Element - Cecil Balmond

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Cecil Balmond
1943 Born, Colombo, Sri Lanka
1960 University of Ceylon
1961 Left for Ibadan, Nigeria. Enrolled at University of Ibadan for mathematics and chemistry.
1962-65 University of Southampton (civil engineering)
1966-68 Working in Nigeria
1968 Joined Ove Arup and Partners, London.
1971 Imperial College, London (post-graduate work)
2002 Deputy Chairman, Arup. Chairman Building Sector. Founded Advanced Geometry Unit (AGU.)
2004 Arup Fellow.

Balmond's book Informal has won seven prizes including Best in Architecture as nominated by the RIBA Banister Fletcher Prize. He was also the first recipient of the Charles Jencks Prize for Theory in Practice.

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