Holcim Announces Winners of 2011 Sustainable Design Awards for North America @HolcimAwardsUS

Holcim Announces Winners of 2011 Sustainable Design Awards for North America @HolcimAwardsUS

•The gold prize was awarded to the Arctic Food Network by Lateral Office / InfraNet Lab, based in Toronto and Princeton, New Jersey. The project comprises a network of small structures for obtaining and storing food, which are situated along existing snowmobile trails in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. The architects’ aim was to address the Inuit’s myriad problems related to the shift in diet due to an influx of manufactured food products into the culture, which has traditionally survived from hunting and gathering. • Silver was awarded to Los Angeles-based Swift Lee Office for its NZE K-12 High Performance School Prototype—a prefabricated net-zero energy building made of off-the-shelf components, to be deployed on multiple campuses throughout Los Angeles. • Bronze went to Julie Snow Architects in Minneapolis for its border control station in Van Buren, Maine. Despite t...

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