned, as this
de dpenses considrable, ce que de vue politiques. Le rsultat est is engineering (necessary) rather
personne ne songe remettre une oasis de verdure qui tient la than architecture (frivolous). Why
en question, au motif quil sagit fois de louvrage de fortication et could not architecture and urbanism
de gnie civil (cot ncessaire), du lieu de citoyennet, sans gabegie. be smuggled in as part of the

Carte du ruban protecteur : 21 km de protection Protective defence map: 21 km of ood protection


contre les inondations, adapts chaque quartier. adapted to each district.

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Hy-Fi BRONZE

Structure compostable Zero carbon emissions


mission de carbone nulle, compostable structure,
New York New York
The Living Architecture Lab, Arup, Ecovative Design, 3M

FR Il y a quelque chose Entirement bio et compostable, EN There is something the material is a powerful illustration
darchologique et en mme temps ce matriau est une illustration simultaneously archaeological and of the growing attraction and
de post-industriel dans puissante de lattrait et du potentiel post-industrial about The Living potential of biotechnology.
les extraordinaires structures grandissants des biotechnologies. Architecture Labs extraordinary, The very primitive almost
de briques, semblables des fours, La forme trs primitive, presque kiln-like brick structures. However, Babylonian form of the towers with
de The Living Architecture Lab. babylonienne des tours, sous despite the striking form, the which the architects have chosen
Mais malgr leur forme saisissante, laquelle les architectes ont choisi material is the most compelling to demonstrate this new material
cest avant tout le matriau utilis de faire la dmonstration de ce aspect of his designs for the space contrasts with the high-tech nature
qui force ladmiration dans ces matriau intrigant, contraste avec outside New Yorks MoMA PS1. of the process, but also echoes
crations conues pour lextrieur laspect high-tech du processus, The bricks from which the towers the low-tech organicism
du Moma PS1 (New York). tout en faisant cho au caractre are built are made from a reective of the bricks. The structures
Les briques des tours sont en effet organique low-tech des briques. box (in a material developed by 3M) are also designed to take advantage
composes de botes rchissantes Les structures sont galement and lled with an organic material of the stack effect to draw cool
(dveloppes par 3M), remplies conues pour tirer parti de leffet derived from corn stalks, a waste air in through the latticework
dun matriau base de tiges de chemine, faisant entrer de product form agriculture, at the bottom and expel it through
de mas (des rsidus agricoles) lair frais par les treillages situs and living root structures, which the open tops. This is a compelling
et de racines vivantes, de telle sorte leur base avant de le rejeter allow the bricks to be grown project with an intriguing material.
que les briques poussent par les ouvertures suprieures. inside their boxes. Organically
lintrieur de leurs botes. Un projet impressionnant. grown and compostable,

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Pleura Pod
Mur de purication dair Air purication
pour transformer le dioxyde wall transforming carbon
de carbone en oxygne, dioxide into oxygen,
Cambridge Cambridge
Beomki Lee, Suk Lee, Daeho Lee

F R Autre exprimentation ce mur transparent fonctionne EN Another bio-tech experiment, of uid containing algae which lter
biotechnologique, ce projet, comme un poumon articiel, o des this project, developed at MIT, carbon dioxide and transform it into
dvelopp au MIT, troque poches de uide remplies dalgues eschews the low-tech aesthetic oxygen via photosynthesis. This
lesthtique low-tech privilgie ltrent le dioxyde de carbone favoured in the Hy-Fi project is a project partly of found objects
dans Hy-Fi pour un dcor et le transforment en oxygne in favour of a slightly unsettling reclaimed electronic computer
de science-ction lgrement par photosynthse. Ce projet tient sci- appearance. A transparent fans and old lab hoses and partly
inquitant. Mur transparent maill la fois de la logique du recyclage wall lled with a series of pods of an architecture parlante, in
de compartiments connects (ventilateurs dordinateurs, connected to the air by tubes sits which the transparency allows
lair libre par des tubes, il se situe tuyaux de laboratoires) et de celle somewhere between Alien, the technology to speak for
quelque part entre Alien, Matrix de larchitecture parlante, o The Matrix and Solyent Green, itself explaining the processes.
et Soleil vert, trange cocktail la technologie, expose au regard a strange mix of organic and sinister It is an invention which speaks
dorganismes vivants et de par la transparence du mur, technologies. But appearances could of impending environmental
technologies lugubres. Mais sexplique sur ses propres hardly be more deceptive. This is disaster but simultaneously begins
il ne faut dcidment pas se er mcanismes. Cest une invention an innovative, intelligent and, to do something about it.
aux apparences. Car il sagit bien qui alerte sur la catastrophe in all ways possible, green idea.
dune ide novatrice, intelligente et, environnementale qui nous guette The transparent wall, made
tous points de vue, verte. en mme temps quelle propose un of recyclable material, functions
Fabriqu en matriaux recycls, dbut de solution pour y remdier. as an articial lung with pockets

