Tsuboi Award Recipients
|1991||M. Balz (Germany): "Architectural Aspects of Organic Forms and Design of Concrete Shells"|
|1992||M. Kawaguchi and M. Abe (Japan): "Design and Construction of Sant Jordi Sports Palace: A Venue for Barcelona Olympics"|
||H. Isler (Switzerland): "Generating Shell Shapes by Experiments"|
||M. Levy (USA): "The Innovation of Lightness"|
||M.E. Giuliani (Italy): Innovative Composite Spatial Structures for the New Milano Fair Exhibition Facilities"|
||B.F. Sparling, B.W. Smith and A.G. Davenport (United Kingdom): "Simplified Dynamic Analysis Methods for Guyed Masts in Turbulent Winds"|
|1997||B. Maurin, R. Motro (France): "Investigation of Minimal Forms with Density Methods"|
|1998||H. Ohmori and K. Yamamoto (Japan): "Shape Optimization of Shell and Spatial Structures for Specified Stress Distribution"|
|1999||P. Huybers (The Netherlands): "The Chiral Polyhedra"|
|2000||C. Otero, V. Gil and J. I. Alvaro (Spain): "CR-Tangent Meshes"|
|2002||T. Kokawa (Japan): "Field Study of a 30-M Span Ice Dome"|
|2003||C. Cui, H. Ohmori and M. Sasaki (Japan): "Computational Morphogenesis of 3D Structures by Extended ESO Method"|
||T. Aihara, M. Katov, N. Itagaki, M. Mitsui and K. Ito (Japan): "A Hybrid Structure Consisting of a Steel Beam String Structure and a Wooden Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Shell"|
|2005||O. Soykasap, A.M. Watt and S. Pellegrino (UK): "New Concept for Ultra-Thin Deployable Structures"|
||C. Douthe, O. Baverel and J.F. Caron (France): "Form-Finding of a Grid Shell in Composite Materials"|
|2007||Y.B Yang, L.J. Chen and C.W. Lin (Taiwan): "Cable Vibrations Caused by Moving Loads in Cable-Stayed Bridges|
|2008||B. Maurin, R. Motro, V. Raducanu and N. Pauli (France): "Soft `Tensegrity Like´ Panel: Conceptual Design and Form Finding"|
|2009||A. Steinboeck, G. Hoefinger, X. Jia and H.A. Mang (Austria): "Three Pending Questions in Structural Stability"|
|2010||P. Casinello and J.A. Torroja (Spain): "Félix Candela: His Vocational Training at the University and his Subsequent Relationship with the Institute Founded by Eduardo Torroja"|
|2011||F. Escrig (Spain): "Geometry and Structures: Historical Impressions about Architecture"|
|2012||T. Tachi and K. Miura (Japan): "Rigid-Foldable Cylinders and Cells"|
|2013||D.S. Hensel and G.B. Bover (Norway): "Nested Catenaries"|
|2015||J. Lienhard and J. Knippers: "Bending-Active Textile Hybrids"|
|2016||J. Abramczyk (Poland): "Integrated Building Forms Covered with Effectively Transformed Folded Sheets"|
|2017||K. Roovers and N. De Temmerman (Belgium): "Geometric Design of Deployable Scissor Grids Consisting of Generalized Polar Units"
|2018||V.F. Arcaro, R.M.O. Pauletti, L.R. Talarico (Brazil): "An Active Strut Stretching Approach for Form Finding of Tensegrity Membrane Structures"|
|2019||M. Muñoz-Vidal, I. R. López César, J. B. Pérez-Valcárcel, F. Suárez Riestra (Spain): "A New Approach to Expandable Structures: Crossed Expandable Frames (X-Frames)"|
|2020||Ch. Robeller, N. von Haaren (Germany): "Recycleshell: Wood-only Shell Structures Made From Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) Production Waste|
|2021||Mario SEIXAS, Luís EUSTA QUIO MOREIRA, Patrick STOFFEL, Joao BINA (Brazil): “Form Finding and Analysis of an Active Bending-Pantographic Bamboo Space Structure”|
|2022||Gabriele MIRRA, Alberto PUGNALE (Australia): "Exploring a Design Space Of Shell and Tensile Structures Generated by AI from Historical Precedents"|
|1991||E. Ramm (Germany): "Shape Finding Methods in Shells"
|1992||M. C. Allen (Canada): "Toronto Sky Dome Roof Structure: Engineering Challenge"
|1993||G. Groci and A. Visicovic (Italy): "Causes of the Failure of Coliseums over the Centuries, and Evaluation of Safety Levels"
|1994||J. Schlaich and H. Schober (Germany): "Glass-Covered Lightweight Spatial Structures"
