CITA wins ACADIA award

Date
21.04.2016
Category
Research and Innovation

CITA wins the prestigious Academic Program Award of Exellence for their pioneering approach to design research and experimental pedagogy in Europe.  

The award recognizes CITA's "pioneering approach to design research and experimental pedagogy in Europe. CITA has established itself as a leader in exploring interdisciplinary projects integrating novel approaches to advanced computing, digital fabrication, interactive architecture, among others."

An award given by peers
This years award winners have been chosen by the ACADIA board of directors, and Professor Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen will be accepting the award on behalf of CITA at the ACADIA conference in Michigan.

"ACADIA is the most prestigious and most important of the organisations in our field. It means a lot to be acknowledged by them and it cements the position of CITA in international research, " says Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen. "We are really pleased to be reckognised by our fellow researchers and peers in this way." 

Facts
ACADIA (Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture) is an international network of digital design researchers and professionals, who facilitate critical investigations into the role of computation in architecture, planning, and building science, encouraging innovation in design creativity, sustainability, and education.

Members of the board:  Nathan Miller (formand - CASE), Duks Koschitz (MIT Architecture), Adam Marcus (Princeton University), Kyle Steinfeld (UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design) og Kathy Velikov (University of Michigan).