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CEMEX Launches XXIII Building Award

CEMEX Launches XXIII Building Award
CAP House / Estudio MMX. Image © Robert Les
CAP House / Estudio MMX. Image © Robert Les

As part of ArchDaily's commitment to providing our users with the best, most complete coverage of the most relevant information in the architecture world, we have formed partnerships with important organizations--such as the Pritzker Foundation--in order to promote the best practices in the architecture. Now, we would like to share with you CEMEX’s Building Award, an annual competition that recognizes the best in construction, highlighting innovative design, building and construction techniques, across nine different categories.

Past winners have included the Tadao Ando's Roberto Garza Sada Center, Estudio MMX’s CAP House, DVA Arhitekta’s House on Krk Island, and Paredes Pedrosa’s Public Library in Ceuta. The contest calls for entries of projects that were completed the previous year in Mexico and in 10 other countries where CEMEX operates. This year’s winners will be announced in November.

Read after the break for more information and a complete list of the competition’s categories…

CEMEX Launches XXIII Building Award, House on Krk Island / DVA Arhitekta. Image © Robert Les
House on Krk Island / DVA Arhitekta. Image © Robert Les

In Mexico, there are nine categories and four special awards offered: Single Family Housing, Affordable Housing, Medium and High-End Residential Complex, Educational and Cultural Building, Public Services and Assistance, Industrial Building Development, Commercial and Mixed Uses, Urbanism, Infrastructure, Sustainable Building, Accessibility Congruence, Social Impact and Innovation in Techniques and Construction Processes. You can see all the finalists here.

Public Library in Ceuta / Paredes Pedrosa. Image © Fernando Alda 
Public Library in Ceuta / Paredes Pedrosa. Image © Fernando Alda 

The other countries have three categories and two special awards offered: Housing, Institutional-Industrial, Infrastructure and Urbanism, Accessibility Congruence and Sustainable Building. Winning buildings from all countries are considered for the International Edition. Each year the winning buildings are featured in CEMEX’s Building Award Book.

Visit CEMEX's Building Award page for more information, and for the latest updates, be sure to check CEMEX's social media via Twitter or Facebook.

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Katie Watkins
Cite: Katie Watkins. "CEMEX Launches XXIII Building Award" 19 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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