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From some 6,000 submissions in the third cycle of the Holcim Awards com- petition, the best were celebrated at five two-day events held in Casablanca, Milan, Buenos Aires, Washington D.C. and Singapore. Architects, other building pro- fessionals, and guests of Holcim came together to honor the 53 prize winners and to exchange ideas on the subject of sustainable construction. The winners of the regional main prizes are all nominated to compete for the Global Holcim Awards. All regional winners are eligible to compete for a Global Holcim Innovation prize. The two juries will make their selections in the first quarter of 2012. This issue of Foundations is dedicated to the groundbreaking projects showcased in the regional Holcim Awards 2011 presentations. And the winners are... December 2011 High five: Julie Snow and Matthew Kreilich celebrate winning the Holcim Awards Bronze for the region North America for their project “Energy and water efficient border control station, Van Buren, ME, USA.”