LafargeHolcim Awards: Selection of the projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction

The LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Middle East Africa met at the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt in May 2017 to select projects using the “target issues” for sustainable construction (from left to right): Marc Angélil (Switzerland), Joe Osae-Addo, (Ghana), Meisa Batayneh Maani (Jordan), Nagwa Sherif (Egypt, Head of Jury), Mohsen Ech (Lebanon/France), Howayda Al-Harithy (Lebanon), Fasil Giorghis (Ethiopia), Kunlé Adeyemi (Nigeria) and Chrisna du Plessis (South Africa).


  • Head of Jury: Nagwa Sherif

Professor of Architectural Engineering, Department of Construction & Architectural Engineering, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

  • Kunlé Adeyemi

Founder and Principal, NLÉ, Nigeria and the Netherlands

  • Howayda Al-Harithy

Professor of Architecture, American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon

  • Meisa Batayneh Maani

Founder and Principal Architect, Maisam Architects & Engineers, Jordan

  • Chrisna du Plessis

Head, Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria, South Africa

  • Mohsen Ech

Research & Development Program Manager for Infrastructure Solutions, Research & Development Centre, LafargeHolcim, France

  • Fasil Giorghis

Chair of Conservation of Urban & Architectural Heritage, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture Building Construction & City Development (EiABC), Ethiopia

  • Joe Osae-Addo

Principal, Constructs, Ghana and USA

  • Head of Academic Committee: Marc Angélil

Professor of Architecture & Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland

For further information

For further information about the Lafarge Holcim Awards, visit the Article on Apsaidal.

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