Recognition for innovation and quality in construction

To promote the recognition of the professionalism and quality in the work of the Spanish construction companies, the magazine "Arte y Cemento" launched an award under the name "Primeros Premios de Arte y Construccion Cemento 2011. The award ceremony will coincide with the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the magazine.
This prize honours institutions that made a significant contribution to research and development of products and systems that allow a constant renewal and updating of the construction sector.

ALUCOBOND®, which is distrbuted in Spain by ThyssenKrupp Plastic receives the prize for the best company in the field of facades.


All winners receive a special trophy: a work of art made from 100% cream marble, which was designed exclusively for the occasion by the sculptor and master craftsman Ivan Larrea Alicante, the only sculptor in the world to be dedicated to the construction of organs from stone and musical monuments. Right now he is constructing a huge stone organ for the sanctuary of Santa Maria Magdalena de Novelda, Alicante, with a weight of 40,000kg.


More information about the other awardees can be read here.

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Carlos Gómez-Zorrilla, ALUCOBOND representative in Spain and Mr. Salinas from ThyssenKrupp receiving the price.