Systme de purication de lair bas Purifying airow system based


sur le mcanisme botanique de lalgue. on the botanical mechanism of algae.

Coupe technique du systme mural Technical section of the Pleura Pod


Pleura Pod. wall system.

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cette dition tmoignent dune
sophistication extrmement
encourageante dans la comprhension
de la dmarche
durable.
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clairage Prix / Awards Jury


FR Creuset dexprimentation des transfor- chouant donner cette impression de rexion en ce quil a t rendu possible par la mobilisa- G OLD Rural Campus, Acatitln, Bruno Stagno Fernando Diez
mations urbaines les plus rapides au monde, innovante, de cogitation intense qui semblent tion demprises publiques et la facult des pou- Mexique / Mexico, 2014. Prsident du jury. Directeur ditorial de Summa+.
Articulated Site, Medelln,
lAmrique Latine renferme peut-tre les cas avoir prsid llaboration dautres pro- voirs locaux de requalier une infrastructure Colombie / Colombia, 2014.
Oscar Hagerman ; Arturo Faras ; Head of jury. Editorial director of Summa+.
dtude les plus intressants et les plus varis de grammes ? Cest certainement ce que lon pour- (en loccurrence, des rservoirs deau) en espace Cano Vera Arquitectura (Juan
Colectivo720 (Mario Fernando Associ principal Bruno Stagno Professor of urbanism, University
ce que peut produire une urbanisation accl- rait dire du projet reprsentant Quito, en public damnagement concert. Carlos Cano et / and Paloma Vera) ;
Camargo Gmez et / and Luis Arquitecto y Asociados, San Jos, of Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
re. Le tableau nest pas toujours idyllique, mais quateur. Une proposition extraordinaire, qui a Espaces et infrastructures publics mergent Federico Llamas ; Miguel Campero ;
Orlando Tomb Hurtado). Costa Rica. Professeur durbanisme, universit
Francisco Bonilla.
il suscite un certain optimisme. Des villes autre- trs peu montrer sur le papier, mais qui tente comme la pierre angulaire des projets dAm- Principal of Bruno Stagno Arquitecto de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentine.
fois parmi les plus chaotiques, de Medelln pourtant de rinventer la structure sociale et rique Latine, bien moins concerns par le luxe SILVER Under Construction, Quito,
y Asociados, San Jos, Costa Rica.
Mexico, ont t le thtre dinterventions inno- conomique dune communaut, en reconsid- (peru) des technologies vertes. Peut-tre est- Harry Gugger
quateur / Ecuador, 2014.
vantes, orchestres ou spontanes. rant la valeur dchange du travail et en se ce, en partie du moins, un signe de maturit : Arboreal Platform, Puerto Viejo Tatiana Bilbao Associ principal de Harry Gugger
Al Borde Arquitectos (David
de Sarapiqu, Costa Rica, 2015. Fondatrice et associe principale Studio, Ble, Suisse.
Mais peut-tre la dynamique sest-elle grippe demandant srieusement (du moins court lide que la problmatique du construire Barragn, Pascual Gangotena
Plug Architecture (Romn Jess de Tatiana Bilbao Arquitectos, Principal at Harry Gugger Studio,
alors que lcart se rduisait avec les autres conti- terme) comment enrayer la dynamique de gen- durable est loin de se limiter la consommation Cordero Tovar et / and Izbeth Katia
et / and Esteban Benavides).
Mexico, Mexique. Basel, Switzerland.
nents ? Lon constate en tout cas, pour une raison trification, semble-t-il inluctable, du centre- dnergie dun btiment, et quelle doit tre com- Mendoza Fragoso). Founder and principal of Tatiana Bilbao
quelconque, des absences criantes du ct des ville. Les architectes ne pensent pas sufsamment prise comme se prolongeant dans les structures Professeur darchitecture,
NEX T GENER ATIO N Arquitectos, Mexico City, Mexico.
propositions latino-amricaines. Le Brsil, par EPFL, Lausanne, Suisse.
en termes conomiques, et leurs ides, imposes sociales et conomiques. Alfredo Brillembourg
B RO NZE 1ST Fruit Salad, Manaus, Brsil / Brazil. Professor of architecture,
exemple, a prsent tonnamment peu de pro- par le haut et formules sans concertation avec pose cette question fondamentale : la grande Alfredo Brillembourg
Estudio Mono (Christian Barrera, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
jets, tandis quaucun naliste ne porte les cou- les communauts, chouent trop souvent. pauvret qui touche lAmrique Latine est-elle Childrens House, San Andrs Fondateur et associ principal
