Henry Sanoff

Henry Sanoff

Emeritus Profesor of Architecture, North Carolina State University
Henry Sanoff, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the School of Architecture, North Carolina State University. He studied architecture at Pratt Institute, New York. Pro- fessor Sanoff came to the College of Design, NC State University in 1966 from the University of Cali- fornia, Berkeley, where he was an Assistant Professor from 1963. Professor Sanoff taught courses related to community design, social architecture, design research, design methodology, and design programming. He lectured at more than 85 institutions and organizations in the USA and abroad including Australia, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of London, Oxford Polytechnic, Royal College of Art, Monterrey Technical Institute, Tokyo University, Western Aus- tralia Institute of Technology, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, University of Wellington, Royal Danish Academy of Art, University of Thessaloniki, University of Hamburg, Seoul National University, Misr University, Yonsei University, and the Polish Institute of Architects. Professor Sanoff is recognized as the principal founder of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) in 1969, where he received the 2017 career award. A member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers and award winner as Alumni Distin- guished Graduate Professor, Sanoff received the Statue of Victory, World Culture Prize for Letters, Arts, and Science; awards from Progressive Architecture Design Awards Program and the Award of Honor, and Career award, Environmental Design Research Association. He received the Sigma Iota Rho award for Distinguished International Service, the NCSU Outstanding Extension Service Award, North Carolina Alumni Association honor as Distinguished Graduate Professor, North Carolina State University, Holladay Medal of Excellence, Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Achievement Award, American Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Architecture Distinguished Professor, and ACSA Community Design Award, He has held many international fellowships including University Professor, University of London, the Chettle Fellowship, University of Sydney, Nell Norris Fellowship, University of Melbourne, Lecture Fellowship, Institute of South African Architects, and the Distinguished Fulbright Award to Seoul National University, Korea, and the Fulbright Senior Specialists Award to Peru. Overall he has 85 published papers and 20 books, several of which have been translated into Korean, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish languages.

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