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Two winning proposals for sustainable construction

Students receive High Commendation from the Holcim Foundation.
The entry from the student architecture team proposed a new zero-energy campus for the Jay Pritzker Academy in rural Siem Reap, Cambodia. Pictured here: low flood stage at gabion retaining walls.
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The entry from the student architecture team proposed a new zero-energy campus for the Jay Pritzker Academy in rural Siem Reap, Cambodia. Pictured here: low flood stage at gabion retaining walls.
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Photo: Siobhan Rockcastle, Lisa Pauli, Tiffany Chu, Joseph Nuñez, Lisa Hedstrom and Julianna Sassaman

A student team from the Department of Architecture was awarded a High Commendation from the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Design for their proposal to build a zero-energy school campus in Cambodia.

Also receiving High Commendation was Haley Heard MCP '10 for her proposed new urban model for Mumbai, India, using existing coastal hydrology as the armature for development.

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