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The second cycle of the Holcim Awards competition ended with an exciting climax. The four global prizes were conferred at handover events in Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Fez, and San Francisco. The Holcim Group companies in each country used the occasion to focus the attention of the public, customers, designers and media on the importance of sustainable construction – and to show how Holcim is playing its part. – The cover image shows the winners at the Awards ceremony in Fez being drenched in a sparkling array of camera flash for minutes. Global Holcim Awards: From San Francisco to Fez November 2009