dimension to buildings and cities.? … Making your life easier for renovation projects and high-rise building For the construction of multi-story buildings and the rehabilitation of existing buildings, Holcim can provide high-performing specific solutions, thereby making the most of the usable space in cities and buildings: Concrete solutions … for structural renovations and building extensions.
Office buildings Office buildings Building offices is a significant long term investment. … We have a wide portfolio of innovative cement, aggregate, and concrete solutions as well as building systems and services for quicker jobsites, state-of-the-art environmental and thermal performance, and maximized usable space in your mid- and high-rise office buildings. … Also, our high performance concretes (HPC) help build tall and complex buildings designed to fit in tight urban spaces. We can help you obtain the most demanding green building accreditations (LEED, BREEAM, HQE).
Institutional buildings Institutional buildings Public buildings need to be exemplary in terms of safety, durability, environmental and thermal performance, as well as aesthetics. … We work with you from the design phase to completion, providing you with the most appropriate building materials solutions using adapted cement, concrete, aggregates and building systems. Our objective: ensuring maximum energy efficiency, safety, resilience and beauty for your buildings. … Our experts can help you select the best systems and materials to maximize your green building rating. We work with architects to create unique innovative designs for public buildings.
Building conversations Building conversations Architects inspire us every day to build progress for all. At this year's Venice Architecture Biennale - one of the biggest events in the field - we gave the floor to innovative and inspiring architects in the video series 'Building Conversations'. … Watch our Building Conversations series Image building_conversations_3.png Discover more Follow us on @Holcimbydesign Discover our green building solutions Striatus: the first-of-its kind 3D concrete printed bridge Accelerating green building through smart design Our commitment to the circular economy
Industrial and Commercial buildings Industrial and Commercial buildings Warehouses, plants, shopping malls, and supermarkets all have one thing in common: To meet investors’ and developers’ requirements, design teams have to design the building in a way that allows contractors to apply fast and efficient … Our building efficient systems allow the concrete to be poured horizontally and the walls then mounted on-site, for faster assembly and building time. We have advanced fast-setting concretes that reach the maximum strength faster than traditional ones. … We optimize the thermal performance of your buildings and data centers.
Specialty building solutions SPECIALTY BUILDING SOLUTIONS ? We offer a broad range of high performance building solutions, from coatings and insulations to adhesives and flooring systems with advanced energy-efficiency and renovation solutions. ? … projects ranging from affordable housing and residential buildings to major infrastructure. ? … Our business promise Together with our customers, partners and our R&D teams, we provide the most innovative solutions and products to meet the specific local customers’ needs and support them in building better, greener and smarter. Looking to find a sales team or supplier near you?
Building homeownership in India Building homeownership in India How our smart blends like ACC Gold Watershield bring innovation to families in India and beyond so that building a house is everything it’s hoped to be. ? … Prakash Shukla, a retired branch manager of the State Bank of India, is building a home for his family in Lucknow, the capital city of India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. For most Indians, home-ownership is a lifelong dream tied to societal status and family aspirations. … Given the emotional and economic gravitas with which home building is associated, such water related damages can cause severe trauma for those affected.
Firestone Building Products Firestone Building Products Firestone Building Products (FSBP) is at the forefront of sustainable buildings – with roofing systems that enable insulating, cool and green roofs. … With up to 60 of a building’s energy lost through its roof, FSBP’s industry-leading technologies play an instrumental role in enabling sustainable buildings. FSBP offers a leading level of LEED, BREEAM and other sustainable building certifications. … FSBP and Holcim offer a comprehensive range of sustainable building solutions to architects and engineers - products that incorporate sustainability and innovation from the foundation to the rooftop. Together, this can boost a building’s speed of construction and sustainability profile.
Holcim's green building solutions behind a ‘living laboratory’ of sustainable building Holcim's green building solutions behind a ‘living laboratory’ of sustainable building With population growth and urbanization on the rise, we have to rethink the way we build cities to enable greener and smarter living … At Holcim, we are at the forefront of innovative and sustainable building solutions to make green construction possible at scale. … Read more Read also Building an urban forest in France Orchids flourish in our quarries Burst the marine litter bubble The pocket parks transforming Athens Going forward in confidence
The building materials of the future The building materials of the future Concrete has a long history of over 2,000 years. But what will the concrete of the future look like, and how will it change the way we build? LafargeHolcim’s Head of Research and Development, Edelio Bermejo, answers. ? Q. … How will the “building materials of the future” go further than what is already available? A: Cement and concrete have changed little for hundreds of years. However, we are now at the cusp of developing the next generation of building materials. … And finally, use less concrete in the building. ? Q. How will innovation help to make these changes towards sustainability - in a way that allows society to keep pace with the growing demand for buildings and infrastructure? A: The first step will be achieved through carbon capture.
