Instituted by the Italcementi Group, the fifth largest cement producer in the world, arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture is an international architecture award for female designers. The winner for arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture 2014 is Portuguese Architect Ines Lobo who is recognized for her ability to work at different scales, integrating new buildings within existing urban fabric. The Jury also awarded Special Mentions to Indian architect Shimul Jhaveri Kadri, German architect Anna Heringer and Chilean architect Cecilia Puga.
The initiative focuses on the projects and constructions inspiring technological innovation, environmental quality, cost-effective use of resources and social responsibility. Zuari Cement with a total cement manufacturing capacity of 6.2 million tons in India is part of the worldwide Italcementi Group.