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CEMEX Announces International Finalists for XXIV Building Awards

CEMEX Announces International Finalists for XXIV Building Awards
CEMEX Announces International Finalists for XXIV Building Awards, A selection of the finalist projects for the CEMEX Building Awards
A selection of the finalist projects for the CEMEX Building Awards

From the Metro Line 4 in Budapest to the Faculty of Health Sciences in Granada and the Hotel Steingerberger in Berlin, CEMEX has revealed a diverse list of international finalists for the XXIV Building Awards. The awards aim to recognize the best architecture and construction projects internationally, honoring projects completed during 2014 that stand out for their constructive solutions, aesthetics and innovative techniques.

The finalists span five categories: housing, institutional/industrial, infrastructure/urbanism, sustainable building and accessibility congruence. The winners will be announced on November 5. See all of the finalists after the break and check out the winners of last year’s awards here

HOUSING

Urban Living 80|10
Architects: Samper Arenas Umaña LTDA
Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Housing Finalist - Urban Living 80|10. Image © Jorge Gamboa. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Housing Finalist - Urban Living 80|10. Image © Jorge Gamboa. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Condo Hotel Bárbara
Architects: Litman Arquitectos, Estudio Robirosa
Location: Santa Cruz, Costa Rica

Housing Finalist - Condo Hotel Bárbara. Image © EDICA LTDA. Courtesy of CEMX.
Housing Finalist - Condo Hotel Bárbara. Image © EDICA LTDA. Courtesy of CEMX.

Villa Materada
Architects: Davor Mateković, PROARH mateković d.o.o.
Location: Poreč, Croatia

Housing Finalist - Villa Materada. Image © PROARH mateković d.o.o. archive. Courtesy of CEMX.
Housing Finalist - Villa Materada. Image © PROARH mateković d.o.o. archive. Courtesy of CEMX.

Catania Building
Architects: Corporación Victoria
Location: Guatemala, Guatemala

Housing Finalist - Catania Building. Image © Luis Roberto Lainez. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Housing Finalist - Catania Building. Image © Luis Roberto Lainez. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Bridge House
Architects: JSR Arquitectos
Location: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Housing Finalist - Bridge House. Image © Carlos Berríos. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Housing Finalist - Bridge House. Image © Carlos Berríos. Courtesy of CEMEX.

RM House
Architects: Ramírez Buxeda Arquitectos, PSC
Location: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Housing Finalist - RM House. Image © Robin Planas Casado. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Housing Finalist - RM House. Image © Robin Planas Casado. Courtesy of CEMEX.

INDUSTRIAL - INSTITUTIONAL

Hotel Steigenberger
Architects: Florian Matzker, Ortner & Ortner Baukunst
Location: Berlin, Germany

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Hotel Steigenberger. Image © Stefan Josef Müller. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Hotel Steigenberger. Image © Stefan Josef Müller. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Santa María de los Caballeros Chapel
Architects: Arq. Felipe González Pacheco, Arq. Álvaro Bohórquez, MGP Arquitectura y Urbanismo, Arq. María Andrea Díaz, Arq. Laura Caicedo, Arq. Uriel Rivera, Arq. María Francisca Echeverri, Arq. Camilo Correa, Arq. Santiago Suárez.
Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Santa María de los Caballeros Chapel. Image © Capilla Santa María de los Caballeros. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Santa María de los Caballeros Chapel. Image © Capilla Santa María de los Caballeros. Courtesy of CEMEX.