Building net zero Building net zero The time for climate action is now – and we are making it happen ? At Holcim climate action is at the heart of our strategy. … 06 February 2022 Green building solutions We offer the world’s broadest range of green solutions, like ECOPact green concrete and ECOPlanet green cement, making low-carbon construction possible at scale. … Discover more Our green building solutions have been recognized by the Solar Impulse Foundation Circular construction Green building solutions Smart design Next-generation technologies Climate action is everyone's business Net zero pledge Building conversations
Building net zero Building net zero The time for climate action is now – and we are making it happen ? At Holcim climate action is at the heart of our strategy. … Green building solutions We offer the world’s broadest range of green solutions, like ECOPact green concrete and ECOPlanet green cement, making low-carbon construction possible at scale. … Discover more Our green building solutions have been recognized by the Solar Impulse Foundation Circular construction Green building solutions Smart design Next-generation technologies Climate action is everyone's business Net zero pledge Building conversations
Building Progress around World BUILDING PROGRESS FOR PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD Holcim aims to thrive with our people and communities. We create social value linked to our business through the affordable housing and community initiatives we lead. … The training improves not only technical skills such as the building of structural elements and masonry, but also transversal issues like life skills competences, administration or workplace security. … Building on our long tradition of working closely with our communities and promoting their health and well-being, our teams all around the world mobilized to implement an extraordinary range of measures at country level to fight Covid-19.
We’re building a world that is smarter WE’RE BUILDING A WORLD THAT IS SMARTER We lead the largest R&D organisation in the industry, with six innovation centres, 300 researchers and 1,500 active patents. … That’s why we partner with more than 40 leading academic institutions and hundreds of start-ups around the world, to enable breakthrough ideas and stay at the forefront of sustainable building. … We support gifted digital minds, new to the building industry, by sharing knowledge and insight. Helping to drive forward-thinking ideas, at scale, across the business. Read more
Digitally building the new normal Digitally building the new normal The range of?LafargeHolcim's dry mortars offers solutions and products targeted to suit the local needs of our customers. … Building with more digital This injection of digital solutions is also revealing valuable findings to further improve and customize our services. … Read also Building greener cities, from foundation to rooftop Building progress as women in science at Holcim Exploring a breakthrough technology in carbon capture utilization and storage Paving the way to e-mobility Firestone roofing enables Asia’s largest urban rooftop farm
Building a healthier world together Building a healthier world together ? jan 3 jan 3 COVID-19 is changing how we live and how we work in many ways. … Building on this commitment, we are proud to join the “Recover Better” movement , launched by the Science Based Targets initiative, the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business coalition to embed climate action in today’s economic recovery. Holcim is leading the way in low-carbon construction. … At Holcim, we are going back to business firmly committed to building a healthier world together. More than ever, we want to demonstrate leadership by connecting the dots between this unprecedented health crisis and the need for a sustainable recovery. Join us to make an even bigger difference!
Building a net-zero future Building a net-zero future The construction sector has an essential role to play to build a net-zero future. We are ready to play our part by becoming the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. … At the forefront of green building solutions From our ECOPact green concrete to our ECOPlanet green cement, we offer the world’s first global ranges of low-carbon building materials. … buildings to reflect the desired CO2 and circularity performance.
DYNAMax - Building New Dimensions DYNAMax - Building New Dimensions Make your big ideas a reality with DYNAMax: the ultimate performance concrete for the new design trends and engineering challenges of our ever-evolving world, characterized by high strength, outstanding durability and superior rigidity … In combination with other products from the Holcim range, it opens up a new world of building with concrete. ? … Key benefits of building with DYNAMAX More design freedom ? Use thinner cross-sections for columns, walls and slabs Build larger spans and longer column grids Enjoy slender design with the same or higher load bearing capacity Gain improved functionality and more usable space for the same building volume
Leading the way to green building Leading the way to green building The building sector has an essential role to play to accelerate our world’s transition to net zero, from the materials used in construction, all the way to improving a building’s energy efficiency throughout its lifecycle. … Holcim's four levers to accelerate our sector’s transition to net zero Holcim's sustainable projects around the world Boston University, Center for Computing & Data Sciences The largest carbon neutral building in Boston built with ECOPact green concrete. … By building up green demand for existing solutions across our value chains we can accelerate the transition to net zero together. ? Images: KPMB Architects, Alden Studios for Robert A.M.
Creating jobs and building houses Creating jobs and building houses ? Contributing to sustainable communities, Holcim Madagascar runs different CSR projects to support social and economic development in the Ibity region, from building sustainable houses for vulnerable families to generating jobs in agriculture … Leveraging on our expertise in sustainable and innovative building materials, Holcim Madagascar launched the Maharitra Village project, which included the building of five new and sustainable houses for vulnerable families in 2020. ?
Webinar: Building a nature-positive future Webinar: Building a nature-positive future How can we contribute to building a nature-positive future? … Save the date to discover how Holcim is taking a nature-based approach across its products and solutions and share your perspectives on building a nature-positive future. We look forward to seeing you. … We aspire to be the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. We are at the forefront of green building solutions and making cities greener from foundation to rooftop by investing in nature-focused solutions.
Building again with construction and demolition waste Building again with construction and demolition waste About our recycling center in Austria LafargeHolcim continuously develops new business models that address waste challenges.? … In addition, the waste heat from the kiln is reused by the local community for the heating of buildings.?With the Geocycle Recycling Center, the team is also setting a standard in recycling CDW.
Delivering high performance building materials Delivering high performance building materials We are the exclusive supplier of the larger-than-life Bogotá-Villavicencio road infrastructure project. ? Started in 2017, the project is expected to be fully delivered in 2021.
Holcim Accelerator For Building Industry Entrepreneurs Holcim Accelerator Led by Holcim with world class Corporate Partners, Holcim Accelerator offers a unique and an intensive 6-months acceleration program to foster innovation collaboration along the construction value chain with a powerful mix of entrepreneurial
Building an urban forest in France Building an urban forest in France Projects like “Edge of an Urban Forest“ reduce the heat island effect while absorbing CO2 at the same time.