The International Edition of the 2019 CEMEX Works Award will feature 32 projects from 14 countries.
CEMEX, SAB de CV (“CEMEX”) (BMV: CEMEXCPO) today announced the 32 finalist projects that participate in the International Edition of the 2019 CEMEX Works Award, a contest that recognizes the best and most innovative construction proposals worldwide .
This year's award will feature 14 countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Spain, France, Mexico, Montenegro, Panama, Poland, Puerto Rico, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic and the United Kingdom.
The CEMEX Works Award is one of the top awards in the construction industry, promoting a culture of sustainability and innovation by recognizing works and people who are tracing the effect towards new and best practices in the industry.
The CEMEX Works Award, International Edition, is divided into five categories: Residential Housing, Economic Housing, Building, Collective Space and Infrastructure. It also has four special awards: Universal Accessibility, Innovation in Construction, Social Value and Sustainable Building.
Some of the works that will represent their countries are the Palacio de Congresos and the Hotel Palma de Mallorca, in Spain; the Water and Light pavement in France; Finca La Caja School, in Costa Rica, among others.
The jury that determined the winners was made up of 16 judges with extensive experience in the construction sector, originating in six countries: Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, United States, Panama and the Dominican Republic.
The awards ceremony will be held on November 7, 2019 in Mexico City, after announcing the winners of the Mexico edition.
The statuette that is given to the winners is a piece created by the Mexican sculptor Miguel Ángel González. The award combines black marble and concrete. He refers to the inspiration of the human being to use the materials at his disposal and turn them into elements of expression of architecture, construction and design.
CEMEX is a global materials company for the construction industry that offers high quality products and reliable services. CEMEX maintains its track record of benefiting those it serves through innovative construction solutions, efficiency improvements and efforts to promote a sustainable future. For more information, please visit: www.cemex.com