Payuca, Mexique / Mexico, 2015. Alejandro Gerardo Alaniz,
leurs du Chili ; ce sont pourtant ces deux pays Sur un autre front, Medelln, autrefois incar- durable , quand il y a par ailleurs tant de de Urban-Think Tank, Caracas,
Ivan Gabriel Baez et / and Patricio Vanderley John
quAlfredo Brillembourg, membre du jury, quali- nation de la cit perdue et paradigme cauche- richesse ? Cette question se pose bien sr non AT103 (Francisco Pardo et / and Julio Venezuela.
Francisco Cuello). Professeur associ, dpartement
Amezcua) ; Ariel Rojo Design Studio ; Founder and principal of Urban-Think
e de fers de lance de larchitecture dAmrique mardesque du narco-urbanisme, a lanc une seulement lAmrique Latine, mais aussi aux dingnierie constructive, universit
Esrawe Studio ; Entorno Taller Tank, Caracas, Venezuela.
Latine . Mme le Mexique, avec ses grandes fantastique srie de projets dinfrastructures et autres villes du Sud globalis, et mme de plus de Paisaje ; Row Studio ; 2NDLaguna Chapel, Zoh Laguna, de So Paulo, Brsil.
villes et ses redoutables problmes urbains, na de nouveaux espaces de citoyennet, en passe en plus lhmisphre Nord, o la monte des Campeche, Mexique / Mexico, 2014. Associate professor, department
Cadena + Asoc. Concept Design. Angelo Bucci
produit que des projets ruraux. Alfredo de transfigurer les collines de la ville et leurs ingalits est perue comme un rel problme, Andres Soliz Paz ; Lazbent Pavel of construction engineering,
Cofondateur et associ principal
Brillembourg suggre que les architectes du habitats informels. Son funiculaire et ses parcs- politique et conomique. En un sens, faute de Escobedo Amaral. University of So Paulo, Brazil.
de spbr Arquitetos, So Paulo, Brsil.
ACK N O WLED GEMEN T
continent ont pu cder aux sirnes de la com- bibliothques ont t pris pour modles non russir intgrer cette problmatique fonda- Co-founder and principal of spbr
3RDDen-City, Crdoba, Marc Anglil
mande prive manant de la classe moyenne seulement en Amrique Latine, mais par des mentale, toute rflexion sur la construction Breathing Envelope, Bogot, Arquitetos, So Paulo, Brazil.
Prsident du comit acadmique
Colombie / Colombia, 2014. Argentine / Argentina, 2013.
mergente, et privilgier les villas somptueuses urbanistes et thoriciens de la ville du monde durable ne sera que bricolage. Luca Zunino ; Maya Karenina Confrencier, facult darchitecture de la Fondation Holcim.
et les appartements de luxe qui stalent dans les entier. Lide dun mode de transport public bon Pour autant, et malgr leur relative faiblesse, Daniel Bermdez Arquitecto
Wilberger. et durbanisme, universit Head of Academic Committee
pages des revues de dcoration internationales. march lusage du plus grand nombre, espace les projets reprsents dans cette dition (Daniel Bermdez) ; Estudio Herreros
de So Paulo, Brsil. of the Holcim Foundation.
(Juan Herreros).
moins que le travail qui slabore dans la rue ne dapprentissage et de civisme pntrant les tmoignent dune sophistication extrmement 4THPlaza Mediateca, Lecturer, faculty of architecture
Doyen senior de la chaire
soit simplement trop morcel pour apparatre bidonvilles, est un symbole puissant des valeurs encourageante dans la comprhension de la Harvesting Agriculture, Matacos, San Jos, Costa Rica. and urbanism, University
darchitecture et de design,
lisiblement dans la slection ? Ou souffre peut- progressistes. Le dernier-n de ce programme dmarche durable et dune incitation dpasser Fabricio Andrs Mora Cruz ; of So Paulo, Brazil.
Argentine / Argentina, 2015. cole polytechnique fdrale,
tre de son aspect visuellement peu remarquable, est moins radical, mais extrmement intressant les clichs de la technologie verte. Red Comunidades Rurales Mara Emilia Snchez Cerdas ; Zurich, Suisse.
(Joaquin Trillo et / and Damian Adrin Guillermo Castro Rivera. Senior dean of the chair of architecture
Ariel Fernandez) ; Manos and design, Swiss Federal Institute
de Hermanos (Vicky Gonzales). of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.
Overview Indoor Outdoor, Jacmel, Haiti, 2014. Andreas Leu (excus / excused)
Maciej Siuda ; Lukasz Piasta ; Marta Membre du comit excutif de Holcim,
EN The experimental cauldron of the worlds representing Quito in Ecuador. This is an (perceived) luxury of green technologies.
