Global Award for Sustainable Architecture 2007 • 2008 • 2009
The worldwide energy and environmental crisis becoming utmost critical in our day, leading architects around the world have adopted a new perspective: to build our global civilisation on new relations between human organisation and resources. The Global Award for Sustainable Architecture was established in 2007 to foster worldwide debate on architecture. The award is given annually to five architects who share the ethic of sustainable development and have constructed an innovative and ecological approach.
The exhibition presents Stefan Behnisch (Stuttgart, Germany), Balkrishna Doshi (Ahmedabad, India), Françoise-Hélène Jourda (Paris, France), Hermann Kaufmann (Schwarzach, Vorarlberg, Austria), Wang Shu (Hangzhou, China), Fabrizio Carola (Naples, Italy), Elemental (Santiago, Chile), Rural Studio (University of Auburn, Alabama, USA), Philippe Samyn (Brussels, Belgium), Carin Smuts (Cape Town, South Africa), Construire (Paris, France), Thomas Herzog (Munich, Germany), Diébédo Francis Kéré (Gando, Burkina Faso / Berlin, Germany), Sami Rintala (Bodo, Norway), Studio Mumbai (Bombay, India)
Producer: Cité de l'architecture & du patrimoine, Paris, France