CEMEX Building Award Recognizes the Best in Architecture and Construction in 13 Countries

CEMEX Building Award Recognizes the Best in Architecture and Construction in 13 Countries

  • CEMEX award has identified the best construction projects in different categories in Mexico and the world for 21 years
  • The "Life and Work" award and the "Architect Marcelo Zambrano" scholarship were also awarded
  • There were 634 participating projects this year

MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. ("CEMEX") (NYS: CX) announced the winners of the XXI Edition of the CEMEX Building Award, recognizing buildings that stand out for their construction, conceptual, technical, and aesthetic solutions.

The CEMEX Building Award selects the best buildings constructed in 13 countries, including Mexico. It recognizes the most outstanding project in 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 XXI Edition of the award are:

International Winners by Category:



Family State in Herzegovina
Location: Ljubuški, Bosnia & Herzegovina


Porfirio Barba Jacob School
Location: Bogota, Colombia

Infrastructure and Urbanism

Baluarte Bridge
Location: Sinaloa, México

Winners of International Special Prizes


Accessibility Congruence

San Norberto Parish
Location: Bogota, Colombia

Sustainable Building

Edificio Atmósfera
Location: Jalisco, México

Mexico Winners by Category


Single Family Housing

2G House
Location: Nuevo León, Mexico

Low-Income Housing

Quiero Casa La Viga Residential Condominium
Location: México City, Mexico

Medium and High-End Residential Complex

OB Houses
Location: Yucatán, Mexico

Industrial Building Development

Production Plant and Corporate Offices, Dogo Group
Location: Estado de México, Mexico

Commercial and Mixed Uses

Office Under the Shade of an Almond Tree
Location: Yucatán, Mexico

Public Services and Assistance

Restoration and Enhancement of the Old City Hall of Linares, N.L.
Location: Nuevo León, Mexico

Educational and Cultural Building

University Stadium - Autonomous University of Puebla
Location: Puebla


Integral Renewal of Glorieta Minerva
Location: Jalisco, Mexico

Infrastructure (Tie/Draw)

Baluarte Bridge
Location: Sinaloa, Mexico

La Yesca Hidroelectric Project Control Structure

Location: Jalisco, Mexico

Winners of Special Prizes Mexico


Sustainable Building

Edificio Atmósfera
Location: Jalisco, Mexico

Accessibility Congruence

Guadalajara ITESM Library
Location: Jalisco, Mexico

Social Impact

Interactive Science Museum of Nayarit
Location: Nayarit, Mexico

Innovation in Techniques and Construction Processes

Complex Geometries in Concrete
Location: Nuevo León, Mexico

To see the complete list of award winners, view images, and learn more about each project, please 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 José María Garza Ponce, renowned Mexican Engineer, for his outstanding 60-year career in the construction industry and his significant contribution to Mexico's urban development. For more information, please 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 Adriana Chávez Sánchez from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. For more information, please visit the following link (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObra/BecaMarceloZambrano.aspx

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 service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through its efforts to pursue innovative industry solutions and efficiency advancements and to promote a sustainable future.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.
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Jorge Pérez, +52 (81) 8888-4334
Investor Relations
Eduardo Rendón, +52 (81) 8888-4256
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Luis Garza, +52 (81) 8888-4136

KEYWORDS:   United States  Mexico  North America  Central America  South America  Colombia  New York


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