Niedbalec ; Katarzyna Dabkowska ; Holcim, Zurich, Suisse.
fast-changing urban conditions, Latin America extraordinary project with very little to show on Perhaps this is, in part at least, a sign of maturity Kamil Rusinek ; Jerzy Mazurkiewicz. Member of the executive committee
presents arguably the most diverse and interest- paper, yet one which attempts a reimagining of the idea that sustainability is about much more of Holcim, Holcim, Zurich,
ing case-studies of what rapid urbanization will the social and economic structure of a commu- than the energy consumption of a building and Switzerland.
look like. It is not always a pretty picture, but nity, reconsidering the exchange value of labour in fact needs to be understood as an idea that
it does, on the other hand, offer hope. Some and thinking seriously (at least in the short spreads into social and economic structures.
of the worlds one-time most troubled cities, term) about how the seemingly inevitable pro- Brillembourg asks the very fundamental ques-
from Medelln to Mexico City, have seen cess of gentrication of the city centre can be tion of whether it is sustainable to have so much
innovative interventions from both bottom up avoided. Architects do not think enough about poverty in Latin America, when there is also so
and top down. economics and their top-down ideas too often much wealth. This is, of course, not solely a
Perhaps, however, the momentum is slowly fail, because they are imposed rather than gen- problem for Latin America, but one which needs
leaking as other continents catch up? There erated by the communities themselves. to be asked about cities across the Global South
have been, for whatever reason, some striking On the other hand, Medelln, once a byword and, increasingly, across the Global North as
omissions and gaps in the submissions for Latin for the failed city and a dreadful paradigm well, where increasing inequality is being picked
America. There is surprisingly little, for exam- of narco-urbanism, has instituted a series of up as a real political and economic issue. In a
ple, from Brazil and nothing at all in the nal extraordinary infrastructure projects and new way, without addressing this fundamental con-
lists from Chile the two countries which juror civic spaces which are transforming the infor- cern, all thinking about sustainability will be
Alfredo Brillembourg calls the two power- mal settlements on the hillsides around the city. reduced to tinkering.
houses of Latin American architecture. Even The Metrocable and the library-parks have been Nevertheless, despite their relatively weak
Mexico, with its vast cities and critical urban taken up as models across not just Latin America, showing here, the projects that are represented
problems, sees entries only for rural schemes. but by urbanists and city theorists across the at these awards demonstrate an extremely
Brillembourg suggests that perhaps Latin world. The idea of addressing affordable public encouraging sophistication in the understand-
American architects have been seduced by the transport for the masses, learning and civic ing of sustainability and a suggestion of moving
pleasures of building for the emerging middle spaces in the slums has been a powerful symbol beyond the clichs of green technology.
classes; the striking villas and luxurious apart- of progressive values. The latest manifestation Edwin Heathcote
ments which inhabit the pages of international of the program is less radical, but extremely
style journals. Or perhaps it is that the work interesting because it is enabled by state owner-
going on at street level is either piecemeal or ship of the utilities and the ability of local gov-
just poorly represented? Or nally, perhaps it is ernment to recreate infrastructure (in this case
because that work is not visually arresting; it water reservoir sites) as planned public space.
does not convey its sense of innovation or hard Public space and public infrastructure have
work on the page as some of the other entries emerged as the cornerstone of the Latin American
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Fruit Salad
Redploiement de linfrastructure Riverside urban
urbaine autour des berges, infrastructure redeployment,
Manaus, Brsil Manaus, Brazil
Estudio Mono