|1995||F. Escrig, J.P. Valcarcel and J. Sanchez (Spain): "Deployable Structures Squared in Plan: Design and Construction"
|1996||M. Saitoh and A. Okada (Japan): (a) Space and Structure-Learning of Conceptual Design in Education: What Can One Learn form Building Structures; (b) From Image to Technology: The Role of String in Hybrid String Structures
|1997||K. Ishii (Japan): "Membranes Structures in Japan: Technologies for Supporting Membrane Structures"
|1998||Y. Hangai (Japan): "Buckling Analysis of Stress Unilateral Structural Systems"
|1999||N. Imagawa (Japan): "Shells and Spatial Structures: From Recent Past to the Millennium"
|2000||G. Croci (Italy): "The Restoration of the Basilica of Francis of Assisi"
||T. Tarnai (Hungary): "Origami in Structural Engineering"
|M. Uchikoshi, S. Kato, S. Nakazawa and Y. Mukaiyama (Japan): "How Do We Realize a Super Large Dome Under Severest Earthquake?: A Dome with Seismic Isolation System"
|2002||M. Bechtholt (USA): "Wood-foam Sandwich Shells: Computer-Aided Manufacturing of Complex Shapes"
|2003||M. M. Sheu, J. H. Jong, C. C. Chang, C. H. Chou and L. C. Ting (Taiwan): "Design and Failure of High-Rise Building Structures in Taiwan"
|2004||F. V. Jensen and S. Pellegrino (United Kingdom): "Expandable Blob Structures"
|2005||Y.Ookouchi, T.Takeuchi, T.Uchiyama, K.Suzuki, T.Sugiyama, T.Ogawa and S. Kato (Japan): "Experimental Studies of Tower Structures with Hysteretic Dampers"
|2006||A. Smaili and R. Motro (France): "Folding and Unfolding of Curved Tensegrity Systems by Finite Mechanism Activation"
|2007||P. Winslow, S. Pellegrino and S.B. Sharma (UK): "Mapping Two-Way Grids on to Free-Form Surface"
|2008||L. De Laet, R. Luchsinger, R. Crettol, M. Mollaert and N. De Temmerman (Belgium): "Deployable Tensairity Structures
|2009||Michael H. Ramage, John A. Ochsendorf, Peter Rich (UK/USA/South Africa): "Sustainable Shells: New African Vaults Built with Soil-Cement Tiles".
|2010||T. Van Mele and P. Block (Switzerland): "A Novel Form Finding Method for Fabric Formwork for Concrete Shells"
|2011||F. Dieringer, R. Wüchner, and K.U. Bletzinger (Germany): "Practical advances in numerical form finding and cutting pattern generation for membrane structures"
|2012||S. Neuhaeuser, M. Weickgenannt, C. Witte, W. Haase. O. Sawodny and W. Sobek (Germany): "Stuttgart Smart Shell - A Full Scale Prototype of an Adaptative Shell Structure"
|2013||P. Eisenbach, R. Vasudevan, M. Grohmann, K. Bollinger and S. Hauser (Germany): "Parapluie - Ultra Thin Concrete Shell Made of UHPC Activating Membrane Effects"
|2014||E.M. Segal, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, F. Coelho, S. Adriaenssens (USA): "An Automated Robust Design Methodology for Suspended Structures"
|2015||K-M. M. Tam, J.R. Coleman, N.W. Fine, C.T. Mueller (USA): "Stress Line Additive Manufacturing (SLAM) for 2.5-D Shells"
|2016||K. Noda, Y. Kanebako (Japan): "Structural Design of a Building with Shell and Flat Slab Hybrids"
|2017||C Hartz, A Mazurek, M. Miki, T Zegard, T. Mitchell and W.F. Baker (USA): "The Application of 2D and 3D Graphic Statics in Design"
|2018||M. Majowiecki, S. Pinardi, G. Berti, L. Patruno (Italy): "Upgrading the spoke wheel stadium roof concept"|
|2019||J. Lehrecke, J. P. Osman-Letelier, M. Schlaich (Germany): "Tendon Geometry Optimization Using Path Integrals"|
|2020||Not awarded, since IASS 2020 Symposium was postponed to 2021
|2021||Christopher ROBELLER, Eduardo DE OLIVEIRA BARATA, Enrico Valentino TAGLIABOSCHI, Felix SCHMIDT-KLEESPIES (Germany): “HexBox Canopy: a segmented timber plate shell with hardwood wedge joints”|
|2022||Lasse W. RAHBEK, Carsten R. TERP, Umberto ALIBRANDI, Poul H. KIRKEGAARD (Denmark): "Stock optimization of naturally curved wood logs on freeform truss structures”|