Associazione Edoardo Benvenuto
per la ricerca sulla Scienza e l'Arte del Costruire nel loro sviluppo storico
WINNER
of the Edoardo Benvenuto Prize
10th edition - year 2012

Philippe Block

for his dissertation:

"THRUST NETWORK ANALYSIS,
Exploring Three-Dimensional Equilibrium"
Doctoral Philosophical Thesis inArchitecture,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.


Jury:
Professor Jacques Heyman (University of Cambridge)
Professor Santiago Huerta (Universitad Politecnica de Madrid)
Professor Anna Sinopoli (Università di Roma La Sapienza)

REPORT OF THE JURY:

All participants' contributions are of high quality; the most deserving work is certainly the oneproposed by Philippe Block.

- The final classification is therefore:
1° Philippe Block
2° Alessia Bianco
3° Stefano De Santis

- The Edoardo Benvenuto Prize 2012 is awarded to Philippe Block for his dissertation: "THRUST NETWORK ANALYSIS, Exploring Three-Dimensional Equilibrium" - Doctoral Philosophical Thesis in
Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.

- A special mention is proposed for the works of:

Alessia Bianco: "MACHINATIO. Per una storia della diagnostica architettonica precontemporanea" - Book, Aracne Editrice, Roma, September 2011.

Stefano De Santis: "Load-carrying capability and seismic assessment of masonry bridges" - Doctoral Philosophical Thesis in Civil Engineering, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Roma, February 2011.