F R Il ny a pas qu Manaus que dans les dernires dcennies , EN Flooding isnt only a problem decades, but it is unusual to have
les inondations posent problme. il est en revanche peu courant in Manaus, it is increasingly an issue such a proposal for a poorer
En tmoigne le projet imagin par de voir ce genre de propositions in the great cities of the world see community.
BIG pour les ctes new-yorkaises cibler des populations modestes. BIGs designs for the post-Sandy The platform becomes a civic
de laprs-Sandy. Cest en revanche La plateforme devient un espace Hurricane New York waterfront. space, a market and a harbour, and
une difcult laquelle les public, un march et un port, However, it does tend to be it is also an attempt to reconnect
populations pauvres sont plus et constitue aussi une tentative a problem that disproportionately the city to its riverfront through
exposes que les autres. De lInde pour relier la ville ses berges via affects the poor. From India the construction of bridges, which
lAfrique en passant par les berges des ponts, de quoi rsorber lactuel to Africa and right through do away with the present
de lAmazone Manaus, les littoraux no mans land qui disparat sous to the banks of the Amazon ramshackle fading into the ad-hoc
dentels et les amnits quoffre les habitations de bric et de broc in Manaus, the ragged waterfronts waterside settlements. That idea,
un grand euve tendent attirer du rivage. Cette ide extirper and the amenities a great river to de-ghettoize and de-stigmatize
sur les rivages une oraison ce lieu du ghetto est au cur provides tend to attract informal the area appears to be central
de bidonvilles, o vivent des du projet, mme si elle aurait gagn settlements and a blend to the project, although perhaps
communauts sous la menace tre exprime plus clairement of communities grow up around it could have been expressed more
permanente dune inondation. dans la prsentation qui en est faite. the uncertainty of ooding. clearly in the presentation. The epic
Au cur de la fort tropicale Lenvergure de la toiture et lair libre Fruit Salad, named after its tropical scale of the roof and the open nature
brsilienne, Fruit Salad, qui doit qui circule en de crent un espace mix of functions, attempts of the interior here create a very
son nom la mixit tropicale Moderniste trs brsilien, quelque to address the instability Brazilian Modernist space,
de ses fonctions, tente dapporter part dans la ligne dun Artigas and insecurity of the riverside something in the tradition of Artigas
une rponse linstabilit et ou dune Lina Bo Bardi, ntait community deep in the Brazilian or Lina Bo Bardi, but its lightness
linscurit des riverains, avec la lgret qui len dmarque. Nous rain forest through the construction sets it apart. It is a less concrete
une plateforme ottante capable sommes l devant un Modernisme of a oating platform capable Modernism, an acknowledgement
de slever et de sabaisser au gr moins concret, une admission of rising and falling with of the more transient nature
des crues et dcrues. Si lide nest du caractre uctuant des rivages et the tides. This isnt a new idea. of the waterfront and the eternal
pas neuve les Pays-Bas ont rig du mouvement ternel du euve, qui The Netherlands has been building motion of the river, embodying
des quartiers entiers sur ce principe font la nature mme de lAmazone. whole oating suburbs over recent the Amazon in its very structure.

