CEMEX Building Award Recognizes The Best In Architecture And Construction In 11 Countries

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced the winners of the XXII Edition of the CEMEX Building Award, recognizing buildings that stand out for their constructive, conceptual, technical, and aesthetic solutions.

On this edition, the CEMEX Building Award registration recorded 545 domestic buildings and 185 constructed in Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Guatemala, Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.

The jury that evaluated all works consisted of 17 specialists from seven different countries. Winning entries of the contest were selected by the new conceptual, technical, and aesthetic solutions applied in their design, construction or use.

The CEMEX Building Award selects the best buildings constructed in different countries, recognizing the most outstanding project in each of three categories, along with two special prizes.

In the edition of the event that is exclusive for projects in Mexico, awards were given in nine categories, as well as four special prizes.

The winning projects of the XXII Edition of the CEMEX Building Award are:
 

International Winners by Category:
 

Housing
CAP
Huixquilucan, Mexico
 

Institutional-Industrial
Centro Roberto Garza Sada de Arte, Arquitectura y Diseño / Roberto Garza Sada Center for Arts, Architecture and Design
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
 

Infrastructure and Urbanism
El Palmeral de Las Sorpresas, Integración del Puerto en la Ciudad de Málaga / El Palmeral de Las Sorpresas, Port Integration in the Malaga City
Malaga, Spain
 

Winners of International Special Prizes
 

Sustainable Building
Bachillerato del Instituto Cultural Tampico / New Highschool Campus ICT
Tampico, Mexico
 

Accessibility Congruence
Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida / Great Museum of The Mayan World of Merida
Merida, Mexico
 

Mexico Winners by Category
 

Single Family Housing
CAP
Huixquilucan, State of Mexico
 

Low-Income Housing
Tetris, Vivienda Productiva de Interés Social / Tetris, Low Income Productive Housing
Obregon, Sonora
 

Medium and High-End Residential Complex
CB71
Mexico, Federal District
 

Educational and Cultural Building
Centro Roberto Garza Sada de Arte, Arquitectura y Diseño / Roberto Garza Sada Center for Arts, Architecture and Design
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
 

Public Services and Assistance
Casa de las Ideas
Tijuana, Baja California
 

Commercial and Mixed Uses
Campus Corporativo Coyoacán / Coyoacán Corporate Campus
Mexico, Federal District
 

Industrial Building Development
Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco / Pharmaceutical Plant Andromaco
Toluca, State of Mexico
 

Urbanism
Malecón Cajititlán / Cajititlan Waterfront Promenade
Tlajomulco de Zuñiga, Jalisco
 

Infrastructure
Construcción para la Ampliación del Paso Inferior Los Arcos Querétaro / Los Arcos Under Path Construction
Queretaro, Queretaro
 

Winners of Special Prizes Mexico
 

Sustainable Building
Bachillerato del Instituto Cultural Tampico / New Highschool Campus ICT
Tampico, Tamaulipas
 

Accessibility Congruence
Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Mérida / Great Museum of The Mayan World of Mérida
Merida, Yucatan
 

Social Impact
Centro Académico y Cultural San Pablo, Fundación Alfredo Harp-Helú / Academic and Cultural Center of San Pablo, Alfredo Harp-Helú Foundation
Oaxaca, Oaxaca
 

Innovation in Techniques and Construction Processes
Casa Villaseñor Maldonado / Villaseñor Maldonado House
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
 

To see the complete list of award winners, view images, and learn more about each project, visit the following links:

International winners: http://www.cemex.com/MediaCenter/BuildingAwardInternational.aspx

Mexico winners: http://www.cemex.com/MediaCenter/BuildingAwardMexico.aspx

The “Life and Work” Award was given to the architect Carlos Ferrater, for his outstanding career of more than 40 years in the construction industry and his significant contribution to architecture worldwide. For more information, visit the following link (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObra/VidaObra.aspx

The “Architect Marcelo Zambrano” Scholarship, which supports young Mexican architects in their postgraduate studies, was awarded to José Alexandro Medina, who will enroll in the Urban Planning and Design Master’s degree at Harvard Graduate School of Design. For more information, please visit the following link (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObra/BecaMarceloZambrano.aspx

CEMEX Building Award was first held in 1991 and is one of the most important events in the construction industry.

For more information about the CEMEX Building Awards, please visit (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObras.aspx

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of CEMEX or the project herein described to be materially different from those expressed or implied in this release. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein. CEMEX assumes no obligation to update or correct the information contained in this press release.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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