The Essential Homes Research Project awarded at the Architizer Awards

June 7, 2024

The Essential Homes Research Project by the Norman Foster Foundation and Holcim has won the Architizer A+ Jury Award in two categories – Architecture+For Good and Architecture+Innovation. The Architizer Awards jury is comprised of over 250 distinguished leaders and luminaries from fields which shape the world we live in.

In this partnership the Norman Foster Foundation designed the housing concept to meet essential human needs, providing safety, comfort and wellbeing for people in displacement, who can live in temporary settlements for decades.

The Essential Homes Research Project provides safety, comfort and wellbeing. Highly sustainable, this home has a 70% lower CO2 footprint compared to traditional structures. It includes a range of sustainable building solutions making it low-carbon, energy-efficient and circular.