CEMEX Announces Mexico Winners In Their 2017 Building Awards

The CEMEX Building Award recognizes the best projects in Mexico and the rest of the world that use concrete in a creative and innovative way, with a focus on sustainability and social welfare. This year, the award received 545 entries in its Mexican Edition, of which 18 were awarded prizes. 

The awards ceremony took place on November 9th in Mexico City, with finalists attending from the Czech Republic, France, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and various countries from South America.

The winners of the Mexico Edition were:

Mexico Edition Winners by Category

Residential Housing

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Acolhúas House / SPRB Arquitectos
Guadalajara, Jalisco

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Patio Infiltrado / PLUG Architectura
Mérida, Yucatán

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Oyamel House / RP Arquitectos
Xalapa, Veracruz

Affordable Housing

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La Sexta Apartments / AS Arquitectura y R79
Mérida, Yucatán

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Urvita / Greenfield
San Pedro Garza, Nuevo León

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Gála House / Apaloosa
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas

Building

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Torre Reforma / LBR + A
Mexico City

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Los Amantes Distillery / Rootstudio
Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca

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Rectory Building at the Escuela Bancaria y Comercial / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo
México City

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KOI / HOK + VFO Arquitectos
San Pedro Garza, Nuevo León

Collective Space

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Teotitlán del Valle Cultural Center / PRODUCTORA
Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

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Oaxaca's Historical Archive Building / Mendaro Arquitectos
Santa Lucía del Camino, Oaxaca

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Casa del Abuelo / Taller DIEZ 05
Córdoba, Veracruz

Infrastructure

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Tuxpan Port Terminal S.A. de C.V.
Tuxpan, Veracruz

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Las Cascadas Tunnel
Copándaro, Michoacán

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Wastewater Treatment Plan, Third Stage, Aguascalientes
Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes

Special Awards

Social Value

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Casa del Abuelo / Taller DIEZ 05
Córdoba, Veracruz

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Rural House in Puebla / Comunal Taller de Arquitectura
Cuetzalan del Progreso, Puebla

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TRC (Tabique + Reuso + Contexto)
Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas 

Sustainable Building

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Teotitlán del Valle Cultural Center / PRODUCTORA
Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

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Oaxaca's Historical Archive Building / Mendaro Arquitectos
Santa Lucía del Camino, Oaxaca 

Construction Innovation

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Oaxaca's Historical Archive Building / Mendaro Arquitectos
Santa Lucía del Camino, Oaxaca 

Accesibility

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Torre Reforma / LBR + A
México City

During the ceremony, the Arquitecto Marcelo Zambrano Scholarship was awarded to Paola López, who will study a Masters in Landscape Architecture in the Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain. Also present was Tania Osorio, to whom the Scholarship's Council decided to grant a special support for her Masters in History, Theory and Society of Architecture in Berkeley, University of California. 

The event came to an end after announcing the recipient of the Lorenzo H. Zambrano Award, which pays homage to an outstanding professional in the fields of architecture and construction, whose work and passion have left a mark in history. The winner of the award was Mexican architect and landscaper Mario Schjetnan Garduño, for his trajectory in the field of architecture through the creation of public spaces with a sense of sustainability, social responsibility and environmental responsibility. 

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