The call for proposals for the 2016–2017 prize is now closed. The team who provided the winning submission will be notified in early July.
In honor of Perry Chapman’s passion for developing and sharing knowledge and his commitment to integrated planning and interdisciplinary collaboration, a prize of $10,000 will be awarded annually from 2012 through 2016. This prize funds research in the planning and design of institutions of higher education. The prize is intended to further the research, development, and dissemination of emerging knowledge to improve campus environments in support of their institution’s mission.
SCUP is grateful to The Hideo Sasaki Foundation for its support of The Perry Chapman Prize.
The Hideo Sasaki Foundation, under the auspices of the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), seeks to honor the intellectual contributions of M. Perry Chapman.
As the 2008 recipient of SCUP’s K. C. Parsons Founders’ Award for Distinguished Achievement in Higher Education Planning, Chapman was committed to developing and sharing knowledge to advance integrated planning and interdisciplinary collaboration in higher education.
Chapman’s influence on campus planning and design spanned more than four decades. He affected colleagues, institutions, firms, and community organizations through his insight, mentoring, writing, and speaking. He raised the standard of planning theory through research and analysis of the relationship between the campus as a place and its impact on learning and community.
July 31, 2015 Congratulations to the winning team!
In July of 2015, the prize jury selected the winning proposal, “The emerging 21st Century ‘sticky’ and ‘flipped’ campus: An evidence-based research approach to aligning the institutional mission with new generation learning spaces,” submitted by Kenn Fisher, Associate Professor in Learning Environments at the University of Melbourne and Director of Education at Woods Bagot Architects; with Ross Donaldson, Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Western Australia, and Managing Director, Woods Bagot Architects; Robert Ellis, Associate Professor and Director of eLearning and Learning Space, University of Sydney; and Thomas Kvan, Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne. Fisher leads the team with his passion in linking evidence-based research with educational planning practice.
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