UCR Student Dormitories
Location: Montes de Oca, Costa Rica

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - UCR Student Dormitories. Image © Willy Calderón Mora, CEMEX Costa Rica. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - UCR Student Dormitories. Image © Willy Calderón Mora, CEMEX Costa Rica. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Hotel Bellevue
Architects: Andrija Rusan, Rusan arhitektura d.o.o., Jasminka Rusan, Nikolina Mikulićić, Tihomir Knezić
Location: Mali Lošinj, Croatia

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Hotel Bellevue. Image © Hrvoje Serdar, Damir Fabijanić, Senja Vild. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Hotel Bellevue. Image © Hrvoje Serdar, Damir Fabijanić, Senja Vild. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Faculty of Health Sciences
Architects: Marta Pelegrín, Fernando Pérez, Mediomundo Arquitectos, Manuel G. Fustegueras, Territorio y Ciudad
Location: Granada, Spain

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Faculty of Health Sciences. Image © Fernando Alda, Mediomundo Arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Faculty of Health Sciences. Image © Fernando Alda, Mediomundo Arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Salcajá Convention Center
Architects: Arq. Víctor Gramajo, Arq. Sergio Gramajo
Location: Salcajá, Guatemala

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Salcajá Convention Center. Image © Fredy López. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Salcajá Convention Center. Image © Fredy López. Courtesy of CEMEX.

New Military Hospital School Dr. Alejandro Dávila Bolaños
Architects: Arq. Andrés Gutiérrez, Gesaworld Group, Pinearq
Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - New Military Hospital School Dr. Alejandro Dávila Bolaños. Image © Desarrollos Tecnología y Planeación, Promotora y Consultoría de Ingeniería S. A. de C.V. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - New Military Hospital School Dr. Alejandro Dávila Bolaños. Image © Desarrollos Tecnología y Planeación, Promotora y Consultoría de Ingeniería S. A. de C.V. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Supernumerario
Architects: Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello, Ale Excia, Ale Mieses, Luisel Zayas, Frances Ortíz
Location: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Supernumerario. Image © Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Institutional - Industrial Finalist - Supernumerario. Image © Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello. Courtesy of CEMEX.

INFRASTRUCTURE - URBANISM

Square of Caleñidad
Architects: Arq. Harold Martínez Espinal
Location: Cali, Colombia

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Square of Caleñidad. Image © Plazoleta de la Caleñidad. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Square of Caleñidad. Image © Plazoleta de la Caleñidad. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Los Tajos Wastewater Treatment Plant
Architects: Acciona Agua S.A.U.
Location: San José, Costa Rica

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Los Tajos Wastewater Treatment Plant. Image © Constructora Van der Laat y Jiménez. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Los Tajos Wastewater Treatment Plant. Image © Constructora Van der Laat y Jiménez. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Mulini Beach
Architects: Studio 3LHD
Location: Rovinj, Croatia

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Mulini Beach. Image © Joao Morgado. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Mulini Beach. Image © Joao Morgado. Courtesy of CEMEX.

New Bridge over Llobegrat River
Architects: GEOPLANK S.A.
Location: Barcelona, Spain

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - New Bridge over Llobegrat River. Image © Copisa Constructora Pirenaica S.A. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - New Bridge over Llobegrat River. Image © Copisa Constructora Pirenaica S.A. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge
Location: Bisbee, USA

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Image © Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Image © Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Courtesy of CEMEX.

San Antonio El Sitio Wind Power
Architects: Vestas WTG México
Location: Villa Canales, Guatemala

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - San Antonio El Sitio Wind Power. Image © PICAWA, Alexa Caballeros, Josh Herrera. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - San Antonio El Sitio Wind Power. Image © PICAWA, Alexa Caballeros, Josh Herrera. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Metro 4 Budapest
Architects: Palatium Stúdió Kft
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Metro 4 Budapest. Image © Metro 4. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Metro 4 Budapest. Image © Metro 4. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Larreynaga Hydroelectric Power Station
Architects: Grupo Cobra
Location: Jinotega, Nicaragua

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Larreynaga Hydroelectric Power Station. Image © Ing. Jesús de la Rocha. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - Larreynaga Hydroelectric Power Station. Image © Ing. Jesús de la Rocha. Courtesy of CEMEX.

PR-17 and PR-181 Intersection
Architects: CSA Group
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - PR-17 and PR-181 Intersection. Image © Intersección PR-17 y PR-181. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Infrastructure - Urbanism Finalist - PR-17 and PR-181 Intersection. Image © Intersección PR-17 y PR-181. Courtesy of CEMEX.