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GOLD
Articulated Site
Rservoirs deau convertis Water reservoirs
en parc public, as public park,
Medelln, Colombie Medelln, Colombia
Colectivo720

F R Ces dernires annes, Medelln Louverture demprises affectes EN In recent years, Medelln has, reservoirs as landscaped park
a peut-tre accompli la mutation aux rservoirs deau de la ville, arguably, gone through the most and civic spaces brings air, light
la plus extraordinaire de toutes converties en parc paysager et lieu extraordinary transition of any city and nature into the hearts
les villes dAmrique Latine. de citoyennet, insufe oxygne, in Latin America. From nexus of the densest slums. The water
On ne peut nier que lendroit, lumire et verdure au cur of the drug wars to a civilized city, that runs through these new parks
hier plaque tournante du trac dun bidonville trs peupl. Leau there is no denying, it remains acts as a memory of its former
de drogue, aujourdhui rig en ville qui irrigue ce nouveau lieu rappelle a deeply divided and still dangerous function, whilst sensually curving
civilise, reste dangereux et travers sa fonction ancienne, tandis que place, but the advances have been concrete roofs create sheltered
de clivages profonds, mais les toits de bton aux courbes astonishing. Even more surprising, and dened public space, where
les progrs raliss sont tonnants. sensuelles dlimitent et abritent many of those advances have been space is at a premium. There are
Plus surprenant encore, nombre un espace dvolu au public, manifested through architecture. hints here of Oscar Niemeyers
dentre eux se sont matrialiss dans l o lespace est un luxe. From the citys famous cable car Ibirapuera Park in So Paulo
son architecture. De son clbre Les rminiscences du parc (the Metrocable) to its wonderful or even Lincoln Road in Miami
funiculaire (le Metrocable) ses dIbirapuera dOscar Niemeyer library-parks, architects have with canopies cut out like slices
formidables parcs-bibliothques, So Paulo, ou de la Lincoln Road managed to make interventions of Swiss cheese to accommodate
les architectes sont intervenus dans Miami, ne sont pas loin, avec in the poorest districts without trees. But there is none of the
les quartiers les plus pauvres sans ces toitures troues comme destroying communities, but, ambition towards iconism. Instead
dtruire les communauts, mais des tranches de fromage suisse, instead, reinforcing them and giving this is a self-effacing scheme, which
au contraire en les cimentant dgageant une chappe pour them ways out of poverty. carefully carves out an auditorium
et en leur offrant des chappatoires les arbres. Mais il ny a ici aucune This scheme builds on those and a series of usable public spaces
la misre. Dernire ralisation vellit darchitecture spectacle. achievements as the latest to make city life that little bit better.
en date dune srie de dmarches Bien au contraire, cest un projet installation in a series of
architecturales claires, ce projet tout en humilit, qui prend soin enlightened architectural gestures
creuse le mme sillon, qui consiste de mnager un auditorium et which exploit the states ownership
exploiter les emprises et une srie de lieux publics pour of utilities and infrastructure.
infrastructures du domaine public. rendre la ville un peu plus vivable. Opening up sites of the citys

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Childrens House BRONZE

cole maison des enfants , Pedagogically aligned school,


San Andrs Payuca, San Andrs Payuca,
Mexique Mexico
AT103, Ariel Rojo Design Studio, Esrawe Studio, Entorno Taller de Paisaje,
Row Studio, Cadena + Asoc. Concept Design Elementary school Junior High High school

