Francesco Laccone and Sandro Menicagli (University of Pisa) have been awarded fib Conceptual Design Award 2023 in the category: young engineers and architects under the age of 35. The fib – International Federation for Structural Concrete – Fédération Internationale du Béton organizes a competition to address the current challenges in the design of concrete structures. The award is given for a solution that reflects sustainability, innovation and circular economy.
The poster “Static- and fabrication-aware concrete shells segmented into flat tiles” by Francesco Laccone and Sandro Menicagli was first selected as one of the 10 nominees on the shortlist for the prize and then awarded during the symposium dinner at the the fib International Symposium on Conceptual Design of Concrete Structures 2023, held in Oslo on 29th June – 1st July 2023.