SUSTAINABLE BUILDING

Hotel Steingerberger
Architects: Florian Matzker, Ortner & Ortner Baukunst
Location: Berlin, Germany

Sustainable Building Finalist - Hotel Steingerberger. Image © Stefan Josef Müller . Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - Hotel Steingerberger. Image © Stefan Josef Müller . Courtesy of CEMEX.

Alpaso Plaza Business Center
Architects: Arq. Daniel Nicolás Gómez Rojas
Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Sustainable Building Finalist - Alpaso Plaza Business Center. Image © Centro Empresarial Alpaso Plaza. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - Alpaso Plaza Business Center. Image © Centro Empresarial Alpaso Plaza. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Noise Protection of settlement Scott near Krk bridge
Architects: Gark Konzalting d.o.o.
Location: Kraljevica, Croatia

Sustainable Building Finalist - Noise Protection of settlement Scott near Krk bridge. Image © University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - Noise Protection of settlement Scott near Krk bridge. Image © University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Faculty of Health Sciences
Architects: Marta Pelegrín, Fernando Pérez, Mediomundo Arquitectos, Manuel G. Fustegueras, Territorio y Ciudad
Location: Granada, Spain

Sustainable Building Finalist - Faculty of Health Sciences. Image © Fernando Alda, Mediomundo Arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - Faculty of Health Sciences. Image © Fernando Alda, Mediomundo Arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge
Location: Bisbee, USA

Sustainable Building Finalist - Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Image © Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Image © Palominas Flood Control and Stormwater Recharge. Courtesy of CEMEX.

SARCO South American Restaurant Corporation
Architects: Arq. José Fernando Vázquez Pérez, hacedor:maker/arquitectos
Location: Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Sustainable Building Finalist - SARCO South American Restaurant Corporation. Image © Arq. José Fernando Vázquez Pérez, hacedor:maker/arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Sustainable Building Finalist - SARCO South American Restaurant Corporation. Image © Arq. José Fernando Vázquez Pérez, hacedor:maker/arquitectos. Courtesy of CEMEX.

ACCESIBILITY CONGRUENCE

Americas 68 Stage 1
Architects: Arq. Olga Patricia Laverde, Arq. John Fabián Palacios, Arq. Juan Manuel Londoño
Location: Bogotá, Colombia

Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Americas 68 Stage 1. Image © Américas 68 Etapa 1. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Americas 68 Stage 1. Image © Américas 68 Etapa 1. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Hotel Dreams Las Mareas
Architects: HKS Garnier Arquitectos, IASA
Location: La Cruz, Costa Rica

Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Hotel Dreams Las Mareas. Image © Volio & Trejos Asociados S.A. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Hotel Dreams Las Mareas. Image © Volio & Trejos Asociados S.A. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Mulini Beach
Architects: Studio 3LHD
Location: Rovinj, Croatia

Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Mulini Beach. Image © Joao Morgado. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Mulini Beach. Image © Joao Morgado. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Salcajá Convention Center
Architects: Arq. Víctor Gramajo, Arq. Sergio Gramajo
Location: Salcajá, Guatemala

Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Salcajá Convention Center. Image © Fredy López. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Salcajá Convention Center. Image © Fredy López. Courtesy of CEMEX.

Supernumerario
Architects: Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello, Ale Excia, Ale Mieses, Luisel Zayas, Frances Ortíz
Location: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Supernumerario. Image © Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello. Courtesy of CEMEX.
Accessibility Congruence Finalist - Supernumerario. Image © Arq. Julián Manríquez Botello. Courtesy of CEMEX.

You can view our full coverage of the CEMEX Building Award here

** Note: International Finalists from Mexico, Panama and Dominican Republic will be announced at a later date.** 

Cite: Becky Quintal. "CEMEX Announces International Finalists for XXIV Building Awards" 25 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/774222/cemex-announces-international-finalists-for-xxiv-building-awards/> ISSN 0719-8884