F R Lcole est lun des archtypes subtilement les architectures latines EN The school is one of The block from which the walls are
du Modernisme : lincarnation de Ricardo Porro ou de Felix the Modernist archetypes; an idea built is, in itself, an intriguing
du btiment lger, lumineux et Candela, auxquelles on aurait of a light, bright, open building design. Looking something between
ouvert, qui serait universellement retranch les acrobaties which is universally modular a breeze-block and a Lego block,
modulable et applicable en tous structurelles. Le cube qui entre and applicable anywhere. Children this single model facilitates
lieux, pour conduire les enfants dans la construction des murs are squeezed through exams the curving structure, and
sur la voie de la russite est lui-mme dune conception so Modernist universality is the students who will be building
scolaire. Luniversalit Moderniste, intrigante. mi-chemin entre desirable, right? Not, according their own school will also learn
un idal absolu ? Pas si lon en croit le parpaing et le Lego, ce modle to this scheme. The Childrens House to make these blocks, to be used
ce projet. La Maison des enfants original facilite le dessin ondulant aims to tailor education to the in other construction projects,
a pour ambition de modeler de la structure. Les coliers, landscape and the needs of the construction of the school itself
lducation sur le paysage et qui btiront eux-mmes leur cole, the population on this stretch becoming part of an education
les besoins des habitants de la bande apprendront galement fabriquer of Mexicos North East Puebla. process and something useful
de terre qui stire au nord-est cette brique, destine ensuite It is a seductively simple idea for their later lives.
de ltat de Puebla, au Mexique. tre rutilise pour dautres which nevertheless leads The curriculum is as carefully
Ce projet, dune simplicit projets. Ldication de lcole to a complex series of spaces designed as the building, aimed
sduisante, nengendre pas moins sinscrit dans le cadre dun projet dened by a single, snaking brick at addressing the needs
une srie complexe despaces, ducatif enrichissant. wall, which curves and curls of an agricultural community
circonscrits par un mme mur Les programmes denseignement, to dene and protect the classroom while acknowledging the need
de cubes qui sinsinue et ondule labors avec autant de soin que spaces. This is intended as a project for children to play and to feel
pour dlimiter et protger les salles le btiment, entendent rpondre to be built by the community, at home. This explains the projects
de classe. Il est destin tre aux besoins de la communaut so it doesnt employ exotic name and the avoidance of the word
construit par les habitants du agricole locale, tout en technologies or industrialized school. Domestically-scaled
quartier. Exit, donc, les technologies reconnaissant aux enfants le besoin materials, instead using familiar and beautifully detailed,
exotiques ou les matriaux produits de jouer et de se sentir chez eux. vernacular languages; stone paving, this is an exquisitely thoughtful
industriellement ; place des Do le nom du projet, qui vite brick walling, bamboo and rush, and careful design.
matriaux familiers, de fabrication le mot cole . Au nal, une to create an elemental, elegant
locale : pavage en pierre, mur proposition dimension humaine building which somehow subtly
dassemblage, bambou et jonc. et aux dtails lgants, qui tmoigne evokes the Latin architectures of
Le tout forme un btiment simple dune architecture trs nement Ricardo Porro or Felix Candela, yet
et lgant, qui nest pas sans voquer pense et extrmement soigne. without their structural acrobatics.

La forme gometrique de lcole The round geometry of the school


favorise les changes entre favors encounters between
les lves et les professeurs. students and teachers.

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Plan du rez-de-chausse. Ground oor plan.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Under Construction
Rnovation du cur Restoring the historic
historique de Quito, center of Quito,
quateur Ecuador
Al Borde Arquitectos

F R Voil un projet qui voit grand, du projet rside un plan EN This is an ambitious project. of simple, unskilled labour and
port par lambition de rnover de valorisation de lchange At its heart is the proposal to restore the removal of debris, the clearing
le tissu urbain dgrad de Quito conomique, qui quantie la valeur the degraded urban fabric of Quito of space and the bartering of work
en usant non pas des leviers dune force de travail simple et non using not the conventional means for rent. As the architects say, it uses
traditionnels largent , qualie lvacuation des gravats money but an alternative system rural practices for urban objectives.
mais dun systme alternatif et le dblaiement de lespace of barter and exchange of labour This is not a project that resolves
de troc et dchange de travail et pratique un systme de troc and skills. It is, as the architects say, all the complex issues it sets out
et de comptences. Un projet plus gte contre travail . Des pratiques more concerned with the intangible to address, but it does at least begin
soucieux, aux dires des architectes, rurales mobilises des ns city than it is with its concrete to suggest alternative urban
de la ville dans ce quelle urbaines, ainsi que le dcrivent infrastructure. Despite being strategies and thinking beyond
a dintangible que de linfrastructure les architectes. an intensely local project, concerned architecture to embrace social
de bton. Ce programme Ce programme ne rsout pas tous with the specic problems of Quitos processes and relationships. It is
minemment local, qui sattelle les problmes complexes quil se historic centre, it also addresses small in scale and large in ambition.
aux problmes spciques du centre propose dexaminer, mais esquisse a universal concern; the problem
historique de Quito, pose cependant au moins des stratgies urbaines of the gentrication and
une question universelle : alternatives, commenant se touristication of the downtown.
la gentrication du centre-ville projeter, au-del de larchitecture, How do you regenerate and restore
et sa tendance se transformer dans le questionnement without losing the population which
en destination purement touristique. des dynamiques et des relations gives the city its form and its life?
Comment rgnrer et rnover sociales. Un projet petit par la taille, At its heart is a plan for the values
la ville sans faire fuir sa population, mais grand par lambition. of economic exchange,
qui lui donne forme et vie ? Au cur a quantication of the value

Deux schmas de mise en relation de la Two diagrams representing the links


requalication des zones patrimoniales between the requalication of the heritage
de Quito par des stratgies alternatives. zones of Quito and alternative strategies.

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