Mark Burry wins the Sasada Award
The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Research in Asia (CAADRIA) is pleased to announce that Prof. Mark Burry has won the Sasada award for 2012. He will attend CAADRIA’s conference in Chennai, India, from 25 through 27 April 2012, and will receive the award at the Annual General Meeting at the end of the conference.
Prof. Burry is Professor of Innovation (Spatial Information Architecture) and Director of the Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory (SIAL), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of “Gaudi’ Unseen”, “Sagrada Fami’lia XXI. Gaudi’ ara / ahora / now”, and, with Jane Burry, “The New Mathematics of Architecture”.
The Sasada Award honors the late Prof. Tsuyoshi Sasada (1941-2005), formerly Professor of Osaka University, and co-founder and Fellow of CAADRIA. It is given to someone who has contributed to the next generation of researchers and academics, to the wider profession and practice in computer-aided design and research, and earned recognition in the peer community. The recipient spends a week in residence at Osaka University.