Winner from Jordan in LH Award - Next Generation


The winners of LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 have been announced in Nairobi, Kenya. The eleven winning projects share in USD 330,000 prize money, and illustrate how sustainability in building is rapidly gaining significance in the Middle East Africa region.

Steps of Amman, an urban stair and library in the city of Amman in Jordan, transcends disciplinary boundaries by simultaneously being a building, an urban infrastructure, and patch of landscape.


More than just a project for a building, the design makes a plea for reinforcing the civic role of architecture in contemporary culture.