Always one of the most eagerly awaited architecture books of the year, this comprehensively illustrated volume brings together the winners and finalists of the 21st annual CEMEX Building Award. Sponsored by the Mexico-based cement industry giant, this competition looks at cutting-edge architecture around the world, all built from cement and aggregates. Categories span industrial buildings and large public works to low-income housing, urbanism, sustainable and accessible buildings and educational projects. The 2012 competition boasts 643 entries and winners from Mexico and many other countries. Engineer Jose Maria Garza Ponce is honored with the Life & Work Award for his 60-year career in Mexico’s urban development. As always, an inspirational publication filled with full color plates. Includes informative essays by Daniel Martínez Martínez and Guillermo Garza Martínez.
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